[ubuntu-uk] Outlook pst to evolution

George MacLeod bhaltair at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 19:00:57 GMT 2008


2008/11/24 Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk>

> Rob Beard wrote:
> <snip>
> > I'd suggest also giving Outport a try, you haven't got much to loose.
> >
> > If all else fails, depending on which version of Outlook it is, you
> > could try running it under either Wine or CrossOver Office.
> >
>
> Just wanted to give a bit of feedback on Outport.  I had a play with it
> today (I'm currently transferring a company from a mixture of Outlook
> 2003 and Outlook Express to SME Server with Thunderbird clients via IMAP.
>
> I found that Thunderbird would happily transfer mail and contacts from
> Outlook without any problems but it wouldn't budge when trying to
> convert Calender & Task items to Thunderbird with the Lightning Add-On
> or Sunbird.
>
> So after much messing around I tried Outpost.  It worked straight away
> and converted the Calender items into individual iCal files (not ideal
> but it certainly saves re-entering two years worth of Calender items).
> It also has the option to export to Evolution files too so hopefully it
> would do what you need to transfer from Outlook to Evolution.
>
> Rob
>
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Hi Rob,
another method which has worked for me is to synchronise Outlook Calendar
with Gmail Calendar and Thunderbird Calendar i.e Outlook->GCal->Thunderbird.
There's a nice how to on
Lifehacker<http://lifehacker.com/399407/how-to-sync-any-desktop-calendar-with-google-calendar>.

Cheers
Seoras
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