How to carry over a previous install on Linux?


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I'm trying to reinstall resilio sync after doing a fresh install of a new linux distro.  Every time I do so, it's a huge struggle to get resilio to recognize my previous settings. 

I'm currently running Kubuntu 20.10.  I installed resilio sync, and made the changes to the systemd configuration file so that I run it in user more.  I then have to shut down the resilio sync service that was automatically started by the installer. 

I then do
 

systemctl --user enable resilio-sync.service
systemctl --user start resolio-sync.service

and point my browswer to https://localhost:8888/gui/.  Unfortunately, this will start a new user setup.  I want to just continue using the setup that I had before. 

To that end, I tried copying the  .config/resilio-sync folder from my previous linux installation back to the current installation.  I then restart resilio-sync and my browser (firefox) now complains that

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Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to localhost:8888. SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG

    The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
    Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

So how can migrate a previous installation of resilio sync?

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