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Re: Migrating from Windows to Debian - keeping email messages from Outlook Express


Michael Z Daryabeygi (<mzd@sligowebworks.com>) wrote:
> Adam Fabian wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 06:52:51PM +0200, Dom Delimar wrote:
>>>So how can I keep all my emails from Outlook Express and integrate
>>>them into any of the Linux mail clients? I actually don't know which
>> To the best of my knowledge, and I'm no Outlook expert by any means,
>> Outlook is holding your data hostage in a proprietary Micrsoft format
>> and will not export to any one of the standard formats that could
>> very easily be imported into a Linux email client.
> no, thunderbird does import from Outlook as the other poster stated.
> Both mail and address books.
> You may have to do it from a running Windows installation and then
> transfer the thunderbird mailboxes to Linux, but it is easy to install
> thunderbird in windows.

kmailcvt cat also import messages from Outlook Express to kmail/mbox.

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
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