Can you backup your accounts?

Asked by Antonio Roberts on 2009-06-14

Is there an easy way that you can backup your account details? Such as exporting an opml file for rss subscriptions and just other details for twitter/ .

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Currently Gwibber does not allow you to easily export the account details although it appears to save account details and settings in ~/.gconf/apps/gwibber/ backing up that directory should suffice. I would recommend you create a bug requesting this feature be implemented.

Ryan Paul (segphault) said : #2

Account export is not currently supported by Gwibber, but you can use the gconftool utility at the command line to extract Gwibber's preferences and account data into a flat XML file that you can copy to a different computer and the load back into gconf. The following commands demonstrate how to do it:


$ gconftool-2 --dump "/apps/gwibber" > gwibberconfig.xml


$ gconftool-2 --load gwibberconfig.xml

produnis (schlarmann-uni-wh) said : #3

Thanks Ryan, but at least with Lucid, using your command won't extract my accounts.
The XML-File only contains "autostart" and "sidebar-splitter"-Information.

Is there an update to your command?

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