Migrating configuration across systems
rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu May 7 17:32:50 EDT 2020
I am not sure what I did, but it is working now.....
Thanks for the help. It probably got me doing something right.
On 5/7/20 5:23 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 5/7/20 4:55 PM, Eion Robb wrote:
>> Hi Robert,
>> The .purple directory holds everything about your account that you
>> would need. Since it's possible for Pidgin to load config from a
>> different folder with command line options, maybe double check what
>> folder is being used by Pidgin by first opening up the debug log
>> (Help->Debug Window) then opening the preferences screen
>> (Tools->Preferences), make a change to a setting then change it back,
>> then wait for the " util: Writing file prefs.xml to directory"
>> message to show up in the debug log.
> I open the debug window and right away I see:
> (17:21:10) *util:* Writing file prefs.xml to directory /home/rgm/.purple
> (17:21:10) *util:* Writing file /home/rgm/.purple/prefs.xml
>> On Fri, 8 May 2020 at 07:30, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com
>> <mailto:rgm at htt-consult.com>> wrote:
>> I have set up Pigdin on my Fedora30 system. Worked well for
>> participating in the IETF jabber rooms during our Virtual IETF107
>> Now I have to migrate all the settings to my new Fedora32 system.
>> I have copied my ~/.purple directory from the old to new system.
>> But when I start Pigdin, it says no accounts set up. When I go into
>> Account Manager it shows no accounts.
>> But if I look at ~/.purple/accounts.xml, I see my account
>> How do I properly migrate my settings between systems?
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