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Month: April 2014

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

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:59:09 -0400
Honestly I don't think you'll loose your data, as long as you choose
not to reformat it. I can't imagine a scenario where they do a full
disk wipe

On 12 April 2014 10:37, Tini <trin@...> wrote:
> 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.
> --- Original Message ---
> 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...
> Thierry
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