LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-07-2008, 12:37 AM   #1
lawrence_lee_lee
Member
 
Registered: May 2007
Posts: 141

Rep: Reputation: 16
How to convert emails in MS Outlook to Evolution in Linux?


I recently switch to Linux and use Evolution as my email client. I want to transfer what in my Outlook to Evolution. Are there any methods?
 
Old 03-07-2008, 04:06 AM   #2
indeliblestamp
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2006
Distribution: Fedora
Posts: 341
Blog Entries: 3

Rep: Reputation: 39
I've had nightmares in the past, converting outlook's pst files to a reasonable format.
See if this link helps, it recommends installing Thunderbird on your windows pc and importing the mails into it. Once that's done you can just copy over your mails from Thunderbird to your linux box running Evolution. (the link uses Thunderbird's mbox format. But really, select Maildir before importing your outlook stuff).
 
Old 03-07-2008, 04:51 AM   #3
billymayday
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2006
Location: Sydney, Australia
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, OpenSuse, Slack, Gentoo, Debian, Arch, PCBSD
Posts: 6,678

Rep: Reputation: 122Reputation: 122
If you are running a mail server (eg an imap server), you should be able to simply drag the emails across in outlook and then open them in evolution.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
export emails from evolution to Outlook Express sailu_mvn Linux - Desktop 1 05-02-2007 10:41 AM
LXer: Importing Outlook Express Emails Into Thunderbird And Evolution LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 03-25-2007 08:01 PM
Importing Emails From Outlook Pst To Linux Imap Server treedstang Linux - Networking 2 02-22-2006 09:26 PM
So close getting Outlook emails to Linux brandonuf Linux - Newbie 7 07-13-2004 11:06 AM
how do i convert outlook, or express to evolution crouk Linux - Software 2 03-29-2004 01:55 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration