[CentOS] OT: Migration from Evolution to Thunderbird (Thunderbird mbox files)

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 18:29:40 UTC 2008


Lorenzo Quatrini wrote:
> Nicolas Thierry-Mieg ha scritto:
>> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> <snip>
>>
>>> If someone on the list can point me to where the mbox files for
>>> Thunderbird on Linux are located, that will be much appreciated. 
>> You didn't tell us where you're looking, so I can't be sure... But I
>> suspect you're looking in the right place.
>> However with IMAP the mail can stay on the server, so unless you tell
>> your MUA to download a copy locally you only see index files.
> 
> I can confirm that: if you select the folder for offline use you'll find on the
> imap.gmak.com folder an INBOX which looks like an mbox file.

Progress!  A few hours ago, I changed a configuration setting in 
Thunderbird and I now have the mbox file for INBOX on my hard drive. 
:-)  Hoping I can now do whatever I did for INBOX for Sent Mail!


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