Re: Upgrade was mostly fine, but a few problems left
On Friday 01 August 2008 10:52:12 Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Thursday 31 July 2008, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> > On Thursday 31 July 2008 12:49:58 Ferdinand Smit wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I've upgraded my system to 4.1 by aptitude -t experimental install
> > > kde4. It
> > > looks a bit scary so i created backup and got the install done.
> > >
> > > The upgrade was fine ! Great job ! KDE 4.1 looks and works nice !
> > >
> > > But ... there are a few problems left, that i can not fix:
> > > * Where did my address book and my calender go in kontact ? Can i
> > > import * them
> > > again in kontact 4.1 ? My mail and my mail settings seems fine.
> > They didn't go. KDE 4 is using ~/.kde4 to store all data, while KDE 3
> > uses ~/.kde
> KDE4 actually uses the same directory as KDE3, however some distributors
> changed that to allow parallel usage of both versions.
> > What I did was to copy ~./kde/share/ to ~./kd/share, in a console without
> > kde running. It is not the best solution I guess, but it worked for me.
> My guess it that there is a distributor provided upgrade tool which does
> something similar, but for whatever reason failed to run when you started
> KDE4 first.
> For a real upgrade - as in "don't need KDE3 configs anymore" - it should be
> possible to symlink the two directories.
I do not know about the current release but using a copied kde3 .kde for
kde4 was a guaranteed crash. Copy share/config stuff only.