Migrate your Thunderbird emails from Windows to Linux

Delect garbage mail then “Compact Folders” before migrate.

Copy your prefile directory form Windows to Linux.
Windows 2000 or XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\Profile name
Linux:
~/.thunderbird/Profile name/

Copy profiles.ini from Windows to Linux too.
[General]
StartWithLastProfile=1
[Profile0]
Name=default
IsRelative=1
Path=xxxxxxxx.default

Reference:
http://fosswire.com/post/2008/3/migrate-your-thunderbird-emails-from-windows-to-linux/

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