Runtime Directories

  • Revision slug: Runtime_Directories
  • Revision title: Runtime Directories
  • Revision id: 131422
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  • Creator: Sheppy
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  • Comment fix some Mac-related wrongnesses :)

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Default Application Installation and User Profile Directories

Firefox

OS Application Directory User Profile Directory Temporary Directory
Windows Vista C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\
and C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\
Windows 2000/XP C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\ C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\
Mac OS X /Applications/Firefox.app ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/
Linux ???? ~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/

Thunderbird

OS Application Directory User Profile Directory Temporary Directory
Windows Vista C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\ C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Thunderbird\ C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Thunderbird\
and C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\
Windows 2000/XP C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\ C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\ C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\
Mac OS X /Applications/Thunderbird.app ~/Library/Application Support/Thunderbird/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/
Linux ???? ~/.mozilla/thunderbird/xxxxxxxx.default/

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<h2 name="Default_Application_Installation_and_User_Profile_Directories"> Default Application Installation and User Profile Directories </h2>
<h3 name="Firefox"> Firefox </h3>
<table class="standard-table">
  <tbody><tr>
    <th>OS</th>
    <th>Application Directory</th>
    <th>User Profile Directory</th>
    <th>Temporary Directory</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Windows Vista</td>
    <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\</td>
    <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\</td>
    <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\<br>
        and C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Windows 2000/XP</td>
    <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\</td>
    <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\</td>
    <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Mac OS X</td>
    <td>/Applications/Firefox.app</td>
    <td>~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/</td>
    <td></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Linux</td>
    <td>????</td>
    <td>~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/</td>
    <td></td>    
  </tr>
</tbody></table>
<h3 name="Thunderbird"> Thunderbird </h3>
<table class="standard-table">
  <tbody><tr>
    <th>OS</th>
    <th>Application Directory</th>
    <th>User Profile Directory</th>
    <th>Temporary Directory</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Windows Vista</td>
    <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\</td>
    <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Thunderbird\</td>
    <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Thunderbird\<br>
        and C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Windows 2000/XP</td>
    <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\</td>
    <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\</td>
    <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Mac OS X</td>
    <td>/Applications/Thunderbird.app</td>
    <td>~/Library/Application Support/Thunderbird/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/</td>
    <td></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Linux</td>
    <td>????</td>
    <td>~/.mozilla/thunderbird/xxxxxxxx.default/</td>
    <td></td>
  </tr>
</tbody></table>
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