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Month: April 2014

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

From: Tini <trin@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:37:27 -0300
I did a quick check, my local shop sells 'HGST Touro Mobile' XHDD 
for $55. So, I'll grab one next week and backup all of my home files 
(shoulda did that already) and then install the new OS.

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From: Thierry de Coulon <tdecoulon@...>
To: trinity-users@...
Subject: Re: [trinity-users] Doing Non-Destructive Installations?
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014

On Saturday 12 April 2014 04.52:21 Calvin Morrison wrote:
> well... Okay here's a longer answer... You could in theory delete
> everything besides your home folder, then install on partition, and
> manually make a user when you're done the install.

Yep, but be aware that if anything goes wrong you WILL lose your data. 

You don't say how much space you have or why another drive is no option, but having 700 GB of valuable data and no backup... that's dangerous. 

Hard disks do die...