[Users] Transferring to a new OS

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Mon Nov 30 15:52:18 CET 2015

On Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:45:48 -0700
Charles Curley <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:

> For claws-mail, it should be sufficient to carry over ~/.claws-mail
> and wherever your mail is stored, probably ~/Mail. I routinely use
> unison to copy those two directories between my desktop and any of
> three laptops.

Also, if you are going up in version number, be prepared for the
possibility that you cannot copy back again, should you ever have to

E.g.: Claws on Debian 8.2 (jessie), claws is version 3.11.1-3. Debian
GNU/Linux 7.9 (wheezy) has claws 3.8.1-2, and I cannot use the data
from 3.11 on 3.8.


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