[sylpheed:34463] Re: Mail Folders

Bruce Bowler bbowler at bigelow.org
Sun Feb 13 16:15:14 JST 2011

On Sat, 12 Feb 2011 22:29:29 -0800
Kevin Reeder <reederk at comcast.net> wrote:

> On Sun, 13 Feb 2011 07:52:56 +0200
> Bruce Bowler <bbowler at bigelow.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 12 Feb 2011 21:21:31 -0800
> > Kevin Reeder <reederk at comcast.net> wrote:
> > 
> > > Using Sylpheed in Windows XP but previously worked it in Linux. Plannning to get back to the Linux installation in the future but for now am in XP. The trouble is I want to move addresses and saved messages over but can't locate the target folders in XP. I'm operating as administrator and read that they should be found in c:\Users\administrator\Application Data but don't have a \Users directory. Relevant searches haven't uncovered anything either. I'm stumped.
> > > 
> > > Kevin
> > 
> > On my XP machine, they're in
> > 
> > c:\documents and settings\{my username}\application data\sylpheed
> > 
> > Hope that helps.
> > 
> > Bruce
> > 
> > -- 
> > Bruce Bowler <bbowler at bigelow.org>

(moved from the top, top posting is "evil" :-)

> I've been operating as Administrator, don't have a named user account, and can't find the application data directory for Administrator. Perhaps I should set up a user account for myself, but I didn't think it would make a difference. Nonetheless, I've been using this for about a week, where's the data?

No idea other than to search your drive for accountrc or sylpheedrc.
Those are 2 files that should be in the base directory for the

I've generally found it bad form to use the administrator account for
"general use".  I always create an account and make it a member of the
admin group.  I view it kind of like generally being a bad idea to use
the root account on linux (too bad windows doesn't have a "sudo"


Bruce Bowler <bbowler at bigelow.org>

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