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/