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Old 05-11-2008, 07:12 PM   #1
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Can I keep my e-mail when I switch from xp to xubuntu?

I'm installing Xubuntu and getting rid of windows completly, will I be able to keep my e-mail when I make the switch?
my e-mail is
can I keep using this with linux?
Old 05-11-2008, 07:27 PM   #2
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I see no reason why not. You have to know mail server name, username and password. You can set up any mail client using these. Linux, Mac, Windows, etc, does not matter.
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Your email address has nothing to do with your computer.
Your email should be on a server.

I would recommend dual boot. At least for a while. You may find that you still need to go back to windows.

I suggest to read up on dual boot.
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