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Date:      Tue, 13 Jan 2009 20:19:46 +0100
From:      cwt <marshc187@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Transition Questions.
Message-ID:  <496CE952.3010900@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090113191148.GA62894@marvin.optimis.net>
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George Davidovich wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 07:47:38PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
>   
>> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 12:54:24PM -0500, Grant Peel wrote:
>>  
>>     
>>> 2. I want to import my Oulook express folders to Thinderbird. I know
>>> it can be done on windows, but when I try the impirt feature
>>> (running Thunderbord on FreeBSD), there is no option to do this. Is
>>> there a way?
>>>       
>> The /usr/ports/mail/libpst port contains a tool called readpst which
>> can convert them to e.g. mailbox (mbox) format. Thunderbird should be
>> able to import mbox files.
>>     
>
> Never used Outlook Express, but its file format, IIRC, is different than
> that used by Outlook (.pst).
>   
shoulf be easy to import outlook express into outlook
> Either way, the best option would be to install Thunderbird on the
> Windows machine and use Thunderbird there to import the OE mail.  The
> resulting mbox file(s) can then be simply copied over to his FreeBSD
> box.
>
>   




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