gsettings-data-convert - GConf to GSettings data migration


   gsettings-data-convert [option...]


   gsettings-data-convert reads values out of the users GConf database and
   stores them in GSettings.

   The information about the mapping from GConf keys to GSettings keys is
   taken from files in /usr/share/GConf/gsettings. Each file in that
   directory is read as a key file, with sections for each GSettings
   schema that is being converted. The entries in each section map
   GSettings keys to paths in the GConf database. Currently,
   gsettings-data-convert supports all basic GConf types as well as lists
   of strings and lists of integers.

   A simple example might look like this:

       antialiasing = /desktop/gnome/font_rendering/antialiasing
       dpi = /desktop/gnome/font_rendering/dpi
       hinting = /desktop/gnome/font_rendering/hinting
       rgba_order = /desktop/gnome/font_rendering/rgba_order

   If the GSettings schema does not have a fixed path, you must specify
   the path in the group name, separated by a colon character:


   gsettings-data-convert keeps a list of the key files it has already
   converted, so it is safe to run it repeatedly to handle newly appeared
   key files. The expected use of this utility is to make each application
   install a key file for the GConf keys that it wants to be migrated, and
   run gsettings-data-convert every time a user logs in.

   -h, --help
       Print help and exit

       Do not make any changes, just report what would be done

       Show verbose messages


   gsettings-schema-convert(1) is a related command that helps with the
   conversion of schemas from GConf to GSettings.


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