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Re: Upgrade of Iceweasle removed all my prefs

Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 02/20/07 02:08, KS wrote:
>> Justin Hartman wrote:
>>> Hi all
>>> On unstable I got a notification to upgrade my Iceweasle which I duly
>>> did. In doing so however all my bookmarks, prefs and other browser
>>> data was removed as if I had just installed Iceweasle for the first
>>> time.
>>> I just don't think this is normal as my experience with apt is that it
>>> respects all configuration files and settings.
>>> Any ideas?
>> You are probably one of the victims of:
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=411567
>> Your old profile should be still intact in ~/.mozilla/firefox/ and the
>> new profile is in ~/.mozilla/iceweasel/
> So will this solve it?
> $ mv ~/.mozilla/iceweasel ~/.mozilla/iceweasel.hold
> $ mv ~/.mozilla/firefox ~/.mozilla/iceweasel

You don't need to do
$ mv ~/.mozilla/iceweasel ~/.mozilla/iceweasel.hold

as it is a clean profile and can be created any time you want. You can
just remove it and mv the firefox profile to iceweasel with the second
command. But I don't think there have been any chances to profile
structure that will make it unusable. So yes, it will work.


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