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Old 10-04-2012, 10:01 PM   #1
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Upgrading from Slackware 13.37 to 14, new ~/.kde?

When I upgraded my main box to Slackware 14, I renamed my ~/.kde directory to ~/.kde.bkp and started anew. That's been my general procedure whenever I want to upgrade. However, I'm now turning my attention to my secondary box. My wife and kids have accounts on there. I'd prefer not to hold their hands through re-setting up their KDE environment. Is it safe to leave their ~/.kde as is? FWIW, I plan on also upgrading it to AlienBob's KDE 4.9.2 packages.

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Old 10-04-2012, 10:06 PM   #2
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I was following current until today and in all of my systems, i just upgraded to KDE 4.9.x and still leave .kde as it used to be and it's fine
Old 10-05-2012, 07:04 PM   #3
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I tried it and it seemed to work fine in my limited testing thus far. Thanks!
Old 10-05-2012, 10:52 PM   #4
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Hi, just wanna share my experience. . I just deleted my .kde which contains quite old configS. I noticed significant improvement in performance with the new .kde so it may worth considering as well


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