Ubuntu Importing Evolution Backup to Thunderbird

I've searched earlier, and could not find a result. How do I import into Thunderbird the Evolution Backup tar.gz file? Thunderbird will only import Mozilla files, but not Evolution. It also appears that in the future I can't make a backup for Thunderbird, either. ...

Ubuntu How to Import Evolution/Thunderbird Accounts into Kmail??

I did a fair bit of Googling on this, but only found a lot of pages on the reverse of this, ie: migrating from Kmail to either Evoltion or Thunderbird, and pages on importing accounts between Evolution and Thunderbird.In Kmail it only has an option to import messages, which is useless for me since I ...

Ubuntu How-To Import Into Evolution From Thunderbird

Well, after much reading of several blogs, forums and whatnots, I have finally found an easy way to import my many email folders containing my many emails successfully into Evolution from Thunderbird, so I thought I would share.I am not giving up on Thunderbird, just trying Evolution because I need ...

Ubuntu Recovering Evolution backup in Thunderbird

I was using Evolution for my desktop mail client in 11.04. I properly backed it up before I re-partitioned and installed 11.10. Now that 11.10 ships with Thunderbird, I was wondering if there was a known way to recover my evolution backup in Thunderbird without installing Evolution, opening the back ...

Ubuntu Evolution to Thunderbird

Ubuntu 11.04How do I save Evolution files (mail, address books and calendar) and import them into Thunderbird?Just pointing me in the right direction would help as I did not find anything useful (to me anyway <g>) doing a search on Google. ...

Ubuntu Evolution backup file integration

I have an old Evolution backup file which I would like to view from my current Evolution, without destroying my current data (mail, contacts, etc).I just want to be able to view it from Evolution, and am not looking for any sync with my current data. Evolution Import will destroy my current data in ...

Ubuntu Migrating Evolution to Thunderbird

Can't quite seem to find a post that addresses my specific question, so advance apologies for any duplication.I am running Ubuntu 10.04. I am migrating my emails from Evolution to Thunderbird 3.0.10. I have configured all of my email addresses (6 different accounts) and successfully tested them.I ha ...

Ubuntu Exporting From Evolution And Thunderbird

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a topic about the difficulty I was having exporting from Evolution and Thunderbird. I'm starting a new topic because the situation has changed, and I'm able to go through with exporting. My question is - how to I export mail from Thunderbird, and import the mail in a ...

Ubuntu Exporting From Evolution And Thunderbird

A friend of mine is in a bit of a predicament. He's using Dapper Drake, and desperately needs to upgrade. This upgrade can't be done from the update manager for a couple reasons. 1. When this system was first installed, Automatix was used. 2. Setting aside all the upgrade problems Automatix is known ...

Ubuntu Backup ThunderBird

Cheers,I'm trying to find a way to easily backup and restore my email in ThunderBird can anyone point me in the right direction?Also I have mails in OutLook and KMail is there a way for me to import them to ThunderBird? ...

Ubuntu evolution or thunderbird that is the question

I am of course new to ubuntu anf am giving thunderbird mail a try to see which I like better the install went well. Is there a way to:A. import my mail from evolution into thunderbird?B. Archive the mail in evolution so that I can then import it?Same questions for the contacts list.I any help? ...

Ubuntu Archiving Mail with Evolution or Thunderbird?

I am currently seeting up my new business desktop box with Ubuntu :grin: and I'm playing around with Evolution to decide whether it'll be Evolution or Thunderbird to use for my business mail.What I'm missing from both applications is some "one-click" solution to archive old mail from my In ...

Ubuntu old emails in evolution to thunderbird

HiI have just installed thunderbird and all seems to have gone OK, now I need to import the old emails from evolution to thunderbird, has anyone done this and if so how did they do it? ...

Ubuntu Move from Evolution to Thunderbird

Just changed from Evolution to Thunderbird 3.1.10. and wanted to share the steps taken.My platform: ubuntu 11.04 64-bit, desktop.Step 1.Backup Evolution: Alt-f, Backup evolution settings...Install Thunderbird from Ubuntu Sotware Center and setup Thunderbird with your mail account information. Close ...

Ubuntu Evolution backup/restore didn't work betwen Hardy and Karmic. WHY?

I needed to upgrade from Hardy Herron (HH) LTS to Karmic Koala (KK) to take advantage of one softare package that works much better on KK.So, I backed everthing up in preparation to migrate from HH to KK. This included backing up data used/created by the mail reader Evolution. And here is where my p ...

Ubuntu Selective restore of Evolution backup file ???

Is it possible to only restore certain parts of an Evolution backup?I have a backup but it has corrupt data on it in the SMTP mail accounts area. I want to just get my saved email messages from it.If I restore the whole thing I'm back to square one with getting a prompt to enter a password on a dele ...

