[ubuntu-za] Migrating from vista to Ubuntu

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Sat Apr 4 16:27:48 BST 2009


Hilton Gibson wrote:
> Bruno Mondego wrote:
>> forgot the attachments, here they are
>> the email ends with .eml
>> but inside every folder it backed up, there was a file named winmail.fol
>> dunno what that is for
>> contacts are in .csv
>> any help is apreciated
>>
>> many thanks, and have a nice weekend
> Hi Bruno
> 
> There is a migration assistant for Ubuntu.
> See: 
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/migration-assistant/0.6.2/+build/618094 
> 
> It is normally run during installation.
> Maybe people on the list with dual-boot systems could test it during 
> normal operation.

It does work quite well, but only for a dual boot, and only for some 
applications.  If you are totally replacing Windows, it is no help.

			Lee



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