[SATLUG] Restoring email
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 23:11:25 CDT 2013
Thanks. I was able to recover and then save to
evolution-backup-20130401.tar.gzevolution-backup-20130401.tar.gz. Now I
want to import that data into thunderbird with a different userid, but
same email address. I'd think there was a way to do that automatically,
but I can't find a tool to do that.
The tarball has files in .local/share/evolution/ and .config/evolution/.
It seems that the evolution backup program even saves the trash!
It looks like I need to save in an mbox format and use the
Rabie Khabouze wrote:
> Copy the old .gconf/apps/evolution to new .gconf/apps/evolution and copy
> old .evolution to .local/share/evolution
> On 04/01/2013 08:21 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I just updated my wife's computer to Mint14. The previous system was
>> very old (Ubuntu 2007 or so). I dutifully did a complete backup of
>> her home directory, but am having trouble restoring the old email.
>> The old system had a .evolution directory and the new one appears to
>> use .local/share/evolution
>> Does anyone know how to import this old data into either a recent
>> evolution or thunderbird client?
>> -- Bruce
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