On 07.09.2009 3:31, Robert L Cochran wrote:
The worst problem for me (it forced me to take out the hard drive
12 Alpha is installed on and replace it with the one for Fedora 11) is
that for some reason, Thunderbird on 12 Alpha won't recognize my email
files in the .thunderbird directory that I had tarred up in Fedora 11
and then transferred to the 12 system. That is, I tarred up everything
in my Fedora 11 .thunderbird directory and untarred it in my new home
directory with the Fedora 12 box. I've done this successfully so many
times while traveling, on other Fedora releases, that I'm surprised it
doesn't 'just work'. Every time I start Thunderbird, it doesn't seem
to notice there are mail folders in the .thunderbird directory and
insists on launching an "email setup" wizard. I do have more than 1 Gb
of email data...maybe this is affecting the Fedora 12 version of
Do you have a folder like ~/.shredder? Pre-release thunderbird 3.0 is
called "Shredder" IIRC.
If yes, backup your ~/.thuderbird and try to make a ~/.shredder symlink.