Manually installing SeaMonkey

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Tue Dec 13 22:59:11 UTC 2011

On 12/13/2011 04:17 PM, NoOp wrote:
> 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.

OK, I still have some info in that profile so to be safe I'll make a 
copy of it before installing. As always thanks for your help.

Regards,  Jim

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