delete user data thunderbird

Asked by rion on 2019-07-26

there is snap
there is software app for installing
in software when i installed thunderbird it was installed as snap package
i created pop3 and imap accounts , start using
after realized that its not real app but snap package
meaning not in /home/.thunderbird folder as usual
after i uninstalled by the "software" app
and from synaptic installed real app thunderbird.
and wanted move MY USER data from POP3 folders and filters and books
and found only one single alone link file .
Where is MY USER data?
Deleted by SNAP managers and developers as they are cause that I have none.

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2019-07-26
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2019-07-26

This question was originally filed as bug #1838040.

rion (riongb) said : #1

there is snap
there is software app for installing
in software when i installed thunderbird it was installed as snap package
i created pop3 and imap accounts , start using
after realized that its not real app but snap package
meaning not in /home/.thunderbird folder as usual
after i uninstalled by the "software" app
and from synaptic installed real app thunderbird.
and wanted move MY USER data from POP3 folders and filters and books
and found only one single alone link file .
Where is MY USER data?
Deleted by SNAP managers and developers as they are cause that I have none.

Zygmunt Krynicki (zyga) said : #2

Hello

Snap application store the data in $HOME/snap/$SNAP_NAME/

Inside that directory you should see data copies for each revision as well as the "common" directory that is common across revisions.

rion (riongb) said : #3

all folders inside the snap/thunderbird were gone, nada, zero except link named "current" point to in my case it was 29 folder name.
this is what I saw when uninstalled thunderbird, chromium , some welcome app and notepad-plus-plus, they all after unistalling process left with one "cuurent" link file to pointing to deleted BY SNAP folders.
This is a bug. Happend 27 minuts ago.

Please check code and remove ALL records with delete inside the app IF the app is INSIDE USER /home area.
It's just the principle do not touch anything of the user install your app somewhere else but USER's data inside user's account .
its broken I know but why do not start clean up all process right now , just remove code that delete anything if the app's folders is in user's area /home/$account$?

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