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> Thunderbird, backing up e-mails
Jim
post Jun 22 2004, 01:21 PM
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What is the best way to back up my thunderbird e-mails? Anybody know what files I need to grab so I can just put them back in if my system were to ever go? Not that I am really afraid of my linux system crashing, but I am also thinking about upgrading, so I am just cerious. Thanks.


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post Jun 22 2004, 04:09 PM
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I don't know how to backup thunderbird ... I use evolution.

Let me install thunderbird and see if I like it smile.gif.


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You have a .thunderbird directory inside your user directory ... you should be able to back it up and move it to the other machine with no problems.

Thunderbird looks pretty good ... if it just had a Reply to List feature I would probably use it.


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post Jun 22 2004, 10:07 PM
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I made the switch from evolution to thunderbird a wile ago, its really slick, I aside from some of the features, I like the UI better and I am sort of a sucker for eyecandy.


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Thunderbird does _LOOK_ better than evolution.

I am also fairly lazy about sorting my e-mail ... and the auto virtual directories of evolution are good too!

But I would switch if Thunderbird had a Reply to List feature for mail coming in from external mailing-lists.


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