How to learn about all those configuration file values?

adrelanos adrelanos at
Thu Apr 4 16:46:59 BST 2013

Myriam Schweingruber:
> 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

Yes, I could have done that.

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