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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 09:01:36 -0700
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

The Ubuntu 10.10 version trinity does use .kde3 in the /home/user folder 
and it's /opt/kde3/bin

Jimmy Johnson

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