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I have just installed Screenlets and the extra widget package thru software center.

Now I have gotten a little problem with a widget and therefore I want to reset the screenlet widget.

However I can not find the configuration files. I have looked in /home/~/.screenlets, but the folder is empty.

Does anyone knows where the config/properties for the widgets are stored?

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See also: Cannot move Screenlets in GNOME Shell… – david6 Nov 27 '11 at 23:04
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The configuration for individual screenlets is stored in ~/.config/screenlets/ per the XDG Base Directory Specification. The actual screenlets are (non-compliantly) stored in ~/screenlets/.

Refer to the official FAQ for more details.

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UPDATE: (tested for Ubuntu 11.10 + Unity) If you are running Screenlets v0.1.5 (latest), there should configuration files in: '~/.config/screenlets/'. The old directory may still exist, for backwards compatibility. – david6 Nov 28 '11 at 1:05
I found the files in /.config/screenlets. Thank you very much. – Fredrik Nov 28 '11 at 11:23

You are looking for: $HOME/.screenlets.

Did you look (under the command line) for ~/.screenlets


did you use Nautilus, enable "Show Hidden Files", and look for folder: .screenlets ?

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I have used nautilus and enabled "show hidden files", but .screenlet is completely empty and I know for sure that some of my screenlets has costum settings. If I am correct this should generate a config file in my home folder. – Fredrik Nov 27 '11 at 21:08
Ubuntu version? – david6 Nov 27 '11 at 21:33
I am using Ubuntu 11.10 – Fredrik Nov 27 '11 at 22:12

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