On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 01:43:47AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: > On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 16:48:37 -0600, Chad Perrin <per...@apotheon.com> wrote: > > So . . . how do I upgrade Firefox from 3.0 to 3.5 without running the > > risk of losing everything (bookmarks, a 100-tab session, et cetera)? > > Well, I don't think those settings get altered in any way - they do not > reside in the port's directories (where it will be installed into). > To be sure, make a backup copy of your ~/.mozilla/ directory before.
Does that cover both bookmarks *and* my tab session? > > For > > some reason, it seems that the upgrade has to be made by deleting 3.0 and > > installing 3.5 afterward. What's up with that? > > No idea. Anyway, user's files won't be touched. Do you know this from personal experience, or are you just assuming that I won't pull out all my hair five seconds after I discover it deleted a bunch of shit I wanted to keep? -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] Quoth Naguib Mahfouz: "You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions."
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