Questions tagged [mbox]

Generic term for a family of related file formats used for holding collections of electronic mail messages.

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Ubuntu 21.10 - Thunderbird 91.x.x drops (movemail) mbox support!

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10. Baring a few glitches here and there, it's now running ok. However, I just discovered that Thunderbird 91.x.x removed movemail support! That means ...
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Extract mbox file emails to file system with attachments

I have a mbox file, with 200 emails, each with 4 attachments. I want to extract those emails to a folder for each email, the name of the folder would be the title of the email, inside the folder a ...
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Does Ubuntu have a Large File 3G+ '.mbox' email reader

I recently archived my Gmail that consisted of 46K emails. I downloaded a 3G '.mbox' file from Gmail. I need an '.mbox' reader so I can search and read these emails. I recently learned the US Gov ...
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Install and use JOE Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

I miss Joe! I've been using Ubuntu since Ubuntu 8.04 (it was easy). When I learned more about computering, I got JOE and had fun. It was always hard to change my hardware or make a complete new ...
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readpst error "could not get root record"

I have installed readpst package and while converting pst file to mbox using "readpst -r outlook.pst".I get following error message: Could not get root record
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evolution -> thunderbird migration and archive size

I just migrated my email from evolution 3.2.3 to thunderbird. As that version of evolution is already storing email in maildir format I exported all folders by hand into mbox format (from within ...
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Open mbox File?

How to open a mbox file? Mutt displays no mails when calling mutt -f sent.mbox. The mbox format is "From" without colon. Is there any mbox viewer for Linux? Thank you in advance.
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How can I verify the integrity of an mbox archive from the command line?

I have a large mbox file backup from gmail. It's over 5GB, and gets updated with new messages every night via a cron job. I would like the cron job to also check the validity of the archive, to make ...
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evolution error: mbox sent folder invalid URI

My dad has a POP email account, and has been using Evolution to manage it since Karmic or Lucid (with no problems). After upgrading him to Oneiric a couple days ago, when I opened evolution, it asked ...
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different mailbox formats for special dovecot/system users

On a server me and a friend set up we're currently using mbox mailbox format. (Think I should mention that my friend set up the mail part of the server and I yet don't know too much about mailserver ...
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Transferring mails and user setting to new mail server [closed]

We have a mail server running Debian 5.0. It is one year old now but we want to deploy a new server with Ubuntu Server 10.04. The problem is that we want to transfer all the user mails and settings to ...
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