Evolution + files on a file server?

Douglas Furlong douglas.furlong at firebox.com
Tue Nov 25 14:24:50 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 14:15, Edward Croft wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 09:06, Justin P. Steiger wrote:
> > I'm a noob, therefore I "reinstall" a LOT .. I use Evolution for the
> > most part, but I'm really getting sick of having to fwd all the e-mailI
> > receive to an online e-mail account when I get ready to install again.
> > 
> > How do I go about making Evolution seek it's files and folders from my
> > file server machine (XP)? At work we use Outlook and it seeks everything
> > from a central location so no matter the machine you end up up, you can
> > get your e-mail.
> > 
> > Thanks for anyand all help,
> > Justin
> Next time when you partition the disk, create a separate home partition.
> This will allow you to keep all of your information. I did this with my
> home machine. When it came time to reinstall, I just reset that
> partition as the /home partition and told it not to format it. When
> Fedora came up, I had all my settings. A couple of minor tweaks and I
> was rolling.
> Just a thought
> Ed
The other option is to set up an IMAP server.

I am not sure what software you would use on a windows server, I doubt
there is a free solution.


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