On November 11, 2008 10:34:03 am you wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Nov 08 10:29, Ted & Elly Hansen wrote:
> > I have just installed kde4.1.2 following the procedure in
> > http://pkg-kde.alioth.debian.org/experimental.html
> >
> > At some point in the installation, all my ~.kde/share/apps/  files got
> > deleted and were not replaced.
> Nope, not at all. (At least I don't know at all, how this could happen).
> What happens is that KDE 4 uses ~/.kde4 instead if ~/.kde. This means
> you have to copy ~/.kde to ~/.kde4 to keep your settings. Could this be
> the 'problem'?
> We really don't have any code in place which could delete ~/.kde.
> Greetings,
> Armin

Well, they are gone. 

After the kde4 install (aptitude install kde4-minimal then aptitude install 
kde4), all that is left in ~.kde/share/ is mimelink, services and 

~.kde4/share has an apps folder but it is all new.

Aptitude did not report any problems during the install but at the next 
startup there was a warning about no "config" folder in ~.kde/share. 



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