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    Default transfer kde3 configfiles to kde4 ?

    I have a new installed opensuse 11 system with kde4 and an old parition with the home and .kde inside my home with its kde3 configfiles.

    How can I now make kde4 use these .kde configfiles and convert them into its own .kde4 configfiles?

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    West Yorkshire, UK

    Default Re: transfer kde3 configfiles to kde4 ?

    cp .kde/share/apps/<folder>/* .kde4/share/apps/<folder>
    for each folder you want to copy or open Konqueror
    check View>Hidden Files
    Window>Split View
    Navigate to .kde/share/apps in one window and .kde4/share/apps in the other and then copy the relevant files across folder by folder

    Some folders may not be relevant so a global copy is not recommended.

    You may have to extend the above commands if KDE3 and KDE4 are on different partitions but the principle is the same.
    Last edited by john_hudson; 24-Aug-2008 at 14:33. Reason: Additional comment

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