|alter (splott) wrote in rp_tutorials,|
@ 2009-02-10 21:40:00
|Entry tags:||tools: general|
MAC - LJ Migrate tutorial
THIS TUTORIAL FOR MAC Tiger/Leopard. (FOR Windows XP go here: http://karma-apple.insanejournal.com/83
You can download the .tarball here.
You also need to download Python and have that installed first.
Antennapedia has instructions in the README file, but they're kind of confusing.
Step One: Install Python and download LJ Migrate.
Step Two: Open the file LJ Migrate and Open LJMIGRATE.CFG with TextEdit. My comments in Green
migrate: True <- if you are transferring to IJ or CJ, put True. If not, put 0 or False.
generate-html: True <- If you want the HTML to show up, put true.
migrate-community-posts-by-others: 0 <- Leave this as 0 for now, I'll explain communities later.
server: http://livejournal.com <-change to http://greatestjournal.com
user: myusername<- change to your username. ie alter_writes
password: mypassword <- change this to your password
# communities: sourcecomm1 sourcecomm2 <- IF you are saving communities, this is where we are changing it, but I will explain later. Leave it with #
server: http://insanejournal.com <- or commiejournal, wherever you're moving it to.
user: myotheruser<- self explanitory
# communities: destcomm1 destcomm2<- Explained later
# option section for the nuclear option; see README for details
# server: http://insanejournal.com
# user: myotheruser
# password: myotherpassword
# community: comm_to_nuke (optional)