View Full Version : Migrating Thunderbird emails etc to Mint

20-05-2013, 11:54 AM
Hi, I have been using Win 8 but have changed over to Linux Mint which I am finding pretty good. I was using Ubuntu but it's been a bit buggy on my laptop. Is there an easy way to bring all my emails and address book over from Win 8 Thunderbird to Mint Thunderbird?
I use Mozbackup but I don't think there is a Linux version.

20-05-2013, 11:58 AM
There will be a Profile directory both in Windows 8 and in Mint. In Windows I think it's in your Application Data folder. In Mint I think it's in ~/.thunderbird

Basically you can just copy the files across and it'll migrate your messages etc :) I've done it a few times, but not for quite a while.

This may help:

20-05-2013, 01:36 PM
Thanks for the link. I'll give it a try tonight.