Where are all the non ~/.kde settings?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 20:50:07 GMT 2010

2010/1/25 Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>:
> On Monday, 2010-01-25, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> I have noticed that when removing ~/.kde some KDE settings remain,
>> such as Dolphin's Places. Where are these settings stored? Why aren't
>> they in ~/.kde?
> Some settings are covered by freedesktop.org specifications so that they are
> or could be shared with applications built on different software stacks, e.g.
> In such cases they are stored in $HOME/.config (or whatever XDG_CONFIG_HOME
> points to).

I see, thanks, Kevin.

> P.S: some "static" settings like entries in the application launcher menu are
> considered application data and thus stored under $HOME/.local/share (or
> wherever $XDG_DATA_HOME points to)

Thanks, I have some keywords to google now!

Dotan Cohen

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