Why are .thunderbird and .evolution hidden ?
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 23:26:16 UTC 2010
On Fri, 2010-02-26 at 18:27 -0500, Marcel Rieux wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:05 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan
> <pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Like many good ideas, I'd say that this one has very little chance of
> > becoming standard practice, given that each Linux app decides for itself
> > where to put its config files
> As I told Ed, there is more than config files in .evolution and
> .thunderbird: there is data!
> > More to the point, my answer to the OP would be "use a real backup
> > solution".
> What would you suggest as a "real backup solution"? By this, i mean
> something a Mac user could use eyes closed, given that defining a
> solution that all dummies can use will in no way curtail the options
> an experimented user has.
TimeMachine. I think I already said that. There are also a number of
rsync-based solutions for Macs if you Google for them.
Why are we talking about Macs anyway? This is a Fedora list.
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