General question about personal software settings

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General question about personal software settings

Postby Raphael on Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:16 pm

Hi again,

If I install a new version of Mint that includes a major upgrade of a software, will it usually get along well with the old ".nameofsoftware" directory in my home folder? If that directory contains text- for instance, if the software in question is Tomboy or Krecipes or something similar- will the new version after the upgrade be able to access the text like the old one did?

Sorry if this has already been answered, I wasn't sure what terms I should use in the search function for it.
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Re: General question about personal software settings

Postby scorp123 on Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:52 pm

Raphael wrote: If I install a new version of Mint that includes a major upgrade of a software, will it usually get along well with the old ".nameofsoftware" directory in my home folder?
Usually yes ... but only if you created a separate /home partition ... or else you will lose all your settings when you reinstall.
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Postby linuxviolin on Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:55 pm

oups, sorry scorp is already happened here :lol:
K.I.S.S. ===> "Keep It Simple, Stupid"
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." (Leonardo da Vinci)
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler." (Albert Einstein)
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