Fresh install?

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Wed Oct 15 20:59:41 BST 2008


On Wednesday 15 October 2008, Derek Broughton wrote:
> > When you get further in the install it will start to write stuff into
> > .kde and other hidden folders in your home. You should make backups of
> > these 'dot' folders before you begin installing -- *but* overall this is
> > not a big deal and your new version should simply re-use (or overwrite)
> > any old config files you had from before.
>
> I'm suspecting a disaster in the making if you try this with the 8.10
> upgrade, because of the change from kde3 to kde4.

I used my old /home  directory on a fresh install of 8.10 beta and had no 
problems.  It was on a test system so I didn't care what happened...  but 
nothing bad did.



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