Ubuntu Evolution to Thunderbird

Does anyone have a simple method of moving mail/calender/contacts from Evolution to Thunderbird please? ...

export mails (messages) from Evolution to Thunderbird

hihowto export mails (messages) from Evolution to Thunderbird ?greetingscc ...

Ubuntu Cannot Restore Evolution Backup

I made a backup of evolution with the option under file.it created the tar.gz which i saved to an external HD.now when I try to restore it says "Invalid Evolution backup file"any solutions are appreciated, thanks.EDIT: I just realised one possible solution. it was not until I looked at the ...

Ubuntu Sync Evolution with Thunderbird or vice versa?

Ok, I love Thunderbird, but haven't used it in over a year now. I use Evolution, and yes I know it is slower, and has it's hangups. I use Evolution, because it syncs with my Palm Treo, and integrates with Gnome desktop. This is not a Thunderbird vs Evolution debate thread. So with my love for Thunde ...

Ubuntu Evolution backup not working

I created a backup using the Evolution backup tool. When I went to use the backup, evolution.tar.gz, I get an error message that it's not a valid backup type. Since the backup was created using Evolution, I didn't expect any trouble.Any help here is greatly appreciated. I have a very important email ...

Ubuntu GPG signature problem between Evolution and Thunderbird

I'm starting to need encryption with email, and I use the Evolution client, but most people I know who use a client use Thunderbird.Thunderbird with enigmail interfaces very nicely with Thunderbird with enigmail. However Evolution and Thunderbird seem to do PGP signatures differently, and each doesn ...

Ubuntu evolution vs thunderbird

I've recently pursuaded my parents to use Ubuntu Linux instead of Windows. Though the learning curve for elderly people not used to computers is far from steep, it has for the most part been an ok transition. However, Evolution has proved to be the biggest bug bear for them. During upgrades, certain ...

Ubuntu evolution backup not working

Evolution mail has a backup feature that appears to create a file calledevolution-backup.tar.gz. I am unable to find the file as a user or as root.The backup is a good feature and I want it to work. Any thoughts appreciated ...

Ubuntu Replace Evolution by Thunderbird

I'm sure this is of a blinding simplicity, but I can't seem to find the right option.I want to migrate back from Evolution to Thunderbird. Installation done, no problem. But, I can't seem to be able to prevent Evolution from loading an opening (and downloading all my e-mails) at startup.How do I pre ...

Ubuntu Evolution backup

Can any one tel me how to take the evolution backup in corrupt ubuntu,by connecting the harddisk as secondary.:confused: ...

Oracle difference between rman and import export backup

can u plz tell me in detail what is the difference between rman and import export backup and why and whic one is best ...

Ubuntu evolution backup/restore

the backup function (under files) in Evolution seemed to work OK: it created a file and put it where I told it too. However, I can't figure out the restore function. It asks me to select an evolution backup file to restore, but when I click on the file I created with the backup settings function, it ...

Ubuntu Restorign (trying to) Evolution backup 9.10

Hung up, GDM problem, when trying to update from 9.04 to 9.10. So, ran an iso with another partition installed. GDM problem solved and now I have two 9.10; however the complete Evolution is on secondary partition. I suppose that I should just use that partition but don't know how to point to that pa ...

Ubuntu Moving mail and accounts from Evolution to Thunderbird??

It seems, for some reason, Evolution is causing my laptop to crash. I wanted to move everything from Evolution to Thunderbird. However, there does not seem to be an easy way to do this. I tried that Mport tool, that did not work. Can anyone shed some light on how to transfer all mail and accounts in ...

Ubuntu Evolution VS Thunderbird - YOU! DECIDE!

evolution vs Thunderbird u decide... also i wannah ask a question right now how do i setup my gmail pop3 in thunderbird 2? ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) <_< wow brick headed noobs... >_>:lolflag::lolflag:: <_<.... dumb lolflag noobs. ...

how do I import all windows-thunderbird emils to ubuntu thunderbird?

I used apt command to install thunderbird. I have the emails in windows xp in thunderbird.Now how do I import all windows-thunderbird emils to ubuntu thunderbird? ...

Ubuntu Can't get Evolution or Thunderbird to connect to imap

Recently upgraded to 7.10, and everything went fine. This evening I moved my home office to the other side ofthe room. Suddenly, Firefox, Epiphany, and Evolution will not work. I did change from one phone outlet to the other, but the original one no longer works, so I think I can rule out primary/se ...

Ubuntu Evolution or Thunderbird setup.

