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Okay, I'm running Ubuntu, seems great but hasn't been very stable, breaks as often as M$ did. In it's deffense I could have some hardware issues but I'm going to try something new for now. I was able to use Knoppix to go in and backup all I needed but I have no idea how to backup Thunderbird and I don't wanna loose my inbox and deleted mail. So can somebody please walk me step by step through what folders to find what in, what to back up and where to put what to find it on the new system.
Stupid question but if it's hidden how can I find it? Second, I see more then one folder under mozilla-thunderbird, what folder do I save? I need somebody to say click on home, then bin then blank and save this folder. Then put it back in the same spot on the new system.
I'm not ruling out here that I have mental issues but I don't get this. I have the following folders I see:
And a few others. I do not see a hidden folder in any of these, when I click on home I get the computers name, when I click on that I don't get any thunderbird files or other folders. Can somebody just say click on this, this and this and save the folder you find there..
I'm sorry, my wife says I'm not right in the head and I guess this just shows she's right!
Open Konqueror --> Menu [View->Show Hidden Files] . You should see all the folder's which start with a . in front of them
Open a terminal -->
#cd /home/SonoranFun [Change directory to your home Dir]
#ls -a [should list all the folders including the hidden folders]
#cp -r -f .thunderbird /home/SonoranFun/ThunderBird-Backup/.thunderbird