[ubuntu-za] Thunderbirdv12.01 Backup and Restore between 10.04 & mint12?

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu May 24 07:29:08 UTC 2012

On 05/24/2012 09:08 AM, FransIT wrote:
> It would seem like the fresh install do not have a profiles folder 
> under which the profiles are saved,
Thats very interesting !

> The profiles.ini file do however stil look and work teh same you 
> should find it under /*~/.thunderbird*/
> Just copying your old email folder to here should work.
> On 12/05/23 18:43, Vincent wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I've got 12.04 running on my desktop & mint12(ubuntu 11.10) on my 
>> netbook, both using TB12.01.
>> My problem is that backing up TB and then trying to restore to 10.04 
>> doesn't work. However in the past when running 10.04 on the netbook, 
>> this always worked perfectly.
>> The default mail paths in mint were different to 10.04, so I changed 
>> them to the default in 10.04, still no joy.
>> Does this mean that files in 10.04 and 11.10 are not compatible, or 
>> am I missing a trick here?
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>> Vince

Hilton Gibson
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