On 2010-06-15, Michael Schuerig wrote: > I'm getting a new computer in the next few days and, of course, I need > to move my data from the old to the new one. > > In the past, I have simply copied copied ~/.kde, but I hope to find > another way, this time. Over the years, quite a bit of cruft has > accumulated in that directory and I'd like to get rid of that. Besides, > KDE has grown beyond its own directory and puts data in, e.g., ~/.local. > -- Is the safest solution to copy /home in its entirety and sort out the > cruft manually? think the opposite approach works better: start fresh and copy over just the bits you don't want to redo > So, I'm wondering, whether there is an "official" way of copying data? > What's been working for others on this list? I did the above approach a couple of weeks ago for new lappie, basically I started fresh except for kmail, akregator and kwallet (note that kmail will be regenerating all indexes on startup in this case which can take a while if you have a lot of mail) -- Cheers, Cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis)
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