On 2010-10-15 12:06, toastrack wrote:

> Trying to uninstall MozillaThunderbird-translations-common I'm told
> "permission denied".


Are you root? If not, you can not.

> Dare I just delete the folders ...... ?? Or what ?


Don't.

If you talk of the program folders, it is the wrong method. It is your home folders, you loose your
email.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 11.2 x86_64 "Emerald" at Telcontar)