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Month: October 2010

Re: [trinity-users] Questions on getting kde4(UGH) stuff, what did I do wrong?

From: Jimmy Johnson <JimmyJhn@...>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 02:29:44 -0700
Chris Reid wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Downloaded the U10.10 version and played with that - all went well so 
> I installed it to the HD and all is apparently well with the install.
> Not sure what can be done about the one problem I have:  I copied 
> (rsync) my old debian kde3.5 $HOME over to another free partition and 
> logged out and mounted it as /home and then logged back in.  Comes up 
> but did not pick up *anything* of my old kde3 data.  Yes, I do have 
> /home/me/.kde.  Permaission are correct and everything looks good but 
> neither kde3 related data (kontact, etc.) nor desktop config were 
> picked up.   I did get the new user wizzard as well.  I'm much 
> perplexed?!?!?
> It would seem that the Trinity install should just pick up everything 
> from my old deb kde3 system.  Did I miss something?!?
> Any thoughts appreciated!

At least you have a reason for it happening, I lost all my desktop 
settings for no apparent reason, all I did was reboot, since then 
everything seems to be OK.

If you still have those settings backed up try and copy them over again 
and see if they will stick this time, just make sure you do it as user, 
not superuser.

Jimmy Johnson

Ubuntu 10.10 - Trinity KDE 3.5.12 - EXT4 - 64-bit at sda11
Registered Linux User #380263