I recently reinstalled 6.10 after wasting many hours trying to get Evolutuion to send e-mail, it would receive fine. My ISP (Earthlink) changed from SMTP to ASMTP and I think that may be the problem. For the life of me I can't get either Evolution or Thunderbird to send mail. I've played with networ ...

Ubuntu Evolution &amp; Thunderbird

I am having a problem setting up an email client (I have tried both Evolution and Thunderbird). I have searched the forums and checked all set-up parameters. I have changed the Gmail parameters per the setup instructions. I can ping the mail servers, both smtp and pop. What I can do is make it work. ...

Ubuntu Evolution v Thunderbird v something else

I've been looking at email and contact/address book programs. I've been using Thunderbird for some time, but see that Evolution can easily handle syncing with a Palm, which apparently Thunderbird has difficulty with. What's preventing me from going to Evolution is that it doesn't have (according to ...

Ubuntu Setting up Evolution or Thunderbird.

Since I have to keep track of several email addresses, I think it would be best to try a mail client, like Evolution or thunderbird.The two adresses that I want to use are my Gmail address, and my University Email address.I tried looking up some guides for running Gmail, but I couldn't find any good ...

Ubuntu Evolution or Thunderbird Mail How-To

I want to be able to use evolution or thunderbird for my email, but I don't understand how to set it up. It asks me for a whole bunch of things that I don't know, like servers and such. Is there a default way to set it up? ...

Ubuntu Gutsy - how to start Evolution backup in a script

Morning folksI've just happily upgraded to Gutsy, and am pleased to find Evolution has a new backup feature.Until now I have been backing up using a script which just copies the .evolution folder along with everything else, but this never worked too well, especially with Evolution settings.So my que ...

Ubuntu export mails from Evolution to Thunderbird

hihowto export mails from the Evolution to Thunderbird ?in which format should I save all Evolution mails ?greetingscccc ...

Ubuntu Sync Palm to Evolution or Thunderbird with Bluetooth

After about 12 hours this past week, I have still not been able to get my Evolution to sync with my Palm Treo 700p.I followed this HOW TO:http://elijah.pinoguin.com/blog/blog-view/article/sync-treo-650-on-ubuntu-linux.htmland got my Palm to sync PERFECTLY with J-Pilot.I got my Palm a few weeks ago, ...

Ubuntu Evolution to Thunderbird

I am starting to like thunderbird more and more...so I want to shift from Evolution to Thunderbird. Is there anyway to move all settings, messages, contacts etc from Evolution to Thunderbird? ...

Ubuntu Evolution vs. Thunderbird

all, I recently moved to Ubuntu on a near full time basis. I have XP if I want to play some games but everything else is Ubuntu.I had Thunderbird on my XP system and was able to move all my old email over to Evolution without much difficulty.I must say I prefer Evolution over Thunderbird. I use Outl ...

Ubuntu Evolution and Thunderbird together

does anyone know how to get evolution and thunderbird to share the same local inbox? I currently use thunderbird but I have heard good things about evolution and would like to try it, but I want to keep my email accessible from thunderbird so I can use both or go back to just thunderbird if I'm not ...

Ubuntu evolution to thunderbird migration

i'm trying to migrate from evolution to thunderbird, since i'm switching from gnome to kde(for a little while anyways), and was wondering how to export all my mail from evolution and into thunderbird ...

Ubuntu Email Macros, Evolution or Thunderbird or other?

I need to write a script/macro that will write the body of an email to a text file when a new mail message is received.I can see that Evolution can run a program when a new mail message arrives.. but can an external program access the email body?.. 'also I was thinking I could write a program that c ...

Ubuntu How to move from Evolution to Thunderbird

Does anyone know how to migrate from Evolution to Thunderbird? I only need to transfer my mails, but there are to many dirs I have NO IDEA what to copy where. Please, help? ...

Ubuntu HOW TO: Export mail from Evolution to Thunderbird

This is my first HOW TO on here so please be gentle with me :)Exporting Mail from Evolution to Thunderbird.PREPARATIONCreate a new mail account in Thunderbird (this is so that if everything goes pear shaped nothing else will be affected). In Thunderbird choose Edit -> Account Settings -> Add A ...

Ubuntu Evolution vs Thunderbird

folks, thought I'd start this thread partly for myself, and partly for others wanting to decide between Evolution & Thunderbird.I originally installed Evolution a few years back as my default mail client under Linux, and eventually made the switch to Thunderbird. TB just seemed fast, friendlier, ...

Ubuntu conky and e-mail clients (Evolution or Thunderbird)

Okay let me first tell you what it is I want to do and why. I amd attempting to have the object ${new_mails} return the number of unread e-mails in either my the evolution or Thunderbird Mbox spool file.I do not want to see the number of unread mails on my ISP's POP3 server because I'm only interest ...