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Month: February 2016

Re: [trinity-users] KMail Update

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:59:48 +0000
On Tuesday 23 February 2016 06:31:11 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Monday 22 February 2016 22.20:11 Gerhard Zintel wrote:
> > I'm on 14.0.2  (Mint) and I've still my mails in ~/Mail and I cannot
> > remember, that I had to do something unusual from 13.* to 14.0.
> >
> > Gerhard
> That seems so far away but I wonder if it does not depend on the way
> one "changes" one's distribution.
> I think that when I first installed TDE it "took over" my ~/mail directory.
> However, if I install a distribution from scratch, it sets it in .trinity,
> so I one time moved my mails and edited the config files and since then I
> just copy them.
> I usually don't "upgrade" a distribution, I use the "japanese temple"
> method: I setup the new system in parallel to the "productive" one, slowly
> move what has to be moved, and when I feel the new version is better I
> change boot priority. Once the "old" system has no more been used for a few
> months, it becomes a free place for the next "new" system.
> So could it be that people who just upgrade their systems still have mail
> in the old place, but those who installed new had to migrate?

I think you have it, Thierry!  I did most of my upgrades by reinstalling and 
copying over.