Config migrate

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When I install Linux I copy over all my config files from my last install (if not just copy my whole home) - its essential otherwise I'd be wasting time reconfiguring.

I also build up a set of config files for copying over to Linux systems that I install on other people's PC's.
Most contig files will be found in ~/ (user's home) as hidden dot-directories, and also in ~/.config/.

Then in ~/.local/share you have .desktop files for the menu if you made changes there and marble map images if you use that.

Files I migrate/tweak for LXDE installs

Config FilesFile Location
LXDE panels~/.config/lxpanel/LXDE/panels/
Desktop: wallpaper~/.config/pcmanfm/LXDE/pcmanfm.conf
Desktop: widget~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/desktop.conf
Openbox menu~/.config/openbox/menu.xml
Openbox window decoration/work spaces/keybindings/mouse behaviours/menus/app opening positions~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml
.desktop files~/.local/share/applications/
Libreoffice toolbars~/.config/libreoffice/4/user/config/soffice.cfg/modules/swriter/   etc
Ranger config~/.config/ranger/
.Xresources, .bashrc, .bash_aliases~/

I also regularly backup config files somewhere safe, with a script (for LXDE)

lines 3 &4 swap for these if openbox not lxde: