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Fedup issue with thunderbird after to fedora upgrade?

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I upgraded to fedora 20 from fedora 19 using fedup. Everything went well except for some weird issues with Thunderbird. The latter is now giving me a pile of weird permission errors and disk space errors. There is 250GB free space, so I know that is not the problem. Obviously this has something to do with the permissions on the thunderbird folder, but I do not have the knowledge to rectify the problem.

Please suggest how to proceed?

posted Apr 23, 2014 by Seema Siddique

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Since fedup doesn't muck with user files, it is doubtful to be a permission issue on your ~/.thunderbird directory. Everything under that directory will be owned by your username. Certainly you can ensure that the files are owned by your username by doing....

chown -R username:usergroup ~/.thunderbird (using the appropriate values)

You'd be much better served to actually post the actual error messages you are getting as opposed to people assuming what you're seeing and then making suggestions based on assumptions that may not be valid.

answer Apr 23, 2014 by Satish Mishra
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