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Re: Copying data and settings from old to new computer?

On Wednesday 16 June 2010, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> If it can't work without reboot or cleaning the configuration its
> broken.  My oppinion about this is that simple.

As I'm now mostly through the migration, I can tell you that all the 
databases break on the change from 32 to 64 bit. The Desktop Search 
database (virtuoso) doesn't work anymore. The Akonadi database (MySQL 
server) doesn't work anymore, but if you know your way with mysqldump 
you have a chance to extract the data and insert it again in the new 

Amarok is a different case. It uses an embedded MySQL engine (mysqle) 
and I haven't found a way to dump that. The upshot? I had to rescan my 
entire music collection and lost my ratings and statistics in the 


Michael Schuerig

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