[Kmymoney-devel] [Kmymoney] [Kmymoney2-user] Moving KMyMoney to another computer

Allan agander93 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 17:34:32 UTC 2014

On 30/08/14 18:04, Jack wrote:
> On 2013.11.11 02:07, Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> [snip...]
>> @Jack: maybe we can add a chapter 'Moving KMyMoney to another
>> computer' to the docs in case we don't have it in there yet.
>> On Monday 11 November 2013 12:17:39 you wrote:
>>> I'm wanting to move my Kubuntu to another computer, and have looked
>>> at the docs on the KMM website, but cannot find anything about files
>>> needed for a move/migrate.  (I was sure there was something somewhere
>>> ??).
> [SNIP...]
>>> I did manage to find an old email in my KMM folder, and besides my
>>> *.kmy files, there is the configuration file as follows:
>> > $KDEHOME/share/config/kmymoneyrc
>> > Is that all I need ?  Any "gotchas" with those newer versions of KMyMoney ?
>> That's all you need. There shouldn't be any gotchas in upgrading from
>> 4.6.1 to 4.6.3 (though 4.6.4 is the latest stable release we did a few
>> weeks ago). Once 4.6.4 hits the distro repositories that shouldn't be
>> a problem either.
> Thomas,
> I'm finally working on the docs for the new release, and have one
> question here.  Are there any potential reasons NOT to move the rc file
> and just reconfigure the new version from scratch?  Are there any
> potential dangers due to changed format/version/entries?
> (Alan - I will also include mention of the two csv rc files.)

I'll need to check, when I can, but if I remember correctly, on moving 
from a pre-wizard to the wizard version of the CSV plugin, it might be 
better not to use the old importer config file.  There are additional 
settings that exist in the new version.  If no existing file is found, a 
new one is created which includes additional parameters.



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