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install ubuntu on the SSD and all apps and documents in the HDD. Can i?

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marked as duplicate by NikTh, user68186, Seth, Braiam, karel Feb 19 '14 at 2:07

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See my answer to a similar question askubuntu.com/questions/282831/… –  user68186 Feb 18 '14 at 22:05
@user68186 you can link your answer straightforward with the share button. askubuntu.com/a/282903/95393 . By the way, nice answer (+1) –  NikTh Feb 18 '14 at 22:09

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Yes. The OS is the root filesystem or /. The other stuff will fall under /home. During partitioning, do a manual partitioning and set the two drives as such. Don't forget to make your OS bootable.

For example

14GB /
8GB   swap

500GB /home
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programs instal in "/home"? sure? –  Sonzini Feb 19 '14 at 12:11
Most programs will go in /. There are some exceptions, such as Windows programs under wine. However, there is no easy way to change this Linux does not keep all programs in a single folder like Windows. –  user68186 Feb 20 '14 at 11:47

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