Re: Importing address book and mail in Thunderbird

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On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 9:32 AM, Jim <[email protected]> wrote:
> Mauriat M wrote:
>
> > On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Jim <[email protected]> wrote:
> >
> >
> > > I did a clean install of FC8 on PC which had FC6 before, I saved the old
> > > .thunderbird folder from FC6.
> > >  How do I use the "Import" tool in thunderbird, FC8 to import the old
> FC6
> > > thunderbird  mail ,  address book ?
> > >  I physically moved the old address book into the FC8 thunderbird and it
> > > wouldn't accept that.
> > >
> > >
> >
> > What I would recommend is to first quit TB, remove the new F8-TB
> > profile you have created and copy the F6-TB profile into your home
> > directory.
> > Once TB starts up it should automatically convert/update the necessary
> > data from the old profile and use that information.
> >
> > I've been using the same TB profile since RH9 (Thunderbird 0.1a). Each
> > time I upgraded I left the old profile and it got update with each new
> > version of Thunderbird. Of course I backed up with every new Fedora
> > release but I've never had a major problem. On occasion I had to tweak
> > some settings.
> >
> > -Mauriat
> >
> >
> >
>  I agree with you on that, if I do it that way I get a ERROR message in FC8
> about "Security" issues, in Firefox and Thunderbird.
>
What does the error message say exactly? Look thru your logs and see
if anything about thunderbird or firefox is mentioned. Don't forget to
check SELinux logs too.

Max

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