how to clean up config files?
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Mon Apr 10 06:51:27 BST 2006
> I have been using linux for a little over a year now with KDE. I have
> changed distros/hardware and reinstalled a few times but have always
> retained my home folder.
> During all this i may have messed up several config files.For example i have
> plenty of programs listed under the "lost and found" entry in KMenu. Most
> of these are not installed currently and some and redundant.
> Is there a clean solution to clean up the mess? One solution might be to
> create a new user and copy over all files from there to here and delete
> whats excess but i don't like the solution very much.
Probably most of the useless menu entries are 'desktop' files in the
directory tree starting here:
You just need to go through this and delete the old, unneeded and
redundant 'desktop' files.
If they show up globally they will be in:
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