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I have a pst file which contains all my outlook backups. I want to import those mails into my thunderbird in Ubuntu 10.10. Though I can import it using Evolution mail client. But i like to stick to thunderbird. Any ideas, suggestios ?

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Atlast i imported my outlook 2007 backup files into thunderbird using readpst. No other solutions worked for me.

1.sudo apt-get install readpst

2.readpst -r pstfilename

Changes the output format to Recursive. This will create folders as named in the PST file, and will put all emails in a file called "mbox" inside each folder. These files are then compatible with all mbox-compatible email clients.Then just imported the mbox file into thunderbird and i got my mails back

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Thunderbird 3.1.8

  • I get the error: "Opening PST file and indexes... unknown index structure. Could this be a new Outlook 2003 PST file? Error opening File" You imported your Outlook 2007 files? This su****s! – strauberry May 26 '11 at 16:05
  • Yes, I have the exact same problem. With multiple PST files. – Zayne S Halsall Jan 24 '15 at 4:55
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Well I've come out with two pages:

A way to import pst files manually: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Import_.pst_files#Linux

Or using an addon in thunderbird:

http://obm.org/doku.php?id=projects:pst_import

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