21 posts

Pet Peeve – Thumbs.db

Having moved from Windows XP to GNU/Linux, the trail of Thumbs.db files left behind in my home directory is really annoying. It reminds me of Windows and the files aren’t hidden on a unix filesystem. Here is a command I used to rid myself of this reminder (posted here mostly […]

Moving Firefox/Thunderbird Profiles

This example will involve moving a profile from Windows XP to Ubuntu 7.04, but the basic idea can be used to move profiles around in many other scenarios. Step 1: Find Your Files In Windows XP, look in: Firefox: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles Thunderbird: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles You should […]