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

Thu Sep 4 15:45:39 UTC 2008
Lorenzo Quatrini <lorenzo at gmk.it>

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg ha scritto:
> Lanny Marcus wrote:
> <snip>
>> However, in the imap.gmail.com folder
>> INBOX.msf file properties,
>> Type is shown as C source code
>> and MIME type is shown as text/x-csrc
> This is irrelevant, whatever tool you are using to see the "type" of
> that file is wrong.
>> 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.

Lorenzo Quatrini