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Here's the thing. I did a fresh install of 11.10. I created a separate partition for /home and another for /. I then installed 11.04 on the / partition. Now I still have the /home on the separate partition and the home dir that came with 11.04. How do I merge the two or replace the 11.04 home directory?

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Try this command:

sudo rsync -vaEW /path/to/old/home /path/to/new/home

This will effectively sync the two directories.

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Worked. Thanks. –  rockr101 Apr 21 '12 at 18:44
    
No problem. Pleasure. –  SirCharlo Apr 21 '12 at 20:19

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