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Month: October 2010

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

From: "John A. Sullivan III" <jsullivan@...>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 07:19:55 -0400
On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 06:35 -0400, John A. Sullivan III wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 01:27 -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!
> <snip>
> To enable side by side installation, Trinity does not use ~/.kde.  User
> configuration is in ~/.trinity and the entire Trinity installation is
> in /opt/trinity.
> When we migrate, we typically copy .kde to .trinity,
> rename /usr/bin/startkde and then create a symbolic link
> named /usr/bin/startkde to /opt/trinity/bin/startkde - John
I should mention it also supports Kiosk mode so it will honor any
KDEDIRS or XDG_DATA_DIRS variables you have set for configuration files
- John