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I installed Mac OSX 10.6 and have the old 10.5 on a seperate HDD. Can I now simply copy the old iCal-Data into the new iCal-installation?

I tried ~/Libarary/Application Support/ but there is no Folder called iCal?

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  • In iCal, File | Export your calendar to an iCal data file (.ics).
  • Transport it to the other HDD
  • In iCal under that OS, import the file.
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Try this.

1) Boot into 10.6 and mount the 10.5 HD

2) Open migration assistant

3) Choose to migrate user accounts

4) Tell it to merge/replace the account you want with your old data

That will migrate iCal and all your old settings.

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I can only access the files over ssh and the assistant can't handle that :/ –  shox May 29 '10 at 19:52
    
Is the 10.5 install on another mac with a firewire port if so you can connect the two computers via firewire and boot up the old one in target disk mode by holding the T key at startup. –  Rwky May 29 '10 at 20:24
    
no, it's in another PC mounted with ubuntu. I don't have another Mac to fire it up :/ Is there no place where my calendars are saved? –  shox May 29 '10 at 21:25
    
there is a folder ~/Library/Calendars which you could copy over, I have no idea if copying it over will work. –  Rwky May 29 '10 at 23:27
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