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Old 10-11-2004, 03:03 PM   #1
Boffy
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Recover thunderbird 0.5 mail to 0.8


Is there any way I can get the mail from Thunderbird 0.5 into 0.8. I have tried the import tool to no avail. All help is appriciated as it will allow me upgrade.

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Old 10-11-2004, 06:24 PM   #2
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Thunderbird uses the standard unix mailbox format, so you should be able to just copy your mailbox directories from your 0.5 directory to your 0.8 directory.

Try doing a
Code:
locate "Local Folders"
to see where the respective directories are.
 
  


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