I am trying to move from Bodhi Linux to Linux Mint 13 (Mate). Both of them are built on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS (I am pretty sure).
How is the best way to move my home folder over to a new / separate partition?
I already have Mint installed on this machine, too, so I guess I could COPY it all over. However, it might be better just to move the home folder to a new partition? That way, when it is time to update Mint, I will still have my home folder.
Oh, and since I already have mint installed, once I but the Home folder from Bodhi Linux on a new partition, how do I tell mint to use that Home folder (that came from Bodhi Linux) as the new home folder?
Or should I just copy everything over from the Bodhi Linux Home folder to the Linux Mint Home folder, then take the (newly copied) home folder in Linux Mint and put that in a new partition?
Thanks in advance.
One more thing: I have a mysql database I would like to migrate over too... Is there a way to do that as well?