[kde-linux] kontact looses all contacts
cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Sep 14 08:18:18 UTC 2006
On Thursday 14 September 2006 07:40, Donatas G. wrote:
> noskule wrote:
> > the data are stord in:
> > ~/.kde/share/apps/kabc
> > these files are inside:
> > /lock
> > std.vcf
> > std.vcf_1
> > std.vcf_2
> > std.vcf_3
> > std.vcf_4
> > std.vcf_5
> > std.vcf_6
> > std.vcf_7
> > *_2 and *_3 are emty the other contains a mix of contact entrys
> These are backups of your contacts. Should be complete backups at a
> particular point in time. Just rename one of these to std.vcf to get the
> contacts back.
> But I have no clue as to how it happens. I have had problems with
> Kontact loosing email messages, but not contacts...
I have seen it happen occasionally. When you have got your contacts back,
either as Donatas told you, or from a backup CD, it's also worth while
creating a permanent backup. I create one called std.vcf.sav, and overwrite
it occasionally when I'm aware that new contacts have been added.
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