mozilla-suite (mailnews)

Alex Janssen alex at
Wed Oct 19 01:01:44 UTC 2005

Darryl Clarke said the following on 10/18/2005 07:48 PM:

>I'm aware that support for mozilla-suite is dwindling and nearing it's
>end however, I can't install all of it.   The browser installed fine,
>and works fine, however mailnews fails as follows:
>Reading package lists... Done
>Building dependency tree... Done
>Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
>requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
>distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
>or been moved out of Incoming.
>Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
>the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
>that package should be filed.
>The following information may help to resolve the situation:
>The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  mozilla-mailnews: Depends: mozilla-browser (= 2:1.7.12-0ubuntu2) but
>2:1.7.12-1ubuntu1 is to be installed
>E: Broken packages
>Any ideas would be helpful since Thunderbird still doesn't care to
>import, and I don't care to reconfigure my mail and settings from my
>already existing mozilla-suite setup.
>~ Darryl  ~ smartssa at
> /
Hi Darryl,
Try posting at

That's a thunderbird public forum and someone there may be able to help 
you with T-bird.  I think it uses the same file format for the mail and 
address book as Mozilla suite.  I've been using t-bird for such a long 
time, I've forgotten about importing.


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