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On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 01:41:41PM -0700, Richard Crawford wrote:
> Hypothetically speaking, how difficult would it be to switch an existing
> RH box to Debian?  Assuming, of course, that all of the home directories
> and downloaded extra software live on different partitions than root...

  This is easy ... as Gabe mentioned it can be done remotely.

  The main issue you should keep in mind is the various fancy Gnome and=20
KDE applications might not cope with the .config files in your home=20
directories.

  If you have problems with any applications after the switch, you might wa=
nt to make a new user account and see if the new user has the same problem.=
  If they don't you should figure out which config file is a problem, or ju=
st copy your data some place else... nuke the old home directory and make a=
 new one
  deluser FOO; adduser
then more the data back...

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