Where are Kate configuration files?

Christoph Cullmann christoph at cullmann.io
Fri Nov 6 17:29:02 GMT 2020

On 2020-11-04 18:20, Terry Scheingeld wrote:
> I feel like this is a stupid question, but I've searched my machine
> and I've looked for answers online, and darned if I can figure this
> out. Where does Kate save my settings? Specifically, where does it
> store my user settings for syntax highlighting? I can edit the syntax
> files in ~/.local/share/org.kde.syntax-highlighting/syntax, but that
> doesn't affect the colors that I set in Settings → Configure Kate
> → Open/Save → Fonts & Colors → Highlighting Text Styles. Where
> are those settings stored?
> I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS. Kate Version 17.12.3.


for your version, I would assume they are stored in ~/.config.

There should be multiple kate... files.


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