Lost document (kde4) - any tmp?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 18 20:13:38 BST 2008

On Monday 18 August 2008 18:44:49 Kishore wrote:
> On Monday 18 Aug 2008 8:11:11 pm Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I was taking notes of about 2 hours-worth of work in kwrite, when
> > suddenly the document disappeared.  I have no idea why.  Since such a
> > thing has never happened to me before I had not been making any saves.
> >
> > Before I start again, is there the slightest possibility that a temporary
> > file exists somewhere?
> Hi Anne, I do not know the answer but you should take a look inside
> $KDEHOME/tmp-{computer_name} and /tmp/kde-{user_name}
Nothing in $KDEHOME/tmp-{computer_name} and /tmp/kde-anne doesn't exist.  This 
is one of the things that's different in kde4, and I haven't found yet where 
temp files are being held.

> A developer would know better so you should ask on the devel list. 2 hours
> worth is a lot. Sorry to hear.

I cursed at the time, but I should have done some intermediate saves.  Having 
a very stable system makes you lazy about such things.

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