15 Great Ubuntu Tips For Linux Power Users
Aug 28, 2009, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Varun Kashyap)
"3. Start from wherever you left off
You can make Ubuntu remember the applications you had open when you
last logged out, so that when you log back in again you’ll
find all those applications running and you can resume right from
where you left off.
"4. Create a Separate Ubuntu Linux Home Partition
New versions of Ubuntu arrive every 6 months. Although you can
upgrade to the latest version via the update manager, sometimes the
upgrade doesn’t work as expected so some users like to do a
fresh clean install.
"The disadvantage with that of course is that you lose data you
had in your home directory. To overcome this you can create a
separate Home partition when you are installing Ubuntu, size it
according to your requirements and then when you decide to install
Ubuntu the next time, simply specify this partition as the Home
partition (by choosing /home as the mount point)."