[Bug 975054] [NEW] Migration from Evolution to Thunderbird
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Fri Apr 6 11:37:28 UTC 2012
Public bug reported:
I want to migrate to migrate from Evolution to Thunderbird, the new standard mail-application in Ubuntu. I installed the addon ImportExportTools (18.104.22.168) and have chosen the Inbox mbox in /home/user/.local/share/evolution/mail/local_mbox and imported the mails (already not really user friendly!)
But in fact I've lost a lot of my Emails. In fact I've got all my Mails up to October 2011 (I think I've updated there to Oneiric Ocelot) but mails I received and send afterwards were not imported.
I then opened Evolution again and my mail was still there. I tried to save my Inbox as an mbox-file but it seems to produce enormous files (in my sent-folder there are 1500 mails and my free available disk storage of 170 GB wasn't sufficient to store and produce this mbox). What can I do? How can I import my mails?
>From my point of view there should be, after a decided change of a core
application, a migration tool which makes it easy to continue to work
with the hole system.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: thunderbird 11.0.1+build1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-22.35-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-22-generic x86_64
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
CRDA: Error: command ['iw', 'reg', 'get'] failed with exit code 1: nl80211 not found.
Date: Fri Apr 6 13:20:51 2012
iface lo inet loopback
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=11.0.1/20120402171722 (Running)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: ASUS IPN73-BA ACPI BIOS Revision 0105 Targa
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
** Affects: evolution (Ubuntu)
** Affects: thunderbird (Ubuntu)
** Tags: amd64 apport-bug precise release-channel
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