[Users] Moving to new computer

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Fri Dec 20 18:11:50 CET 2013

On Fri, 20 Dec 2013 07:37:58 -0800
Cia Watson <ciamarie at my180.net> dijo:

>On Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:33:59 -0800
>John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Now I want to clone the new installation of Claws Mail to a desktop
>> computer which has Xubuntu 12.04, except that once it's working I
>> will change the accounts so that when I get mail it will leave the
>> mail on the server - I want all mail to be saved or deleted on the
>> laptop only. Using a thumb drive I copied the ~/.claws-mail folder
>> from the new laptop to the desktop, then ran the above command. But
>> when I launch Claws Mail on the desktop initially the folders are
>> all there and the number of messages is the same as on the laptop,
>> but when I click on a folder the count goes to 0. The accounts are
>> working, but when I get mail the popup may say it is retrieving
>> three or four messages, but the Inbox remains 0. 

>> Any ideas?
>It looks like, from the above, that you only copied the ~./claws-mail
>folder. You will also want to copy the ~/Mail folder as well, or
>whichever folder you've designated as the #MH folder for holding the
>email and folders.

Oh, duh!

Sorry for the stupid question, and thanks for the answer. Problem
solved. :)

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