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Sharing Mozilla Thunderbird Mail Between Windows and Linux

Saturday March 13th, 2004

David Tenser writes: "An increasing number of people are using more than one operating system. Linux is a great alternative to Windows, but many people feel they don't want to abandon Windows completely. This newly written tutorial will show you how you can share your local mail storage between the two operating systems on a dual boot computer."


#8 Re: Problems sharing Thunderbird 0.9 Windows/Linu

by rohan

Sunday November 28th, 2004 7:49 PM

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I think the problem is probably with the permissions for your windows drive when it's mounted in Linux (I had a similar problem with FC3). I changed the options for /dev/hda1 (my Windows drive) in /etc/fstab to user,rw,exec,umask=000 and that fixed the problem.