Adding Old /home Docs to a New System



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This is pretty obvious for many, but just to be clear for noobs, or those migrating from a previous Ubuntu system to a new one for the first time.

If you're migrating from a previous Ubuntu OS such as Jaunty Jackalope, you'll have backed up various files and folders, especially from your old /home/username directory.

Just pull them into the new /home/username directory for Karmic Koala.

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