[Users] claws-mail files question

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Dec 31 19:27:56 CET 2015

On Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:06:25 -0800
Thomas Taylor <linxt at comcast.net> wrote:

> I have upgraded my operating system to a new version of Linux. This
> was a fresh install so I don't have my addressbook, filtering, and
> preferences.
> Can the folders/files be copied from a backup copy of the
> original claws-mail folder to the new installation without a problem?

Yep. Copy ~/.clawsrc, ~/.signatures, and ~/Mail (or your equivalents),
and you should be back in business.

I have three laptops (don't ask) and a desktop. I routinely use unison
to schlep those three directories between the four machines.

> Would any special procedure need to be followed?

Don't forget to install appropriate plugin packages.

> The new version is 3.12 and the original was 3.10.1.


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