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Month: April 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Doing Non-Destructive Installations?

From: Tini <trin@...>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:31:43 -0300
In order to backup the files I'll have to buy a 1TB drive. 
And I meant to say I have '700GB of data', not '700MB'.

--- Original Message ---
From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
To: trinity-users@...
Subject: Re: [trinity-users] Doing Non-Destructive Installations?
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Right now? Back it up and do a full install. Otherwise ? Use a separate
home partition.

On Apr 11, 2014 9:18 PM, "Tini" <trin@...> wrote: 
> I tried to install TDE-Kubuntu Precise (
> and was told there
> is another version of linux there.
> I was then offered a choice to 'install alongside' (I don't have enough
> space) or to 'replace current linux'.
> I chose 'replace current linux' but was told this would use the entire
> disk and all of my personal files would be erased! I want to install the
> new OS,
> I don't want to format the entire drive and lose all of my files.
> Is there a way to install linux without losing 700MB of my personal files?