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Old 04-07-2009, 01:03 PM   #1
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Question Cannot export mail to external hdd


Using Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10, I cannot figure out how to export mail in Evolution or Kmail. I cannot drag and drop mail folders. I basically cannot do ANYTHING to archive my mail.

Where can I find the message store for Evolution?
Where can I find the message store for Kmail?
How can I archive the messages to an external HDD?

I will be reinstalling Ubuntu Intrepid in an attempt to get my sound working again.(sound failed after uninstall and reinstall of CompizFusion) I would HATE to lose all my mail. Anything you have to help me archive my messages would be appreciated.

Thank you,
Shaun McClurken
 
Old 04-07-2009, 01:05 PM   #2
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evolution:
file -> backup settings => will create a tar file.
 
Old 04-09-2009, 12:26 AM   #3
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