I installed AWN dock, I tried to change some of the settings and it disappeared. I tried to completely uninstall it using synaptic and reinstall, but when I launch it I can't see anything like it kept the error or the setting. It would be helpful to know how to delete the old settings because I also want to install a fresh version of Firefox (brand new).


When you purge or remove something, your personal settings are kept. I believe awn's user config files are kept in /home/yourusername/.config/awn

  • thanks! it worked. i tried it also with evolution, and it worked ( deleting the .evolution and the evolution inside .gconf but how do i know where the config files of every application is located?? – suli8 Feb 27 '11 at 4:55
  • I'm familiar enough with the sorting system to guess the locations, so I don't know if there's an actual list of where the user's config is. Perhaps try searching for the application's name (with hidden files showing). – Vallery Feb 28 '11 at 3:46

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