[kde-linux] upgrading to KDE 4.2.4
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sat Dec 5 13:29:17 UTC 2009
On Saturday, 2009-12-05, Gmail wrote:
> On Saturday 05 December 2009 03:16:23 you wrote:
> > On Friday 04 December 2009 13:38:19 Gmail wrote:
> > > > 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.
> > > >
> > > > Anne
> > >
> > > A thing to wish for would be that KDE apps had a better separation of
> > > data/documents a user creates and other support files.
> > > Then it had been easy to just have data in a separate partition that
> > > could be mounted in different systems and used by different
> > > applications. As standard not with manual work as now.
> > > Now we have all data in a /local and own apps/script in /usr/local.
> > > Always there whatever system we install or boot.
> > I'm sorry - you have totally lost me. /home/you contains your personal
> > settings and data. That's all. And none of your data is elsewhere
> > unless you have very deliberately caused it to be so . How you come to
> > have data scattered around your system is a puzzle that only you can
> > answer.
> > Anne
> No Ann I did not lost you.
> My computers are probably a little different from what is expected. I have
> several distribution/version root file systems as I have our embedded root
> file systems we are working on. But I want the same data whichever system I
> boot. Also I might move to another computer but I still want my "home data"
> with me but not every "homes" configuration.
Anne didn't suggest to take the whole /home tree but only the one for your
It indeed contains all your data and config unless you have explicitly put
some things elsewhere.
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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