Can I get my desktop back in 15.04?
cody.smith9202 at gmail.com
Thu May 7 03:30:16 UTC 2015
I say blame this on the KDE devs.
On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 8:11 PM, Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 3, 2015 2:56 PM, "D. R. Evans" <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Michael Hirsch wrote on 04/30/2015 10:57 PM:
> > >
> > > So are you not running plasma 5? I can't get plasma 5 to pay any
> > > attention to my KDE 4 settings.
> > I never saw any response to help you with this
> > Did you ever succeed?
> I haven't found a way to get my settings back, no.
> OTOH, I did find that KDE5 worked much better that KDE4 when Kubuntu first
> adopted it. In fact, it seems significantly faster than KDE4, which is
> nice. But losing all my configurations, shortcuts, etc is really annoying.
> > I was furious to discover that the "upgrade" did this, and if there's
> some way
> > to recover my settings, I'd sure like to know about it. At the very
> least a
> > warning that this was going to happen would have been in order.
> Yes, that was unconscionable. I use Kubuntu because, like Ubuntu, it is
> a well maintained, desktop-oriented distribution that just works. I don't
> expect it to destroy my desktop on upgrade. And if they really needed to
> destroy it, why was there no warning? Like "don't upgrade yet if you don't
> want to rebuild your environment as we haven't yet built a to that would
> transfer your setup."
> Speaking of which, most of my old settings have direct analogs in KDE5, so
> it seems like translating settings should be quite possible. Is anyone
> working on that?
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