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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Re: KMail migration to another computer

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:02:50 +0200
On Saturday 16 of June 2018 14:31:34 deloptes wrote:
> Glen Cunningham wrote:
> > Googling did not produce anything useful. :-(((
> > On this old computer the KMail info seems to be stored in
> > /home/glen/.kde3/share/apps/kmail
> > but the new installation seems to have a very different directory
> > structure.
> So you copied your home directory - correct?
> > So, can the KMail settings and emails be copied to the newer
> > computer? If anyone knows how, please let me know in GOF-speak (that
> > is words of 2-syllables or less).
> I am not quite sure, if it would work, I did the migration long time
> ago. What I can recall is that there were some migration scripts
> automatically running when you first start TDE.
> Alternatively you can (of course first backup your ~/.kde3 directory)
> and you can try moving/renaming or copying ~/.kde3 to ~/.trinity
> I am not sure what I did when I moved to TDE - it might have been copy
> as I think it was quite easy.
> regards

If you migrate from KDE3 / Trinity v3.5.13.x, you can use script 
migratekde3 instead of manual rename.