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mjg


Joined: 12 May 2005
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Location: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

PostPosted: Thu 26 May 2005, 06:58    Post_subject:  Thunderbird data not saved  

I installed Thunderbird and run it from a folder in my-applications.

I've got a problem now though where the account settings and data aren't saved with each exit from Puppy.

I'll go back to Sylpheed for now. Any suggestions re Thunderbird?
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Lobster
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Joined: 04 May 2005
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PostPosted: Thu 26 May 2005, 07:55    Post_subject: try here  

http://www.goosee.com/puppy/wikka/HowTo
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mjg


Joined: 12 May 2005
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Location: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

PostPosted: Thu 26 May 2005, 16:34    Post_subject:  

Thanks, but I had the program working and the accounts set up.

The problem is that each time I fire up Puppy the accounts data, folders, mail, etc is gone, and I'm confronted with the new account wizard to start all over again.
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Bruce B


Joined: 18 May 2005
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Location: The Peoples Republic of California

PostPosted: Thu 26 May 2005, 20:24    Post_subject: It worked for me  

It works for me. I don't know why it works or why yours doesn't. Here is a step-by-step how I done it:

1) Downloaded Thunderbird for Linux from mozilla.org

2) Extracted the thunderbird???.tar.gz to /root/thunderbird

3) Using ROX I dragged /root/thunderbird/thunderbird to the desktop to make a shortcut. Then using ROX I changed the icon to the thunderbird icon.

4) Then I setup the account settings.

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System info:

Puppy version 1.0.2
type 1 install
icewm window manager

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mjg


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PostPosted: Wed 01 Jun 2005, 04:17    Post_subject:  

The data was restored when I ran Thunderbird from the root directory instead of my-applications.
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