Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of gmail-export-email


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Aug 2, 2016, 3:48:59 PM (3 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    1313Once they do, unzip the link and you should have a folder called Mail and inside that folder is a file called "All mail Including Spam and Trash.mbox".
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     15== Splitting your mbox file ==
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    1517If this file is more than 16MB (and it probably is), then you will need to split it up into smaller chunks before you can import it.
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    2527So - you may need to manually adjust each file by adding the top portion of each file that preceeds the From line to the end of the previous file.
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     29If you are on a unix-like machine, you can also try this command:
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     31{{{
     32awk 'BEGIN{chunk=0} /^From /{msgs++;if(msgs==1000){msgs=0;chunk++}}{print > "chunk_" chunk ".txt"}' mbox
     33}}}
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     35And lastly, if you find this tedious, please make a ticket and we can help you - please open a [wiki:newticket new ticket]. We may ask you to [wiki:faq/files/sftp copy your mbox file to your server] and we can help you import it.
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    2737Once you have your 15 MB files ready, tou can use this file to [wiki:roundcube-import-email import your email via roundcube].