[CentOS] Transferring Thunderbird mail accounts: Windows vs. Linux

Thu Oct 26 16:57:20 UTC 2017
Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr>


One of my clients brought me his PC with Windows 7, so I can migrate it
to Linux, e. g. CentOS 7 + KDE. So far I made a backup of all the data,
but I wonder how I can migrate the existing Thunderbird account.

An operation I perform quite regularly is replace an existing Linux
system (Ubuntu, openSUSE, Fedora, whatever) by CentOS. When Thunderbird
is configured, I just backup the whole ~/.thunderbird directory and then
restore it on the new installation, which usually works perfectly. Any
idea if I do this when moving a desktop installation from Windows 7 to


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