On 05/05/2012 03:28 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
On 05/05/12 02:16, Albert Wagner wrote:
The files .mozilla and .thunderbird are not installed in home
directory anymore. I used those files. Reinstalling did nothing about
them. Deleting and than installing Firefox did put .mozilla in home.
However, deleting and installing Thunderbird did NOT put .thunderbird
in home. I need .thunderbird, but it is nowhere on my system. What's
Both Firefox and Thunderbird *always* install the hidden directories
./mozilla and ./thunderbird in the /home directory of the user.
The ones I am now using started their life way back some 9 years or so
ago (under XP Pro) and which I backup every night.
If you cannot see the ./thunderbird one then you are looking in the
wrong place (for whatever reason). Or you are using some File Manager
where you don't have hidden files selected to be displayed - and you saw
the ./mozilla directory by some mysterious means (probably as the result
of waving a chicken foot over the screen [TM Ric] :-) ).
(You want to use something really useful then install, and use mc
(Midnight Commander). Anything else is inferior.)
You mean ~/.thunderbird?
(My Computer Voodoo chicken foot told me that is what you meant)
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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