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How can I migrate from Thunderbird PORTABLE to Fosamail Portable?

Unread postby indietalk » Sat, 11 Aug 2018, 11:56

Using the Thunderbird to Fossamail Migration Tool locations are fixed

How can I migrate from Thunderbird PORTABLE to Fosamail Portable?

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Re: How can I migrate from Thunderbird PORTABLE to Fosamail Portable?

Unread postby Moonchild » Sat, 11 Aug 2018, 12:24

Copy your profile folder's content across.
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Re: How can I migrate from Thunderbird PORTABLE to Fosamail Portable?

Unread postby indietalk » Sat, 11 Aug 2018, 12:38

Moonchild wrote:Copy your profile folder's content across.

Thank you
Fosamail profile location is in appdata area
How can I point to an area within fosamail portable please?
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Re: How can I migrate from Thunderbird PORTABLE to Fosamail Portable?

Unread postby Moonchild » Sat, 11 Aug 2018, 14:07

There is no released FossaMail Portable.
If you want to use it in a portable fashion, you have to do it the same way as your Thunderbird was made portable. Most likely the launcher passes a -profile command-line parameter to the binary.
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Re: How can I migrate from Thunderbird PORTABLE to Fosamail Portable?

Unread postby indietalk » Sun, 12 Aug 2018, 12:23

Thank you for your prompt response, Moonchild.

I could see that you are updating the security fixes of the FosaMail often.
I also want to migrate from portable thunderbird to portable Fosamail and I am not knowledgeable enough to adjust the ini files to relocate the whole fosamail profile into portable area.

I don't know how big is the task to make the fosamail fully portable where all the profile and ini files placed in one place only so that when I use fosamail in different pc's/laptops ie : they all work from an external (usb)

Would you please reconsider such update?
so that many people like myself would place the Fosamail into a usb and start using whichever pc/laptop they use
Thank you in advance
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