[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#522954: Bug#522954: xfce4: Many user configurations are lost with upgrade to 4.6

Luca Niccoli lultimouomo at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 21:28:17 UTC 2009

2009/4/7 Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>:

> Icon theme and wm theme _are_ kept. Could you provide the corresponding
> mcs settings (the previous configuration system):
> grep theme .config/xfce4/mcs_settings/xfwm4.xml

It doesn't match, but there's this line in the file:
<option name="Xfwm/ThemeName" type="string" value="Default"/>

Which explains what happened, I guess...

> grep IconThemeName .config/xfce4/mcs_settings/gtk.xml

<option name="Net/IconThemeName" type="string" value="oxygen"/>

> xfconf-query -c xfwm4 -p /general/theme
> xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Net/IconThemeName
> (this make sense just after the migration, it won't help if you changed
> anything after)

Then it's too late...

> The migration script wasn't easy to write, and it was quite heavily
> tested. And, all in all, it works really pretty fine for most people. I
> guess there are always problems, but I think they should be quite rare.

Just reporting my experience...

> That's weird too. Even after some restarts?

I'f I remember correctly, the most erratic of all was Alt+F5 for
maximize, but it wasn't the only one.

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