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Old Feb 16, 2008, 01:02 AM   #1
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How to backup adium?

How do I backup adium's preferences, aliases, logs, and anything else I'm forgetting? I'm planning to do an Erase & Install and I like exactly how my Adium is right now so I want to restore it.
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Old Feb 16, 2008, 01:06 AM   #2
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~/Library/Application Support/Adium 2.0/
~/Library/Preferences/com.adiumX.adiumX.plist
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Old Feb 16, 2008, 01:06 AM   #3
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Back up the following locations/items and you should be good to go:

~/Library/Preferences/com.adiumX.adiumX.plist
~/Library/Application Support/Adium 2.0/

Where ~/ is your home directory (for example, /Users/[your user name]).

This will back up the preferences and the instant message logs, plus any dock icons/menu bar icons/sound schemes/contact list styles/message styles/other extras that you've installed for Adium. So you will be back up and running in no time!
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Thank you very much . Just to clarify - when I'm restoring Adium I first download and install it from the website, and then replace the folders and files you've listed?
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Thank you very much . Just to clarify - when I'm restoring Adium I first download and install it from the website, and then replace the folders and files you've listed?
Exactly
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Old May 22, 2009, 01:25 PM   #6
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What if Adium 2.0 doesn't appear under the application support folder?
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Make sure you're in the right application support folder (~ indicates your home folder, so you don't want the one in the main Library folder).
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Old May 22, 2009, 01:37 PM   #8
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It will do, but you're probably looking in

Library/Application Support

You need to look in

Users/<user name>/Library/Application Support
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Oh, you're absolutely right. Thanks!
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