Re: [Evolution] Getting old emails, contacts, etc. back after re-install

On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 18:09 -0800, Tom Mort wrote: 
My system became corrupted and I had to re-install linux, however, I
had all my files backed up.
I thought I simply had to put a copy of the .evolution folder and
files in my home directory to get my old emails, etc. back.

Nope. [wonders where the just-backup-dot-evolution thing came from, it
seems common, but has never worked or been the documented way to

Did you backup your gconf settings?

I've done that but they don't show up when I open Evolution.  Is there
something else I have to do?

If you recreate your accounts, stop evolution, including the background
services, and then restore your .evolution it *might* work. 

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