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Month: August 2012

Re: 3.5.11 -> Confusion

From: Nick Leverton <nick@...>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2012 22:26:00 +0000 (UTC)
In article <alpine.BSF.2.02.1208020730140.96775@...>,
Jonesy  <trinity-users@...> wrote:
>On Thu, 2 Aug 2012, John A. Sullivan III wrote:
>>On Wed, 2012-08-01 at 21:55 -0600, Jonesy wrote:
>>> I'm running a Trinty system that I upgraded from
>>> Trinity kde3 Trinity 3.5.11 to/through 3.5.12 -- on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
>>> I have a need to mess around with kdeglobals and I discovered this:
>>> jonesy@nix4:~/.kde3/share/config$  ls -ol `locate kdeglobals` | grep jonesy
>>> -rw------- 1 jonesy 7333 2012-05-23 17:29 /home/jonesy/.kde3/share/config/kdeglobals
>>> -rw------- 1 jonesy 8744 2012-08-01 20:01 /home/jonesy/.trinity/share/config/kdeglobals
>>> jonesy@nix4
>>> May of this year is about when I did the Trinity upgrade.
>>> Is the /home/jonesy/.kde3/ merely detrius leftover from upgrading from
>>> Trinity kde3 3.5.11?  I can find nothing in there with a file timestamp
>>> past May of this year.
>Anyway, what I'll do is rename ~/.kde3/ to ~/.somethingelse/ and run for
>awhile to look for breakage and/or un-updates (non-Trinity) packages.

Yes .trinity is where you will want stuff and has been for a while.
I've upgraded in sequence like you.  TBH as long as you haven't yet run
any KDE4 apps you can rsync .kde/ to .trinity/ and pretty much pick up
your last KDE3 desktop as you left it.  Save .trinity first if you like
just in case.

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