Manually installing SeaMonkey

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Dec 13 22:17:12 UTC 2011

On 12/13/2011 01:52 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> In the past I used the version of Seamonkey (2.03) in the Ubuntu 10.04 
> repositories.  Because of some conflicts between my isp and SeaMonkey I 
> manually installed the then current versions of Firefox/Thunderbird. 
> They worked well for awhile but now with their rapid release cycle I 
> have been having annoying problems with them.
> I would like to install the current version of SeaMonkey but have a 
> question about what happens in the /.mozilla folder.  There is already a 
> Seamonkey folder in it.  How will the installation of Seamonkey handle 
> this?  Or will Seamonkey create it own .seamonkey folder like 
> Thunderbird does?
> Thanks,  Jim

It will use the existing ~/.mozilla/seamonkey folder. It will also use
the old 2.03 profile if it's still there.

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