delete keys from gconf

Luis lemsx1 at
Tue Jan 9 17:17:14 UTC 2007

>From a terminal (Applications->Accessories->Terminal):

gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /apps/evolution

for more tips:

gconftool-2 --help-client

On 1/7/07, Marco Mandl <marco.mandl at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I had to delete gnome setting directories to recover gnome. I have
> everything restored, yet. But I can't make evolution work again with my
> IMAP account.
> I purged all evolution packages. But the relevant settings have still
> survived in gconf. How can I delete the relevant branch of keys from
> there. gconf-editor does not offer a delete command.
> Regards,
> Marco
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Luis Mondesi
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