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[Question] RSS-Tidings configuration: how to change storage folder to sdCard? [answered]

asked 2015-09-21 10:35:51 +0200

M.Bln. gravatar image

updated 2015-09-21 12:42:25 +0200

Hello everyone.

How can a change the storing folder of Tiding rss feed attachments to my sd card?

Many thanks in advance. M.

(just for information regarding voting: if a folder change is not possible I will change the question into a feature-request)

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You should ask at Tidings issues page: https://github.com/pycage/tidings/issues

Tanghus ( 2015-09-21 11:31:04 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-09-23 07:37:25 +0200

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You could copy /home/nemo/.local/share/harbour-tidings over to the SD card, and replace /home/nemo/.local/share/harbour-tidings with a link there.

Close Tidings first. Then do:

cd /home/nemo/.local/share
cp -r harbour-tidings /media/path/to/sd
rm -r harbour-tidings
ln -s /media/path/to/sd/harbour-tidings

It's untested, but it ought to work this way. Replace /media/path/to/sd with your path to the SD card.

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@pycage: very cool, many thanks. I will try this...

M.Bln. ( 2015-09-23 23:35:44 +0200 )edit

@pycage: loooong time ago meanwhile...

I checked the folders but it seems the single feed media files (mp3/mp4/etc.) are not stored in '.local/share/harbour-tidings/...'. Probably only the config files are stored there.

M.Bln. ( 2015-10-06 00:08:04 +0200 )edit

The media files are not stored on the device. Only the textual contents and the configuration.

pycage ( 2015-10-06 19:09:52 +0200 )edit

@pycage: You're right! I havent noticed this, probably because gPodder (also rss feed reader/player) does save the media files locally. So the 'problem' of outsourcing the media files to an external storage doesnt bother me anymore in case of tidings...

Many thanks.

M.Bln. ( 2015-10-06 21:51:36 +0200 )edit

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