On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:41 PM, max bianco <maximilianbianco(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:08 PM, Gerhard Magnus
> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 10:55 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 08:19 -0700, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> > > I've been using the "notes" feature a lot with files
(activated via the
> > > right mouse button on any icon.) Yet when I backup files I have tagged
> > > in this way (actually using scp) I lose the notes! Where are these
> > > "notes" stored? Is there some way of backing them up along
> > > files? Thanks for the help! --Jerry
> > Is this 'notes' thing a feature of your desktop? If so, what desktop
> > you using? This is not a general Linux (or Fedora) feature.
> > poc
> I'm using gnome. I thought there might be hidden files containing these
> notes. But least one directory that has a lot of files I've tagged in
> this way doesn't contain any hidden files at all.
You might look into where or how the file properties are stored, this
may give you a clue as to where all the notes have gone or might be
This may be relevant :
A quick scan reveals that it may be the file metadata that you are
after and that it is not always carried over when copying files with
One suggestion is to tar the files(zip them up) and then copy them,
this may preserve the metadata you need. Good Luck.