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Old 03-06-2012, 04:44 PM   #1
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evolution backup

can someone explain to me in simple terms the way to restore evolution from a network drive. When I open evolution and it asks if I want to restore, it doesn't recognise the .evolution folder and forces me to choose a file buried wirthin the folder.

Can I do some kind of compression on the .evolution folder for it to restore??
Also If I just copy the folder do I need to change the permissions??
Old 03-06-2012, 07:44 PM   #2
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The evolution restore requires an evolution backup, not simply a compressed .evolution directory. To restore from what you have just close evolution, remove the existing .evolution directory and place the old one into the users home dir.


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