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Old 07-15-2004, 06:09 AM   #1
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Question Changing Evolution's default folder...


Hi,

I'm a newbie using SuSE 9.1 and Gnome 2.4. I like Ximian Evolution, but there's a little annoying detail that is slightly buggin' me. I can't manage to find a way to change the folder where Evolution stores all its data. I mean, it uses /home/user/evolution by default, and let's say I want to make Evolution use /home/user/Pim instead, just because I'm a freak...

Can it be done? Please help this freak...

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Old 07-15-2004, 07:18 AM   #2
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I don't know of any other way other than creating a symlink to another location.
 
Old 07-16-2004, 03:38 AM   #3
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Thanks, I had thought about symlinks, but that's not exactly what I'm talking about. Anyway, I guess they've hardcoded the /home/user/evolution location into Evolution, so maybe future versions will allow changing that...

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Old 07-16-2004, 10:31 AM   #4
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Have you checked the xml files in the Evolution directory? They are not too difficult to understand and adjust in an editor.
 
  


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