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So I'm trying to export my mail from Thunderbird to Kmail. Thunderbird is supposed to use mbox format(though it's called something else). Kmail is supposed to be able to import from a mbox format, but it won't work. Thoughts? An automated exportation/importation to/from eml format would work to
I was in Kmail, and used the import function. I chose the mbox format, and navigated to the folder containing the files for Thunderbird(E:/wx91x161.default/Mail/mail.spiekerfamily.com-1/ in windows). I then chose the Inbox file, which is ilke 35MB(which makes sense). Kmail doesn't recognize it a a valid mbox format, and edititing it w/ vim doesn't show anything. Thoughts?
be sure to use "thunderbird local mail" import function instead of mbox, and be sure to select the proper folder.
Thunderbird import filter
Select your base Thunderbird mailfolder (usually ~/.thunderbird/*.default/Mail/Local Folders/).
Note: Never choose a Folder, which does not contain mbox-files (for example a maildir). If you do it anyway, you will get many new folders.
As it is currently impossible to recreate the folder structure, it will be "contained" in the generated folder's names.
Written by Danny Kukawka.
i'm using 3.4.2 and never tried it with 3.3, so i have three options for you:
1) upgrade to 3.4.2
2) try this perl script i just found on google http://kmail.kde.org/unsupported/mozilla2kmail.pl
3) wait till somebody here can give you a better answer