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How to import an mbox file into evolution mail ubuntu? I have a mbox file with size 2Gigs and I need to get it imported urgently into evolution. I've googled but still can't find any method. Is this at all possible?

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To import from an mbox file:

  • Select File -> Import from the menu.
  • You get "Evolution Import Assistant". Click Forward
  • Select option "Import a single file"
  • Click the Browse... button and find the mbox you want to import. Click OK
  • It should detect it as "Berkeley Mailbox (mbox)". Click Forward
  • Choose which mail folder you want the mbox imported into (Destination folder). Click Forward
  • Click Import
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