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Installing and updating

Postby T J Tulley » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:18 am

In replying to a recent post, Hüsse gave some very useful advice in a link: ... _partition.

I had expected that the actions described in that advice would have been accomplished by the option to import items from a selected system during the Install process from a CD. Evidently they are not - I have successively discovered that my Thunderbird profile and archives, my Tomboy notes, and my Firefox bookmarks, are all missing from my new Elyssa.

Thunderbird profile and archives (in .mozilla-thunderbird) were successfuly copied from my Daryna /home partition, but copying .tomboy and .tomboy.log has not produced my old Tomboy notes, and copying /bookmarkbackups into .mozilla/firefox has not given me my extensive collection of Bookmarks. I didn't copy the whole .mozilla folder because in Elyssa it contains one extension, which doesn't appear in Daryna.

I shall be most grateful for advice about recovering these items - they are still in my Daryna /home partition which is mounted and readily accessible.
Yours hopefully -

Theo Tulley.
Using a PC with 2GB RAM, 3 hdds and a 1.7 GHz Celeron cpu.

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Re: Installing and updating

Postby proxima_centauri » Sun Aug 10, 2008 7:43 pm

I can make a suggestion for future Firefox bookmarks, use FoxMarks, it's an add-on that will store your bookmarks on the web, meaning you can download them to any computer with internet.

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