[Users] Moving files - resolved

Abrolag abrolag at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Nov 12 22:43:17 CET 2012

On Wed, 4 Jan 2012 10:36:38 +0000
Abrolag <abrolag at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> I want to move my entire Claws setup to a different machine with a different
> username but retaining all the email history etc.
> In other words move from /home/foo to /home/bar
> I suspect that some entries in the various Claws files will be using full length
> names like /home/foo/{somefile}
> Is there a simple way to find and change these?

I finally got around to doing this :)
There are actually just two files that need to be modified - both in .claws-mail


I found the simplest way was to just load the files into a text editor and do a
global replace:




The names also appear in various backup and log files, but these can be ignored.

Will J Godfrey
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Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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