Is there a migration path to Thunderbird?

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Is there a migration path to Thunderbird?

Unread postby Weboh » Tue, 18 Jul 2017, 14:09

I've used Fossamail for a long time, but since support has been dropped and Yahoo Mail is giving me issues with Fossamail now, I'd like to move to Thunderbvird. However, I don't want to have to set up all my RSS feeds, extensions, and calendar and everything.

Is there a way to import our Fossamail profile into Thunderbird? If not, could you make one? I know there's a Thunderbird to Fossamail migration path. How much work would it be to reverse it?

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Re: Is there a migration path to Thunderbird?

Unread postby Moonchild » Tue, 18 Jul 2017, 14:52

You should be able to simply copy the profile across to Thunderbird. There are no shocking incompatibilities that I am aware of.
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Re: Is there a migration path to Thunderbird?

Unread postby Weboh » Tue, 18 Jul 2017, 15:45

Yep, I can. Thanks. I just needed to delete the default TB profile and rename the copied FM profile to the what the default one was. I also copied over the FM Lightning extension (to get my calendar data) and then disabled it (so I can use TB's Lightning extension which actually works with it.

You might want to put the information on migrating to Thunderbird on the announcement for the discontinuation of Fossamail.


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