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    Evolution


    Hi, where are my evolution contacts? I've got the penultimate ubuntu release, and I have neither
    ~/.evolution nor ~/.gconf/.evolution
    Thanks.

    Yes, I know about

    find / -exec grep --silent 'known phrase in contacts' {} \; -print

    And I could probably limit the search with -name '*.xml' . find on / seems SO nasty, don't you think?
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    On my Fedora 18 install, the contact information is stored as SQLite databases in ~/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/system/. Hope that helps.
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    Thank you.

    echo .dump | sqlite3 contacts.db | sqlite3 new.db
    mv {new,contacts}.db

    reduced the database size by 10% but hasn't noticeably affected evolution.
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