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In principle, this could turn out to be a very stupid question. But, let me ask this right away: I am very happy with Windows that I am planning to shift to a Linux distribution later today. So, my beloved editor is Texmaker (no sarcasm intended, as it will soon become obvious). I have added a lot of custom completions to Texmaker.

Is there anyway I can carry these things over to the Linux distribution?

Source: Windows 7

Target: A Linux Distribution

I'd be more specific about the distribution, if that is needed. Please feel free to ask me other relevant things in this regard.

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Isn't TeXmaker a cross-platform editor? – Gonzalo Medina Oct 11 '12 at 1:49
@GonzaloMedina It indeed is. I am an absolute beginner. So, this question can turn out be completely stupid, or might reflect my ignorance... :) – kan Oct 11 '12 at 1:51
Can't you copy your .ini file setting? – azetina Oct 11 '12 at 1:55
@azetina I am not sure... I have not shifted yet. So, I'd like to know what I'd do. – kan Oct 11 '12 at 1:56
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If I understand you correctly, you want to transfer your auto completions to another system. If Linux reads .ini files then simply go to (see image below)

Options->Settings File->Save a copy of the settings file

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Now under Linux Texmaker, do the same thing but with Replace the settings file by a new one which is still found under Options.

This would be the most logical thing to do.

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Any idea where this is actually stored? – Forkrul Assail Jun 27 '13 at 12:09
@ForkrulAssail somewhere here $HOME/.config/xm1/texmaker.ini on Linux and on windows in user profile folders may be – texenthusiast Jan 7 '15 at 15:16

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