Re: Upgrading gnome
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: O Bedford uni-koeln de
- cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Upgrading gnome
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 10:49:09 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 O.Bedford@uni-koeln.de wrote:
> When reinstalling or upgrading an rpm package installation, also remove your home
> directory GNOME related directories (.gnome, .gnome-desktop, etc.) to prevent
> possible startup conflicts with the new version.
> Isnīt all my personal configuration saved here? How am I then expected
> to retain my configuration between upgrades?
Well, that is a slight overstatement. 98% of the time the stuff in
~/.gnome will _not_ confuse the newer version. But there are bugs
sometimes, and people say removing the .gnome helps. You can always try
the upgrade, and if you have problems, remove the .gnome.
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