[kde-linux] upgrading to KDE 4.2.4
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 4 10:39:04 UTC 2009
On Friday 04 December 2009 09:56:13 David Jarvie wrote:
> On Fri, December 4, 2009 4:32 am, Duncan wrote:
> > Pablo Sanchez posted on Thu, 03 Dec 2009 21:26:57 -0500 as excerpted:
> >> On Thursday 03 December 2009 at 8:43 pm, Louis Hinman penned about
> >> "[kde-linux] upgrading to KDE 4.2.4"
> >>> ... how do I backup the data and setttings in KMail, KOrganizer, and
> >>> Konqueror and migrate it all to 4.2.4?
> >> Hi Lou,
> >> I believe all you'll need to do is rename `~/.kde' to be `~/.kde4' Or
> >> if you have spare disk space, you can be super careful and `cp -rad
> >> ~/.kde ~/.kde4'
> >> You'll want to do either when you're not logged in as yourself. You
> >> might want to boot up at level three - pass `3' to `grub'
> >> Please let others respond in case I'm wrong though. :)
> It's not guaranteed that your kmail emails are stored in ~/.kde. If you
> have migrated in the past from older KDE versions, they could be in
> ~/Mail, or somewhere else. Look in ~/.kde/share/kmailrc (I think) to find
> the location if you have problems locating your emails.
Better still, back up the whole of your /home/you directory to a usb pen-drive
if at all possible. If you have space to spare, back up /etc as well.
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