[kde-linux] Different .kde files for different hosts

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu Aug 25 22:49:56 UTC 2005

On Friday 26 August 2005 00:43, James Bigler wrote:
> I work at a place with many varied installations of Linux and conversely
> KDE. My home directory is mounted via NFS on all these machines, so .kde is
> shared between them.
> I'm having problems when I log into another machine that is running a
> different version of KDE or has a different setup.  For example my
> workstation has dual monitors while many other machines do not.  The .kde
> directory gets shared between conflicting versions of KDE and things start
> to go bad.
> I was wondering if there was a way to get KDE to look into different paths
> based on the machine.  That way I could have effectively a .kde-host1 and a
> .kde-host2 and keep them separate.

Yes, quite easily.
KDE defaults to .kde in the user's home directory, but will take the directory 
the environment variable KDEHOME points to


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtforum.org
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