[ubuntu-mono] [Bug 580333] Re: tomboy notes disappeared

Owen Williams owen-launchpad at ywwg.com
Tue Jun 1 04:31:38 BST 2010

I don't know if this is the same bug, but I just lost my primary, most-
used tomboy note ("General Todo").  This note was so old, the filename
was New_Note_1.note (instead of an MD5 whatever).  The file is still
there, but it's 0 bytes.

I restored a version of that note from backup, but I'm pissed because I
update it all the time and I've never lost anything in tomboy before.  I
definitely did not accidentally delete the note.  This is with Lucid

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Status in “tomboy” package in Ubuntu: New

Bug description:
Binary package hint: tomboy

andyh at dylan:~$ lsb_release -rd
Description:	Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Release:	10.04

andyh at dylan:~$ aptitude show tomboy
Package: tomboy
State: installed
Automatically installed: no
Version: 1.2.1-0ubuntu1

Hi. I recently upgraded to Lucid beta on my laptop from karmic. Things seemed ok. Today I noticed that all but two (which may be new) of my tomboy notes have disappeared. There's still a stack in .tomboy but only two in .local/share/tomboy. This makes me very sad :-(

I suspect that tomboy may not be the culprit, and the culprit may be ubuntu-one which I've struggled to get going (without much success). 

I doubt there's anything you can do to help me (unless there's a super secret place where tomboy notes are copied to) but I felt I should file an issue just incase there's something you can do for others.

Possibly related after upgrade/ubuntu one usage all of my podcasts disappeared from rhythmbox and I had to resubscribe. No idea if the two things are related.

I've been using Ubuntu since warty days and this is the first time an upgrade has resulted in data loss!

Thanks Andy Hird

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