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Re: [SLE] Transfer mail via disk
  • From: roach <robert_spencer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 14:01:19 +0200
  • Message-id: <200507011401.19600.robert_spencer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 29 June 2005 05:48, John R. Sowden wrote:
> I need to transfer my stored email (kmail) on my Suse 8.0 machine to my new
> 9.3 box.  What I have to traqnfer with is a DVD-RAM drive/media.  How do I
> do this without wiping out my new mail, keeping indices intact, etc.

Use tar to archive ~/Mail

The indices and sub-directories are hidden in that directory along with your
mail. You may want to save ~/.kde/share/config/kmailrc as well.

Hope this helps.

Robert "roach" Spencer
South Africa

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