[Digikam-users] Some linux questions

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 08:01:45 BST 2011

2011/9/28 Paul Verizzo <paulv at paulv.net>:
> I know this isn't about digiKam, but the fact is that I look on the folks in
> this list serve as being good, intelligent sources on linux matters.
>  Instead of posting to some generic Linux site and getting all kinds of
> answers from idiotic to disdaining and occasionally helpful, I'd like to ask
> your thoughts on the following questions.  Please respond back channel paulv
> (you know what) paulv.net
> Thanks!
> The questions are,
> 1.  If I have a hard drive with a working linux distro on it, and I want the
> hd to have other distros in addition, do I need to have separate partitions
> for each distro?  What about the swap partition?

yes, using a partition for each / of distro is the best way. You can
share /home, /tmp, swap, etc between distro.

To try other distro, why not to use VirtualBox ?

Gilles Caulier

More information about the Digikam-users mailing list