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migrate_from_songbird [2014/01/20 10:12]
freaktechnik Add databse moving instructions
migrate_from_songbird [2015/02/07 15:49] (current)
freaktechnik legends
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 We're glad you decided to switch to Nightingale. However, you will surely want to keep your library, preferences,​ etc. As Nightingale is based on Songbird, you can continue with the same profile. So **everything will get migrated**, including but not limited to playlists, Smart playlists, Playlist folders (via Playlist folders Songbird Add-on only), Add-on preferences (only add-ons available for both Songbird and Nightingale),​ Play-counts and Skip-counts,​ Preferences,​ custom Meta-data and Ratings. We're glad you decided to switch to Nightingale. However, you will surely want to keep your library, preferences,​ etc. As Nightingale is based on Songbird, you can continue with the same profile. So **everything will get migrated**, including but not limited to playlists, Smart playlists, Playlist folders (via Playlist folders Songbird Add-on only), Add-on preferences (only add-ons available for both Songbird and Nightingale),​ Play-counts and Skip-counts,​ Preferences,​ custom Meta-data and Ratings.
 However, **you will loose all add-ons that are not compatible to Nightingale**. However, **you will loose all add-ons that are not compatible to Nightingale**.
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 +This guide also applies to Legends Media Player, however the profile folder is called "​Legends2"​ instead of "​Songbird2"​.
  
 ====== Migrate from Songbird to Nightingale ====== ====== Migrate from Songbird to Nightingale ======
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 ===== STEP 3: Modify database locations ===== ===== STEP 3: Modify database locations =====
-Unless you want to share the database between Songbird and Nightingale,​ you have to change the locations of the databases in prefs.js right in your profile'​s folder. Change the prefs "​songbird.library.loader.0.databaseLocation",​ "​songbird.library.loader.1.databaseLocation"​ and "​songbird.library.loader.3.databaseLocation"​ to point to the "​nightingale"​ folder instead of "​songbird2"​. You should only need to replace "​songbird2"​ with "​nightingale"​ after the comma, see the example below.+Unless you want to share the database between Songbird and Nightingale,​ you have to change the locations of the databases in prefs.js right in your profile'​s folder. Change the prefs "​songbird.library.loader.0.databaseLocation",​ "​songbird.library.loader.1.databaseLocation"​ and "​songbird.library.loader.2.databaseLocation"​ to point to the "​nightingale"​ folder instead of "​songbird2"​. You should only need to replace "​songbird2"​ with "​nightingale"​ after the comma, see the example below.
 <​code>​user_pref("​songbird.library.loader.0.databaseLocation",​ "/​home/​user/​.songbird2/​zh47pq6d.default/​db/​main@library.songbirdnest.com.db"​);</​code>​ <​code>​user_pref("​songbird.library.loader.0.databaseLocation",​ "/​home/​user/​.songbird2/​zh47pq6d.default/​db/​main@library.songbirdnest.com.db"​);</​code>​
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