[kde-linux] KMail Directories

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Mon Oct 24 15:52:40 UTC 2005

On Monday 24 October 2005 13:58, Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. wrote:
> SuSE 9.3
> Until the other day when, for some unknown reason, my keyboard quit
> responding I had been running KDE 3.5 beta 1 and then beta 2 with the
> directory ~/.kdetest.
> Is there an easy way to transfer the emails that are stored in ~/detest to
> ~/.kde as I have reverted to using KDE 3.4.2?

Moving mail directories is usually best done with tar.

Something like (check paths before doing it, maybe backup .kde as well)
#> cd ~/.kdetest
#> tar cvf ~/mails.tar share/apps/kmail/mail share/config/kmailrc
#> cd ~/.kde
#> tar xvf ~/mails.tar


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