How to transfer Mail from old machine to new FreeBSD box ....

Paul Kraus paul at
Tue Aug 12 16:39:26 UTC 2014

On Aug 12, 2014, at 12:07, William A. Mahaffey III <wam at> wrote:

> I am retreiving mail from my ISP using their POP3 server, as per the last 20-ish years. T-bird stashes it iv the Mail directory under my user .... No IMAP involved that I know off :-/ ????

Ahh, so T-bird is just manipulating the email files directly. I have not worked with email that way in over 15 years, so I have little useful advice to give, other than to check and make sure that T-bird is looking for the files in the right place and format.

Paul Kraus
paul at

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