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Is there an automatic way migrate a thunderbird mailbox to sylpheed while preserving the folder structure. I tried the importexport extension for thunderbird and got a directory with multiple mbox files and subfolder which contain again mbox file.

For example

inbox1
inbox2
foo.sdb
   foo1inbox1
   foo2inbox1
   foofoo.sdb
      foofoo1inbox1
      foofoo1inbox2       
foo2.sdb
   foo2inbox1
   foo2inbox2

Sure I can import manually every single mbox file with sylpheed, but is there an automatic way to import all at once and preserve the folder structure?

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Set up a local IMAP server, then copy all your folders to IMAP. Never worry about changing mail clients again. (I'm actually serious about this, its how I've handled all my mail for over a decade) –  derobert Aug 21 '12 at 16:21
    
I never done this, if it's not too complicated: can you give the details for my case? –  student Aug 21 '12 at 16:32

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