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Ralf Mardorf 10-02-2011 11:03 AM

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Any hints from you loudmouth Klaus, the Linux Wolf :D?

On Sun, 2011-10-02 at 05:26 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-10-01 at 16:08 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> > On Sat, 01 Oct 2011 11:49:10 +0100, Richard Bown wrote:
> >
> > > Hi D6 is shipped with Evolution 2.30.3, the last version I was using was
> > > 2.32 and I backed up every thing , but now it wont restore, the tar file
> > > is OK, I suspect it knows the version difference and wont play. Is there
> > > a late version of Evolution available as a.deb so I can have the old
> > > mail onthis system ?
>
> Somewhere in the debian users mailing list archive there is a
> complicated way to handle this issue. We had problems to import our
> mails, even when we used the same versions of Evolution version 2.
> See the Forwarded messages, you need to search for this thread.
>
> > Hum... 2.30 and 2.32 look very "close in time" versions but true is that
> > something could have changed in between (like mail storage format, from
> > mbox to maildir, but I think this happened since 3.0 not with 2.32
> > branch) but I would try to get additional information on the error by
> > launching Evolution from command line and then try to restore the backup
> > file.
>
> Correct, mbox to maildir happened from version 2 to version 3.
>
> -------------------------------------------------
>
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: Juan R. de Silva <juan.r.d.silva@gmail.com>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Until now Debian seems to be the right decision :), better
> performance than Ubuntu
> Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 06:06:07 +0000 (UTC)
>
> On Wed, 01 Jun 2011 01:15:29 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>
>
> > Yes, thank you very much, your howto needed a little upgrade.
> >
> > Restore e-mail account settings.
> > --------------------------------
> >
> > - Run Evolution for the first time and create a default e-mail
> account.
> >
> > - Close Evolution.
> >
> > - From terminal execute `ps ux | grep evolution` to see what Evolution
> > related processes are runing. Kill all of them.
> >
> > - Overwrite the content of /home/<useraccount>/.evolution/mail/ folder
> > with the content from the corresponding original folder.
> >
> > For Ubuntu Natty and Debian stable it's not ~/.evolution anymore!
> >
> > # cp
> > -pr /<mount>/home/<useraccount>/.local/share/evolution/mail
> > /home/<useraccount>/.local/share/evolution
> >
> > - From original /home/<useraccount>/.gconf/apps/evolution/mail/%
> > gconf.xml file
> > copy content of all <li type="string"> *** </li> entries between
> <entry
> > name="accounts" mtime="1305671823" type="list" ltype="string"> and its
> > final </entry> tag to the newly
> > generated /home/<useraccount>/.gconf/apps/ evolution/mail/%gconf.xml
> > file. For best result restart computer before starting Evolution.
> >
> > If the accountname would differ or one Evolution still does use
> > ~/.evolution, than you've got a lot to edit. I run
> >
> > # cp -p /media/natty/home/spinymouse/.gconf/apps/evolution/mail/%
> > gconf.xml /home/spinymouse/.gconf/apps/evolution/mail/%gconf.xml
>
> I'm not sure for Ubuntu Natty, I'll take a look tomorrow. What's to
> Debian Squeeze 6.01, it's still ~/.evolution on my system.
>
> > OTOH it should be possible to use 1 partition for the emails and to
> get
> > access by Evolution from different installs, assumed that the mount
> > points do have the same path names, but I didn't really verified this
> > ;).
>
> I'm going to investigate such an option too. When (or if?) I have time
> for it. :-)
>
> > Just doing this all filters get lost, there was a message regarding to
> > junk, mails that should not be shown by threads are shown by threads,
> > anyway, I got the mails.
>
> Did you mean newsgroup filters? I did not get this trouble since I've
> never used Evolution as my newsgroup reader. I use Pan instead.
>
> But I did not loose any of my e-mail filters.
>
> > PS: Sending from the 'new' Evolution.
>
> I'm glad it worked for you. And thanks for sharing back. I'll add your
> updates to my records.


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Camaleón 10-02-2011 11:33 AM

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On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 13:03:03 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> Any hints from you loudmouth Klaus, the Linux Wolf :D?

(...)

(ahem...)

Ralf... I dunno if the above was meant to be a joke or what but sure it
does not belong to this thread.

I tell you the same as Lisi: care your postings.

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Lisi 10-02-2011 03:58 PM

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On Sunday 02 October 2011 12:33:48 Camaleón wrote:
> I tell you the same as Lisi: care your postings.

I thought that we had agreed to drop that. Or anyhow take it off list.

Try "telling" people what to do a bit less.

Lisi


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Camaleón 10-02-2011 04:32 PM

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On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 16:58:27 +0100, Lisi wrote:

> On Sunday 02 October 2011 12:33:48 Camaleón wrote:
>> I tell you the same as Lisi: care your postings.
>
> I thought that we had agreed to drop that.

My reply was not aimed you.

> Or anyhow take it off list.

No, I won't. This is something that concerns to all of us (mailing list
users) to keep the list's good health.

> Try "telling" people what to do a bit less.

In no way.

If you don't like following netiquette nor mailing list rules, that's up
to you.

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Ralf Mardorf 10-03-2011 10:45 AM

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On Sun, 2011-10-02 at 11:33 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 13:03:03 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>
> > Any hints from you loudmouth Klaus, the Linux Wolf :D?
>
> (...)
>
> (ahem...)
>
> Ralf... I dunno if the above was meant to be a joke or what but sure it
> does not belong to this thread.
>
> I tell you the same as Lisi: care your postings.
>
> Greetings,
>

Pardon Klaus, yesterday I had a bad day. Anyway, it's also not fine to
advise me to use Windows. This is a Linux mailing list. Humans are
emotional beings, so at least I'm able to fail.

Sorry,

Ralf


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Camaleón 10-03-2011 11:53 AM

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On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:45:29 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-10-02 at 11:33 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
>> On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 13:03:03 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>
>> > Any hints from you loudmouth Klaus, the Linux Wolf :D?
>>
>> (...)
>>
>> (ahem...)
>>
>> Ralf... I dunno if the above was meant to be a joke or what but sure it
>> does not belong to this thread.
>>
>> I tell you the same as Lisi: care your postings.
>>
>>
>>
> Pardon Klaus, yesterday I had a bad day. Anyway, it's also not fine to
> advise me to use Windows. This is a Linux mailing list.

Sure, but maybe he also was having "a bad" day ;-)

> Humans are emotional beings, so at least I'm able to fail.
>
> Sorry,

No problem... we all can have bad days and say things that can hurt
others but the important thing (IMO) is to know when to stop and when to
say sorry to those who deserve it.

+1

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