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Re: [vox-tech] Re-assigning Partitions

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Re-assigning Partitions
  • From: "Doug Huckaba" <mrdoug@2xtreme.nMAPSet>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 15:35:25 -0800
  • References: 3A02047F.721E084D@ucdavis.edu

I can speak for vmware, I purchased it a year ago and use it about every 
day. When you run the install script, it will default to /usr/local/bin, but you 
can change it to your hearts desire (without paying for it later ;-).

I think staroffice wants /opt but it's been several versions since I tried.


On 2 Nov 2000, at 16:19, Patrick B. Lickiss wrote:

Date sent:              Thu, 02 Nov 2000 16:19:11 -0800
From:                   "Patrick B. Lickiss" <pblickiss@ucdavis.edu>
To:                     vox-tech@franz.mother.com
Subject:                [vox-tech] Re-assigning Partitions
Send reply to:          vox-tech@lists.mother.com

> Well, here's the issue.  When I first installed Linux on my system,
> I partitioned my 6.4 GB hard drive to contain:  /boot, /, and my swap
> file.  I then partitioned my 25GB hard drive to contain /usr (why I
> don't know just bear with me :) ).  My question is, as I install
> programs (VMware, Star Office, various utilities) am I going to wihs
> that I paritioned the 25GB elsewhere?  If so, how do I fix this short of
> re-formatting and re-installing?  Does anyone know if programs like Star
> Office and VMware install in the /usr directory?  or is it the /home
> directory?  Anyway, any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Patrick

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