On Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 15:28:39 -0400, Mark LaPierre wrote: > Hey all, > > CentOS 6 has Thunderbird 68.8.0 > CentOS 8 has Thunderbird 68.7.0 > > When I rsync my .thunderbird folder from my CentOS 6 machine to my CentOS 8 > machine and start Thunderbird it says: > > "A newer version of Thunderbird may have made changes to your > profile which are no longer compatible with this older version. > Use this profile only with that newer version, or create a new profile for > this installation of Thunderbird. Creating a new profile requires setting > up your accounts, calendars and add-ons again." > > Needless to say, this is not an acceptable choice. I have several email > accounts that would have to be set up. That's not such a big issue, but I > have many local folders set up that I can't duplicate on the new > installation if I can't use my previous profile. > > Does anyone know when CentOS 8 will catch up with CentOS 6 so that I can > start using my new CentOS 8 box? > > Perhaps there is another work around. I've tried many of the solution > provided on the mozilla web site to no avail. I even tried to install > Thunderbird 68.8.0 on my CentOS 8 box. That didn't make it happy either. > > What now brown cow? > There are some workarounds. You could install thunderbird 68.8.0 directly from thunderbird.net, or get a better integrated installation from flathub.org. You could log into your CentOS 6 box from CentOS 8 and run thunderbird 68.8.0 remotely. No doubt there are others.