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Old 06-05-2004, 01:48 PM   #1
dpp777
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backing up email in Thunderbird


Hello. I'm running thunderbird .2 on suse 8.1 professional. I'm getting ready to do an upgrade of the os, and since I have a tendency to screw these things up I thought It'd be best to back up everything. However, I can't seem to find where the email is stored. Can anyone give me a pointer to where I can go to back up my email so I can burn it onto a cd? TIA!
 
Old 06-05-2004, 05:09 PM   #2
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It's in your profile, in the hidden folder .thunderbird in your home folder. ~/.thunderbird/default/random.slt/Mail/pop.server.com
If I were you I'd save the whole .thunderbird folder then you get your address book (abook.mab) and everything.

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Old 06-06-2004, 11:49 PM   #3
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Thank you!!!!!! That did the trick!! i was going through all the hiddens in the thunderbird0.2 directory, it never occured to me to look a level above that in my default home! Thanks again!!!
 
  


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