[ubuntu-za] Backing up Thunderbird
plettpc at gmail.com
Fri Sep 13 06:13:25 UTC 2013
I have found in the past by backing up the entire .thunderbird folder can
cause compatibility issues.
What I do is copy the profile folder only, then just change the profile
name in the text file after.
On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 8:09 AM, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
> Hi Wikus, I have been backing up my .thunderbird folder before a fresh
> install for some time and it works like a dream. Just re-install the folder
> into your Home folder before you open Thunderbird and everything is there.
> No more loss of contacts, settings, mails or even calendar entries.
> On 13/09/2013 08:03, Wikus wrote:
>> Morning everyone ,
>> What folder should I backup if I want to backup everything of thunderbird
>> ( mail folders , contacts , account settings ) ?
>> Am I correct in assuming that the ~/.Thunderbird folder contains
>> everything ?
>> If I copy that folder back after a re-install will everything be there ?
>> Or is there any other folders thunderbird use
>> for my data that I should backup as well ?
>> Thank you
>> - Wikus
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