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Old 11-21-2009, 06:57 PM   #1
DougR55
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WinXP to Linux frustrations


I am really enjoying my Linux Ubuntu OS. . that is until I try to install my archived windows files that contain years of backup. This has proved to be very frustrating to me. My Broderbund/Parsons Address book will not migrate into Linux and I use a Rolodex Calendar that wont work inside of Linux even using PlayonLinux and WINE. Any ideas for me?? I have enjoyed Linux and have configured my email and it works great.
 
Old 11-21-2009, 07:29 PM   #2
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Yes, here's an idea:

http://www.techxplore.net/2009/05/06...-address-book/

The fact is, the program is obsolete and isn't recommended or supported for *any* contemporary OS: Linux *or* Windows.

But, as the link above suggests, you can easily export your address data into .csv file, then import it anywhere you want.

'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
Old 11-22-2009, 02:33 PM   #3
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Great Info

That's just what I was hoping for. The .csv file has so much history for me, I hated to let it go and it works fine in XP. I will try that out. Thanks again.
 
  


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