s_byers666 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Apr 3 04:56:45 PDT 2019
Good points. Thank you. Its only a Win 7 to Win 10 transfer.
Small additional issue is merging the two History files!
On Wed, 3/4/19, MacFH - C E Macfarlane <c.e.macfarlane at macfh.co.uk> wrote:
Subject: Re: New Computer
To: "CJB" <chrisjbrady at gmail.com>, "get_iplayer-request" <get_iplayer at lists.infradead.org>
Date: Wednesday, 3 April, 2019, 12:12
Please see below ...
On 03/04/2019 09:36, CJB
> Just a quick question -
installing get_player on a new computer I need
> to transfer the History and PVR List
files across (likely using a USB
drive). I know that they are in the \User\get_iplayer
folder. But what
> are these called? And
what other files need to be copied across.
> Thanks. Chris B.
<path to profile
The latter is a subdirectoy.
But why not just copy the
whole profile directory? That's what I would
do. There are other things in it which
certainly used to be important
still be so, such as:
Note that if you've moved the profile
directory to elsewhere on the new
all the paths in the download_history will be wrong. This
probably only matter in unusual
circumstances, but you could do a global
change and replace and save the file as edited.
Mention of which reminds
Note also that if you are
moving these files from, say, a Windows PC to
a Linux PC, you will need to change the
line-endings in the files using
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