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Import Data From Microsoft outlook Into Ximain Evolution

Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003 11:48 am
by asf
Assalam-o-Alikum
My Name is Syed Asif Mansoor I am a New user in Linux World.
I am using Red Hat Linux 9. My problem is that I want to import mail data
From Microsoft Outlook 2000 /Microsoft Outlook version 6 into
Ximain Evolution 1.2 when I try to import data (using the following steps)in Ximain Evolution 1.2 It will display the following Error.

Step1 : Open Ximain Evolution
Step 2: Click File > Import.
Step3: Click Next
Step 4: Select import a Single file
Step 5: Select Automatic as a file type (Also Select OutlookExpress 4 .mbx) .
Step 6: Browse and Select target file (outlook.pst)
Step 7: Select Inbox for target to import the data

When I completed these Step the following Error will Display

“THERE IS NO IMPORTER THAT IS ABLE TO HANDEL /mail/outlook.pst)”.

Please Guide me

Thanks

Syed Asif Mansoor

Re:

Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003 8:59 pm
by LinuxFreaK
Dear Syed Asif Mansoor,
Salam,

Outlook and Outlook Express use completely different formats for the mail files. Is evolution supposed to be able to hand pst files? Reading the vendor documentation and support information is always good...

http://support.ximian.com/cgi-bin/ximia ... PTE*&p_li=

Best Regards.

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2003 3:56 am
by jargon
Well , I would first upgrade to Evolution 1.4