[TriLUG] how to move Mozilla profile from Win98 to Fedora
jtate at dragonstrider.com
Fri Jun 4 09:27:15 EDT 2004
Christopher L Merrill wrote:
> My wife will be making the move from Windows to Linux soon...but I
> need to move her Mozilla profile, first. I've gone through this
> nightmare in the past with my own profile -- it was cumbersome and I
> seem to remember loosing some stuff. Both machines have Mozilla 1.4.1
> on them. I expected to find something like _Export_Profile_ in the
> menus somewhere...but maybe I've missed it.
> Specifially, I need to preserve:
> - bookmarks
> - address book
> - mail folders and filters
> - mailbox and newsgroup configuration
Make a good backup!
Then after starting mozilla and creating a profile copy the contents of
the old profile over the new. That should work.
Unfortunately I have not been able to get a new mozilla to use an old
profile. Probably some setting I'm missing that doesn't go in the local
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