This applies to those using the ever-popular IM client, Adium.
Adium is a free instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more.
If you are in a situation were you would need to back up your chat transcripts due to account migration, or in need to do a clean installation of your OS X machine, here’s where to start:
~/Library/Application Support/Adium 2.0/Users/Default/Logs
Note: This is current as of Leopard OS X 10.5.4, and Adium 2.x.
I have read this in several places, but both on my old hd and my new hd I do not have a Library > Application Support > Adium folder. I only have folders for like Adobe and Apple, but no Adium.
I do not know why there is no folder for adium… any other place that my chat transcripts might be located?
@Chris: That’s strange… And you put the tilde (“~”) in front when trying to open it up in Finder correct (Command‑G), like above?
I will re-check on my iMac tomorrow when I get in to work. The above address was correct in my MBPro.
@Chris: Just to get back to what I said last night. Make sure to have that tilde (“~”). You might be accidentally going to this location instead “/Library/Application Support/…”