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Thunderbird - I've lost everything.
Last night I shut down my box and went to bed. This morning when I booted up and went to check email, the Thunderbird email configurator popped up. I shut it down and checked my ~/.thunderbird directory, and none of my emails or addresses are there! Everything is gone. Poof!
I can't imagine what happened, but thought I'd post about it in case anyone else runs into similar problems or has an idea about the cause....
do you have a lost and found directory (for me in /). For me one is created when there is a filesystem issueBrilliant Mediocrity - Making Failure Look Good
What are the contents of ~/.thunderbird or possibly ~/.mozilla-thunderbird? Something similar happened to me, thunderbird started acting up, then it would open up without any windows/menus/icons... I found a site on the net somewhere (can't seem to find it now) which described how to regain lost mail. After some work, I managed to get my mail back (but not my settings), then switched to Sylpheed ClawsStumbling around the 'net: