[Users] Lost my address book and alias accounts

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Sun Dec 16 00:16:37 CET 2018

On Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:50:38 +0100
<buhtz at posteo.de> wrote: 

> Thank you very much for your unswer. So there is hope.
> But how can I recreate the data?
> There is e.g. a "addrbook-1.xml" file in the Mail folder. But how
> do I "reconnect" it with Claws?

In ~/claws-mail/addrbook/ you should have a file called


If you don't have it, create it.

For connecting your address book folder it should look like this:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <book name="Common Address" file="addrbook-1.xml" />


Be sure to edit it or create when claws-mail is not running.

with regards


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