A few years ago I installed Debian which is my favorite OS.
There are many things in Linux I don't understand.
Why should I make separate partitions for
/varand so on?
I can see more drawbacks than benefits. One benefit is that I can use
ext4 with journaling for
ext4 without journaling for other partitions.
Main drawback is size limit. When I was partitioning my disk I was taught to allocate ~1GB for
/tmp. And now I have trouble because it's not enough! Copying DVDs needs more free space. Even caching YouTube's concerts needs more than 1GB of free space.
What are the benefits of having a separate partition for