How can I use 'Local Folders' on an external drive?
I have nearly a terabyte of .mbox files on external drives which I would like to use thunderbird to read through.
However, due to the size, my computer is unable to store all these files. Is there a way to use thunderbird to read the mbox files without storing them on my computer and instead keep them on the external drives?
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For occasional viewing, you can copy mbox files (no extension) into the Mail/Local Folders location of your profile folder, while TB is closed. They will appear as folders under Local Folders when you restart TB. A better approach may be to use the LocalFolders add-on to define an additional Local Folders, besides the default one in TB, but point it to the external drive.