[ubuntu-za] Damaged Evolution 3.2.3
Frans de waal
meesterarend at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 22:25:19 UTC 2012
I'm not sure but maybe you can import the backups after install, look
at your data and look at what evolution offer you,
sorry we cannot help more though, I'll need access to the computer to
On 10 September 2012 14:26, Stefano Rivera <stefanor at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi Charles (2012.09.10_13:04:43_+0200)
>> Will Mail folders be kept if I remove Evolution and re-install? Must I
>> copy back the .evolution folder before I re-install?
> Yes they'll be kept. Installing/Uninstalling a package will never touch
> anything in your home directory. Your data and settings should never by
> lost by removing a package.
> Of course, the first time you run an application after upgrading it, it
> may try and migrate your old data & settings. And that could lose you
>> Now the .evolution folder has disappeared. I do have the .evolution
>> backup file before the upgrade.
> As I understand it, Evolution now follows the XDG base directory
> standard, and stores most of its data in ~/.local/share/evolution
> I suggest deleting that, restoring your backup, and trying the migration
> process again.
> (That said, I don't know any of the specifics here. I'm guessing...)
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