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Where does the old config come from

  • Hei fellas,

    recently I reinstalled my Mint 17 on another machine and restored /home, /opt and some (not opera related me thinks) files from etc. Reinstalled Opera 30.x from a downloaded .deb

    During start of opera I got "not enough rights on settings... folder". No big deal I thought - removed completely - removed ~/.opera, too.
    Same message after new install - complete removal (.opera, and opera from .config/.cache)
    Same message again! Searched for opera on disk - but no more occurences.

    Where/what to check? I'd like to use Opera again! Any ideas/hints to do for me?


  • It should work even without enough rights, so go to the menu and look for About Opera. The screen displayed will list your profile (the settings folder).

    If you copied /home, are you sure they are owned by your current user? Possibly the number associated with you was changed. Alternatively, if you restored files from a CD or DVD, they might be listed as read-only. Make sure you're the owner, and that you have correct rights to create and write to the profile directory.