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I decided to use Ubuntu as my main operating system tonight and have been setting everything up. I installed it on a 64GB SSD, however I want my home directory and default install location to be on my 1TB HDD. How would I go about setting this up? Thanks.

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@ManulaWaidyanatha What about changing the default install location? – Zach Latta Aug 15 '12 at 8:59
what do you mean by default installation location. Is it /home default installation location ???? – Manula Waidyanatha Aug 15 '12 at 9:19
@ManulaWaidyanatha: I am sorry. I am relatively new to Ubuntu and am still getting used to its file structure. I found…, which should solve my problem. Thanks anyways! – Zach Latta Aug 15 '12 at 9:27

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