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Re: [SLE] Sharing mail in linux and windows (Was: My patience has run out)
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dougmack@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 22:51:58 -0500
  • Message-id: <200211010352.gA13q8gt026641@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 23:38 10/31/2002 +0100, Ole Kofoed Hansen wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Carlos E. R. wrote:
>> On Wednesday 30 October 2002 17:35, Kevin McLauchlan wrote:
>> > I don't impress anybody when they come around
>> > asking me for something... or giving me something...
>> > and I say "Hang on a few minutes, while I boot
>> > into Windows". Or, I'll *be* in Windows and I
>> > have to reboot into Linux to get at my mail. I can
>> > use Outlook to look at recent messages, but I have
>> > it set to just look, and not to move messages from
>> > the server. KMail is the app that now captures my
>> > mail from the server, so if I want to look at messages
>> > from a few hours ago, or yesterday, I need to be back
>> > in Linux, since Windows can't read my Linux partition.
>> It is possible to share the same mail folders between windows and linux,
>> using netscape or mozilla. If you don't like mozilla, kmail can read
>> netscape folders as they are, and viceversa.
>Or you could use Eudora for reading mail in windows. It stores its folders
>in the standard unix mailbox format. Back when I switched to running SuSE
>full time, I just copied the files from Eudora's folder on the windows
>partition to ~/Mail and Pine saw my mail at once.

Then why isn't there a Eudora version for Linux, or am I just not with it?
That would help me move to Linux full time. (I'm writing from MSW's
Eudora.) --doug

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