[ubuntu-uk] Scambled screen

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Jun 1 11:28:39 BST 2009


Greg Herdman wrote:

> I have made backups of my home directory but since I've installed GRAMPS 
> (family history) application and also Inkscape (vector graphics) I need 
> to be sure that I also backup their respective folders before 
> (potentially) wiping them if I reinstall Ubuntu. GRAMPS in particular 
> contains a lot of data entered recently.

GRAMPS data is stored (by default) in a hidden directory in your home
directory, so providing you included hidden directories in your backup
you should be fine.

I don't use inkscape but any drawings you've created with it should also
be in your home directory.

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