Home Directory KDE config files [SOLVED]

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Fri Oct 28 12:46:29 BST 2011

On Friday, 2011-10-28, Duncan wrote:
> Bogus Zaba posted on Thu, 27 Oct 2011 21:58:18 +0100 as excerpted:
> > Found the answer by doing what I should have done before contacting the
> > list, I guess : Googling for the exact error message regarding kded
> > having crashed. When I did that I pretty quickly found this on an Arch
> > forum:
> > https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=107086
> > 
> > The trick is to delete the directory : /var/tmp/kdecache-<username>
> Thanks for the fix.  It would have taken me quite some time to think of
> that, since I have that set to some other location, that /is/ in my
> homedir.
> (FWIW, my /var/tmp is a symlink to /tmp, which is on tmpfs, so it always
> starts off clean @ boot.  But some of kde's cached stuff, favicons, etc,
> works best if saved across reboots, so when I setup /var/tmp as a symlink
> pointing at the tmpfs, I had to figure out which var to set to point kde
> at a different cache location.  $KDEVARTMP, FWIW.  Here, it's pointed at
> $HOME/config/cache, which is obviously in my homedir, as I stated.

You could point it to $HOME/.cache which would then make it the same directory 

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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