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Re: How to get mail from $MAIL into Evolution or Thunderburd



Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> How do I get either Evolution of Thunderbird to incorporate mail from
> the standard unix $MAIL folder, /var/spool/mail/jonrysh?  
> 
> Evolution seems to provide a method; it allows incorporation of mail
> from a local Unix standard mail file, but won't allow me to name my
> actual local folder, giving me the error "File already exists".
> 
> Thunderbird seems to only know about POP and IMAP servers; it doesn't
> seem to know anything about local mail delivery at all.

For Thunderbird, use its "movemail" account.  It reads mail from your
UNIX account into your local folders.

> Thanks - jon
> 


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