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    Recovering evolution contacts from backup


    My motherboard fried so I am in the processing of rebuilding my system. Luckily, my .evolution directory gets backed up every day.

    Copying the backup into the new installation I get all my email local folders and all the sub-folders that I use to keep e-mails. But, my contacts do not work. I get errors such as "Error loading Address Book. Please check that the path /home/darrell/.evolution/addressbook/local/system exists and that you have permission to access it."

    I have verified that the folder does indeed exist. I thought that the permissions were correct but to be sure I went and set the file mode to 777. Still get the same message.

    Then I tried copying the entire .evolution/ folder on top of the new installation and still get the same problem. E-mails and folders are OK but contacts don't work.

    What am I missing??? Thanks in advance for any help!

    Darrell ...

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    I wanted to learn how to backup messages in Evolution 2.22.3.1

    Quote Originally Posted by dbarabash View Post
    Luckily, my .evolution directory gets backed up every day.
    I wanted to learn how to backup messages in Evolution 2.22.3.1. How can you backup and restore messages of Evolution 2.22.3.1?

    Regards,

    Swaroop Kunduru.

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    This is how to do it using the terminal.

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