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Author: wirelessduck
To: Devuan ML
Subject: Re: [DNG] moving to a new system

> On 25 Jun 2022, at 00:06, o1bigtenor via Dng <dng@???> wrote:
> 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!!!

If your new drive is the same size, you could just transfer the entire system with clonezilla.