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Re: [vox-tech] Wiped out my profile....



Alex,

Great idea.  I just added sbackup and configured it.  I didn't lose 
anything terribly important, most of it I can get back.  My big problem 
is it will take me a long time to move and re-enter all of my preferences.

Thanks!
Aaron
> h. It's not for the light hearted and a
> bit complicated to use but works.
> Of course, you need to stop and unmount the drive in question asap
> otherwise you may be out of luck.
>
> If you didn't loose anything terribly important, then don't bother.
> That and make sure to start a backup routine for yourself Ubuntu has
> several good packages for managing backups.
>
> I use sbackup aka "Simple Backup", and have also had luck with backupninja.
>
> Alex
>
> Aaron wrote:
>   
>> Bill,
>>
>> You're right.   I just found that the fonts were still there, I simply 
>> had to change the font pref for my desktop display.
>>
>> I'm making progress.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Aaron
>>
>>
>> Bill Kendrick wrote:
>>     
>>> On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 04:32:09PM -0800, Aaron wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> Also, I think I may have wiped out the font packages that Alex helped me
>>>> install when I installed ubuntu.  So with that being said, can someone
>>>> jog my memory.... in synaptic, what would I search for for the font
>>>> packages.  Alex I hope you remember.
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> FWIW, I think anything that you _installed_ via a package manager would not
>>> be affected by wiping out your $HOME directory.  Your personal settings
>>> regarding them will of course be gone, but if you installed some fonts via
>>> a package manager, they should still be around and fine.
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> If anyone has any input on how to retrieve my lost setting please let me
>>>> know.
>>>>
>>>> I feel really stupid.
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> It happens.  I did the same once to my friend's commercial website.
>>> ("rm * ~" instead of "rm *~", in an attempt to delete some Emacs backup files)
>>>
>>> -bill!
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