Linux.com: How to Migrate from Ximian Evolution to Mozilla Thunderbird

“I’ve always liked Mozilla Mail–when I have to use Windows,
it’s my preferred email client. So naturally I’ve kept an eye on
the Mozilla Thunderbird standalone email application and given it a
test drive or two. When the latest release hit the Internet a few
weeks ago I decided that perhaps, as with the Firefox browser, it
was finally time for me to make the switch.

“Switching Web browsers is a comparatively easy task;
essentially the only data you have to worry about moving is your
bookmarks. An email client, on the other hand, may archive
thousands of old messages you can’t just leave behind, and you need
to move your server settings and address book to the new program as


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