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Month: June 2016

Re: [trinity-users] Upgrading from KDE3 to R14

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:53:06 +0900
On 2016/06/25 07:36 AM, Felix Miata wrote:
> Jan Stolarek composed on 2016-06-24 22:58 (UTC+0200):
>> I have an old machine that still runs KDE 3. I plan to install Debian 8 with Trinity R14. Does R14
>> support settings migration from KDE3? Or will all the settings be lost?
> Which distro was running KDE3?
> R14 keeps settings in ~/.trinity, while KDE3 keeps settings in either ~/.kde or possibly ~/.kde3, depending on the
> distro running it.
> I recently did a "migration" that may have been much like you propose, for a friend dependent on TTS functionality. He
> had KDE3 on openSUSE 13.1, 12.2 and 11.3. For him I put TDE on both openSUSE 42.1 and on Debian Stretch.
> For my friend, I copied 13.1's ~/.kde/ to ~/.trinity/ using MC. IIRC, most, but not all, KDE3 desktop settings were
> preserved in TDE. We were pleased overall with the results. The few settings that were not carried over were easy enough
> to adjust.

After installing TDE on a machine where KDE3 was previously installed, settings from .kde3 are migrated automatically to
./trinity at the first logon into R14.
There may be some hick-ups here and there in some special cases, anyhow the original settings in .kde3 are maintained
and you can always fix special cases manually.