Keeping Config Files in Check


I had a general question regarding configuration files of all sorts, what is your approach to keeping them organised? Recently I have noticed that these are all over the place( not in a centralised location like .config). I was wondering if someone had some good approach for this.



Generally speaking, the applications decide where to store them so unless you want to manually override the config file path for each application you are stuck with it.

That being said, if was a big deal to you, you could move them to a central location and symlink them back to where the application looks for each file.

I don’t “organize” them (which means i keep them in the default places), but have a git repo that holds all “dotfiles” so i can easily sync them between my devices.

Having a dotfiles repo seems quite common nowadays in my “nerd bubble”. :slight_smile:

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