[olug] Saving email messages, bookmark files and addressbook entries
greg.hetrick at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 14:19:06 UTC 2006
Try these directories under you home directory, they will have all your
saved configs etc, and pretty sure that is where the stored emails live.
notice the "." in front
.mozilla (for firefox)
What dist are you using? and what are you switching to?
might be easy to just tar up your home directory and move it off somewhere
then back to the new machine.
On 4/9/06, Charles Bird <thebirdman at operamail.com> wrote:
> Slackware is your friend, i have stopped dowloading email messages to my
> local machine, I just leave them up on server as occasionally the hardware
> like HDD fails and all can be lost locally.
> The files will be hidden in your home folder...thats all i know on that at
> this time.
> I can do mp4 on the slackware10.1 distro stock no config or extra
> installs....however the machine i am using is the imfamous 450Mhzx86/128MB
> ram(i upgraded from 96MB) so when I open the files it is a risky situation
> as the machine will lag bad and video will drop frames, ( arnold: " need
> more power")
> Good Luck man.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Joe Gulizia" <jrguliz at yahoo.com>
> > To: wftl-lug at salmar.com, "Omaha Linux Users Group" <olug at olug.org>
> > Subject: [olug] Saving email messages, bookmark files and
> addressbook entries
> > Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 22:02:01 -0700 (PDT)
> > I'm planning on switching distro's but want to save my
> > email messages, web bookmarks, edresses, and some
> > documents first. Where do I find these files? Using
> > Thunderbird for email and primarily Firefox for web
> > browsing.
> > Mainly my current OS doesn't like external USB hard
> > drives (global permissions can't be set). The floppy
> > drive can't be accessed (not found or not mounted)I
> > can't get any media player to play the .mp4 video
> > files I need to check, either.
> > Thank you
> > Joe Gulizia
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