[ubuntu-za] Backing up Thunderbird
jan at verslank.net
Fri Sep 13 06:26:51 UTC 2013
Wayne, please excuse my ignorance, what is the difference between the
.thunderbird folder in the Home Folder and the profile folder?
On 13/09/2013 08:13, Wayne Abroue wrote:
> 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.
> Wayne A
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 8:09 AM, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net
> <mailto: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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