I want to change the default install path of the Ubuntu software center. I looked at this article: How do I change Software Center's default installation path? but a) it is for an older version of Ubuntu and b) it isn't clear - in the 3rd answer mainly - if moving the home dir will change the install path of new packages.
Initially, when I installed Ubuntu I was still using Windows, so I made the partition relatively small (40gb) expecting to install some apps, but use my third storage partition (400gb) to keep all my files. Now, I am planning on dumping windows, but don't want to do a clean Install of Ubuntu necessarily.
Furthermore, if I do a clean install, with the home dir backed up, will all my applications be backed up also?
Thank you in advance.