On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 05:59:44PM -0500, 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. > > The easiest thing to do, if the server has all your old email (IMAP, a > POP3 account where the emails weren't being deleted) is to download it > again from the server, having set some appropriate client rules to split > it off into various folders. > > You're better off getting out of Microsoft's proprietary trap now if you > can. You might be able to find some program that can usefully parse > your emails out of the PST file, or a Windows client (maybe Eudora; I > don't really know) that will import Microsoft Outlook files and export > to mbox or maildir format. (Windows clients in general, in my limited > experience with them, are all plauged by proprietary formats and don't > like to share.) > > -- > Adam Fabian <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Hi Adam, I have not used this but it does exist! Cheers, Kev ------------------------------- Running: apt-cache show readpst Package: readpst Priority: optional Section: utils Installed-Size: 192 Maintainer: Joe Nahmias <email@example.com> Architecture: i386 Source: libpst Version: 0.5.1-1 Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.2.ds1-4) Filename: pool/main/libp/libpst/readpst_0.5.1-1_i386.deb Size: 55764 MD5sum: 37d2a85b5f88edf8dd6daf61a6fe2b94 Description: Converts Outlook PST files to mbox and others ReadPST is an application that can take a Microsoft Outlook PST (Personal Folders) file and convert it into mbox, kmail, its own recursive format, or separate each email into its own file. . It can currently handle emails, folders and most contacts. -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! `$' $' $ $ _ ,d$$$g$ ,d$$$b. $,d$$$b`$' g$$$$$b $,d$$b ,$P' `$ ,$P' `Y$ $$' `$ $ "' `$ $$' `$ $$ $ $$ggggg$ $ $ $ ,$P"" $ $ $ `$g. ,$$ `$$._ _. $ _,g$P $ `$b. ,$$ $ $ `Y$$P'$. `Y$$$$P $$$P"' ,$. `Y$$P'$ $. ,$.
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