How to learn about all those configuration file values?

Myriam Schweingruber myriam at
Wed Apr 3 09:22:54 BST 2013

Hi there,

On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 12:10 AM, adrelanos <adrelanos at> wrote:
> Hi!
> There is an Ubuntu Package kde-settings-lowfat. The creator of that
> package must have somehow learned how to configure and/or deactivate
> certain things to his liking in a clean way, i.e. not "just copy your
> whole ~/.kde folder". I plan on activating most changes from
> kde-settings-lowfat for my own distribution, but before doing so, I must
> understand (not just guess) what these settings actually do. So I am
> asking form a distro packager perspective, must use the text
> configuration files and can not just copy the whole ~/.kde folder.

> Please tell me how I can find best information about these settings.

How about actually asking those who made that configuration file? You
can ask the Kubuntu developers in kubuntu-devel at

Regards, Myriam

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