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How I do a Cron job to add “Seen” flag to all MBOX emails in Trash?

Im having some difficulties with preventing emails in "Trash" to have a "unread" flag (which causes a stockpile of notifications on my phone). I have in dovecot managed, to add the "\Seen" flag to ...
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How to export Mailbox in Outlook Mac 2019 to a txt file

I am using Outlook Mac 2019. Is there a way to export all mail within a folder into a text based file? Like the Unix mbox format? Ideally, with attachments stored in MIME blocks.
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How to import multi-part mbox files into Thunderbird? (or any other client)

Since it seems Yahoo is discontinuing their mailing lists service soon (at least they are discontinuing a lot of their mailing list related services), I've asked to download all the data from the ...
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How to automatically organize mails in an mbox-structure?

I have about 3000 mails from the time when I used Netscape Communicator as mail program (20-ish years ago). I was a heavy user of organizating everything into folders, for easier overviews. However, ...
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Importing MBOX file in Outlook 2010 (or converting to PST)

I exported my e-mails from an old Gmail account using Google Takeout. The exported e-mails are now in an MBOX file. I somehow need to import this into MS Outlook 2010. Of course, it's also fine to ...
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How do I push an mbox file to an SMTP server?

I have about 2G of email in four mbox files. I want to push it into my Postfix mail system, which is listening on SMTP. What's the most reliable way to do that?
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Import 11GB PST file to Gmail without Outlook

I was upgrading from Microsoft Office 2010 to 2016 last week and the installation failed, with error messages "Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 encountered an error during setup" followed by "...
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Transferring from Outlook to Apple Mail (OLM to Mbox)

I recently had to transfer my emails from Outlook to Mail on OSX/Mac. All the articles I found online seem to be recommending utilities that cost money and I'd like to know if this can be done without ...
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Import EML files into Outlook?

I have few "text files" of mail messages, they contains headers and mail messages in HTML. They were generated by md2mb.py tool when converting from MailDir to MBOX. It contains many of these lines: ...
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How to archive Gmail to PST, so I can access these through Outlook [closed]

I know I can link a Gmail to Outlook and move the email into a PST for archiving, but this locks my Outlook for a very long time per mailbox (they are 20-30GB each and I have 2 dozen to do). I am ...
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Sync Berkeley MBOX file with Evolution?

I set up a remote email system (so that I can have emails sent to my server). Now I mount the storage location of emails received with sshfs and have the mbox file on my local machine, however the ...
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How would I diff two mbox files in an intelligent way?

I have two mbox files containing about 6k emails each. They should be more or less identical, though #1 contains about 100 emails which #2 does not contain. I would love to generate a third mbox file ...
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Mac mail application that can import older Apple Mail “MBOX” files?

I've got some old MBOX files from an older version of Apple Mail and I want to convert them into something more modern. The only thing I've found that has handled these so far is Airmail, but this ...
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creating an offline searchable email archive for multiple accounts [closed]

I want to create an offline mail archive that I can view and search. The archive will include both, Inbox and Sent. My main OS is Windows XP 32-bit (I'm a laggard but I plan to upgrade to 7, 8, or 10,...
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Google Takeout file formats

Does anybody know the file format specifications of Google Takeout exports? I see that the GMail export *.mbox file can be read by Thunderbird, so I guess the spec is publicly available? Thank you! ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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Is it possible to have Thunderbird-like local folders in claws-mail?

I like using claws-mail with an IMAP email account, but I need a way to move mail from my size-limited inbox to a local folder and still be able to search through it. Is this possible using a local ...
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Printing .mbox files

I received a CD from google containing emails that were requested. they are in .mbox format. I downloaded Windows .mbox viewer which works great for viewing but not so good for anything else. I need ...
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Backing up an imap mbox with git, is it a good idea?

I'm trying to setup a new mail server for my personal use, and I want to do it better than all the prior times. One thing that has always concerned me is backing up my inbox and other folders. In ...
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Mutt error '/home/user/mail/ is not a mailbox', but configured for use with gmail imap/smtp

I have successfully configured mutt to work with gmail imap. But when i try to send mail via gmail smtp, i get this error: /home/user/Mail/ is not a mailbox I cannot understand why /home/user/Mail ...
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How to open/browse an mbox file?

Specifically an Apple Mail .mbox file. I'm looking for a way to browse the emails it contains short of just importing it back into Apple Mail and cluttering up my currents emails. I don't mind having ...
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How can I transfer emails from KMail 4 to Thunderbird 9?

I'm trying to transfer the locally stored emails from KMail 4 on an old computer to Thunderbird 9 on a new computer. I'm aware that KMail uses maildir format and Thunderbird uses some variant of mbox. ...
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Web based mail that works on Windows and Linux and supports mbox [closed]

I am looking for a locally hosted web based mail client that will work on Windows (Vista and up) as well as Linux. Right now, I use mutt (Cygwin mutt on Windows), but I was wondering if there was a ...
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convert .dbx (outlook express) mail files to a mbox format (for thunderbird) w/o Windows?

Recently, my hard drive crashed (click... click... clickly clickly click click...). I was using XP and do NOT have my install discs (lost them 3 moves ago...). i make backups regularly and only lost ...
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Is “undeleting” a folder possible in Horde webmail?

My campus email account is managed via the Horde webmail system. I accidentally deleted a folder full of important emails instead of the folder I had just emptied. Is there a way to "undelete"?
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compiling this driver as a module on linux, without a full kernel recompile

I've been using an mbox2 as a external sound card on windows- it sounds better than my onboard soundcard or my ipod, and pretty much rocks my socks. There's a few small hitches - it only works with ...
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How to convert mboxo/mboxrd to mboxcl/mboxcl2

I am trying to export email from thunderbird so that I can read it in mutt. I have started by exporting into mbox format using the ImportExportTools thunderbird add on. I then copied the file to the ...
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Sent e-mails into mbox with getmail

I'm using getmail to fetch my e-mail inbox into an mbox file (with IMAP). It works great, but the process got only Inbox folder's content. Is there a way to include sent e-mails too? Official ...
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Converting mbox to HTML

Is there a simple way to convert mbox files to HTML pages?
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How to restore mails from unix mbox file to imap server?

I accidentally let mutt to move all read emails from the server to local mbox file. How to restore mails to the server?