Bug report #16973
Help viewer stores defaults in a wrong path
|Affected QGIS version:||master||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Ubuntu||Easy fix?:||Yes|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||Yes||Resolution:||fixed/implemented|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||24872|
Help viewer (called from Python console) is a different process/executable called from QGIS.
The settings are being read and write from a wrong path.
The path now is: (on Ubuntu)
The path should be:
To reproduce this bug, just launch Python console, open the Help dialog, move it and close it. The QGIS3.ini file is created in the wrong folder.
A new PR is under way to fix this.