Importiing Kmail to thunderbird ?possible

Anton antonxx at
Tue May 8 20:52:45 UTC 2012

Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> As much as I can tell, there's no direct way to import your Kmail's
> maildir into Thunderbird's mbox store. However, you can do this
> indirectly using an IMAP server. You can install your own IMAP server,
> connect Kmail to it and move all your mail folders to the server. Then
> connect to this server using Thunderbird and move back your folders.
> Probably you can do this using gmail's IMAP to intermediate the

I did a test in the past:

I tried to copy my mail structure from KMAil into
a dovecot local imap server... it didn't work well
as I remember


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