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Very frustrating. profile.ini [General] StartWithLastProfile=0 [Profile0] Name=Default User IsRelative=0 Path=/home/t***/.Thunderbird/profile Default=1 What is puzzling to me is that I have gone through the process of installing a distro (Usually an Ubuntu) on a But it won't let me create a blank account - it INSISTS that it works. I copied the Thunderbird profile and the mail boxes which are on a separate partition (not in the profile) to a new location for Fossamail but ofcourse I had the Lightning

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It just perplexes me though that this is happening. Your ad here, right now: $0 Quick links Unanswered posts Active topics Search The team FAQ Rules Login Register Forum index FossaMail FossaMail Support Search [Solved] Getting my mail and accounts Also, I'm wondering...

Content available under a Creative Commons license. The first is to edit the profile.ini file which you are clearly familiar with. I'm super angry with Thunderbird right now, because what I want to do is just create a blank account, find out where the folders are, move the old mail in, set I allowed it to sit for hours on the second attempt, hoping it was just slow to parse the files, but nothing.

You will need: sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /path/to/thunderbird/folder all you need to change is the path to the thunderbird folder, $USER will change to mean the username of who runs the Download Emails From Thunderbird To Hard Drive I restored my mail backup to .thunderbird and started it, but it tries to create a new profile. laptoplinux (laptoplinux) said on 2009-10-05: #12 Thank you everyone for their replies. I have never had a problem like this before and I am not even sure how to trouble shoot it.

Help help. About Contact Us Donate Contribute to this site Privacy Cookies Legal Report Trademark Abuse Mozilla: Twitter (@mozilla) Facebook (Mozilla) Instagram (@mozillagram) Firefox: Twitter (@firefox) Facebook (Firefox) YouTube (firefoxchannel) English (US) Sign I could see that the disk where the database was located was being accessed, however.A potential wrinkle: it's a portable installation of Thunderbird on an external SSD, including the profiles and I am not sure how this happened because HOME is on a different partition than the one the OS lives on so when I re-installed it shouldn't have affected it.

  • There are only 2 ways to tell Thunderbird how to do that.
  • Thank you for your help and detailed reply.
  • Looks like the location of the emails should be: ~/.mozilla-thunderbird and not ~/.Thunderbird but as I say I can only websearc a I havent used it in about 3 years now.
  • A new profile appeared in my .thunderbird directory.
  • I tried copying my Thunderbird profile across and that all works except it will not display any mail which is in the .mbx files.So at present it is unusable.
  • Regardless, Thunderbird does not pick up my mailboxes if I put my profile in EITHER location.
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  • I even use the profile on other machines and it works fine.
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  • Thunderbird is definitely seeing my profile because it is picking up my address books and program add ons.

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Firefox for Android Web browser for Android smartphones and tablets Firefox for iOS Firefox for iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices Firefox Focus Automatic privacy browser and content blocker. Join Date Oct 2009 Beans 183 DistroUbuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Re: How to get Thunderbird to find my mail Try [Tools] -> [Import...] I'm not sure if that is what you Asked by laptoplinux on 2009-09-28 I had to reinstall Jaunty due to a borked Karmic upgrade. Copying lightning across from a completely different version of Thunderbird would likely be the culprit, yes. Mozilla Thunderbird

and the same stands true the other way around - on numerous occasions I had yyyyyy.default folder stored on a usb pen drive and used it with no problems whatsoever on The time now is 12:07 PM. Top broadstairs Hobby Astronomer Posts: 24 Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:41 pm Location: UK Re: Help please in getting my mail and accounts from Thunder Quote Postby broadstairs » Fri Ask a question Edit question Subscribers Subscribe Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support •

User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. Question information Language: English Edit question Status: Solved For: Ubuntu thunderbird Edit question Assignee: No assignee Edit question Solved by: laptoplinux Solved: 2009-10-05 Last query: 2009-10-05 Last reply: 2009-10-01 Related bugs But on a new install I have to start Thunderbird once to create the profile.ini and the new XXXX.default.

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laptoplinux (laptoplinux) said on 2009-09-29: #6 Yes my old partition is mounted at home and when I run the profile manager or look at the profile.ini file it is pointing to History Link existing bug Create bug report Link to a FAQ Create a new FAQ To post a message you must log in. peter b (b1pete) said on 2009-09-29: #7 just to clarify, as it is probably known to you - on new thunderbird install (that I assume you have already done on the the user may very well be content with it and use it to get/send e-mail create address book etc.

because as I said, when thunderbird is opened first time after install I was always prompted to enter my personal e-mail account settings and upon finishing it thunderbird immediately displayed my But my mailboxes are just not appearing and I always get the new account dialogue. Request to be a Contributor Portions of this content are ©1998–2017 by individual mozilla.org contributors. in this latter case profile.ini must be edited accordingly. - on my pc's I have only one yyyyyyyy.default folder located on a separate partition called DATA and it is accessed with

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I know the data is in the profile because my folder is still the correct size. Showing results for  Search instead for  Did you mean:  Mozilla Support - English Mozilla Support - English Choose a product or ask the Community. this xxxxxxxx.default folder can be located anywhere (on any partition) and, v important, may have any data in it that makes thunderbird such an easy portable app. It turns out that my prefs.js file had become corrupted or lost some data thus creating the problem I described.

the on the new install open /home where thunderbird is and edit profile.ini so that it points to the old /home.