Re: Import messages from Icedove to Thunderbird
- Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 20:13:06 -0700
- From: David Christensen <dpchrist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Import messages from Icedove to Thunderbird
On 06/05/18 11:09, Markos wrote:
I've just installed Debian 9 (stretch) and I'm trying to import folder
with messages from Icedove 38.5.0 at my old PC (running debian 8) to my
new PC with Thunderbird 52.8.0.
In Icedove I select a folder and Tools -> Import/export in mbox/eml
format -> Export folder
And save the file in a pendrive.
In Thunderbird I select Tools -> Import -> Messages -> Mail -> Next
But appear only the message: No application or data file to import
And no option to select the file that contains the contact list as in
Please, any tip?
Up through Debian 7, I copied message files and folders:
and used the Address Book export and import utilities. This mostly worked.
But as of Debian 9 (I skipped Debian 8), copying files and folders
caused a lot of problems. The only method that worked correctly was to
copy the entire profile directory: