I am using linux mostly for programming in python/go/C++ from vim in a shell. It always takes me sometime to set my environments right when installing a new machine. Any tips on how I can reuse an existing home directory set up that I like on a new machine?
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A few options I have used are:
/home/userdirectory located on its own partition in your hard drive. Whenever you install a new Linux distro, create a user with the same UID as your other systems, and mount your
Similar to option 1, keep all configuration files on its own partition or flash drive and install them where necessary.
Keep all your configuration files on github (or something similar), and download them on new systems.