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Old 02-01-2015, 10:30 AM   #1
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Moving settings from old to new install of Thunderbird an Firefox

Fedora 20 / KDE

Moving old setting of Thunderbird and Firefox into a new setup of Fedora 20 KDE.

Thunderbird: In new setup of thunderbird Send contents of the Mail folder to Trash Can.

Thunderbird: Take contents of Old Thunderbird Mail folder , Copy and Drag into the new Mail Folder.

Also move Abook from Old to New setup.

Is this correct ?

Firefox: Send places.sqlite in new Setup to Trash Can, Copy From old Firefox the places.sqlite and Drag into New
Firefox Setup. For the Bookmarks.

Is this Correct ?

Well none of that is working in the New User Setup of Fedora 20 / KDE
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The way in which I maintain my settings for Thunderbird and Firefox is to leave all the files in the .mozilla/firefox directory and the .thunderbird directory in place in /home/user when I install the new versions. This keeps my old configurations.
Old 04-09-2015, 04:43 PM   #3
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I would second tomwest's experience. This is exactly what I did in a move from Fedora 17 to fedora 21 - and it seems to work fine.

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