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Author: Dr. Nikolaus Klepp
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] moving to a new system
Anno domini 2022 Fri, 24 Jun 09:05:39 -0500
o1bigtenor via Dng scripsit:
> Greetings
> Hoping that I'm not asking too many questions.
> (moving from debian testing to devuan testing (daedalus)
> the old system is under 5.17.xx and the new one is on 5.18
> if that makes for differences)
> (I've learnt the hard way that just winging things means a LOT more
> work and even a greater chance for issues.)
> My existing system has been a work in progress for over 10 years. So
> I've gotten things
> set up quite the way that I like them so things change slowly but in
> that there are also
> less 'terror' moments when everything has gone 'goofy'.
> Is there any way to move over things like settings (and all the other
> pamphernania) for browsers and libreoffice and the like?
> I was thinking of doing things by using scp from the old system to the new one.
> Dunno if that would create issues or not.
> Any better ideas - - - - well I'm all ears!!!

Move your home directory to the new system ... and use rsync, not scp.


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