Terminal - where is the config file?

I want to set up my nextcloud sync in terminal app, like descibed here: https://joplinapp.org/terminal/#nextcloud-synchronisation

Where can i set the sync.5. setting - in which file i have to store my configuration??
or do i have to set everything through console argument?

Thx Tatoosh

What operating system are you on? I don’t exactly know where it is on Windows or OSX, but on Linux, it should be in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/joplin or $HOME/.config/joplin (depending on OS; many are moving towards $XDG_CONFIG_HOME, so I’d try that first).

Thanks for helping.

I am on raspberry pi with debian linux.
My installation is here: /root/.npm-global/bin/

/root/.config/joplin" is a directory - shoudn’t be there a config file?

Which filename can i search for?

The config by setting over joplint terminal app seems to work fine.
joplin sync is running …

Sorry, I really should have read the page you linked.

Nextcloud synchronisation🔗
You will need to set the sync.target config variable and all the sync.5.path, sync.5.username and sync.5.password config variables to, respectively the Nextcloud WebDAV URL, your username and your password. This can be done from the command line mode using:

:config sync.target 5
:config sync.5.path https://example.com/nextcloud/remote.php/webdav/Joplin
:config sync.5.username YOUR_USERNAME
:config sync.5.password YOUR_PASSWORD
If synchronisation does not work, please consult the logs in the app profile directory (~/.config/joplin)- it is often due to a misconfigured URL or password. The log should indicate what the exact issue is.

The config it’s talking about here isn’t the file itself. It’s referring to setting these options directly in the terminal client.

  1. Open joplin
  2. Type : to open the command prompt.
  3. Type each of the commands above and press enter to set and store them.

That worked, but i am interested in how/why that worked :wink:
Where is my sync info saved, so i can backup that file?

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Are you only running terminal tools on your raspberry pi or have a GUI too? If the latter, you should be able to install sqlitebrowser and open database.sqlite from the config directory you linked above. I’m not exactly sure where in the file that information will be, but most, if not all joplin configurations and other information is saved directly to the database, fwict.

good idea, i run my pi headless but on my manjaro i will check out the sqllite database by gui!

Backup is usually done by exporting to a JEX file.