Support for moving the config directory on linux.

Current location of the configuration directory on linux is `$HOME/.gitkraken/`. The freedesktop XDG Base Directory Specification[1] suggests putting it in `$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/gitkraken` (by default `XDG_CONFIG_HOME=$HOME/.config/`).

Permanently moving the directory would be a breaking change, but many applications are using an environment variable to change this location on a per user basis. (e.g. for gtk2 I can do `export GTK2_RC_FILES="$XDG_CONFIG_HOME"/gtk-2.0/gtkrc

This helps keeping users' directories clean, and allows for easier tracking of configuration files (for example for backup purposes).

If this is already an option, I was unable to find it in the documentation.

Thank you.


Under consideration Suggested by: dk Upvoted: 15 Sep Comments: 2

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