Installing Linux Mint while retaining /home

In this section, we'll walk through installing Linux Mint as we did earlier, but this time, we're going to assume that we want to maintain the home directory partition. This way, you'll see how the installation procedure differs when you also want to retain your data. To get started, you first boot your computer with the Linux Mint installation DVD or flash drive that you would have created earlier in this book, and start the installer by double-clicking on the Install Linux Mint icon on the desktop.

For the first several screens of the installer, we'll go through the process the same as we did the first time. On the first Welcome screen, we'll choose our local language and then click on Next. On the ...

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