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


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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
  • programs instal in "/home"? sure?
    – Sonzini
    Feb 19, 2014 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, 2014 at 11:47

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