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    Searching mbox file

    Hi all,

    I have an interesting problem here. My boss uses the Evolution email client. We need to be able to search the in box file for a specific IP address or a message that was sent sometime ago. My understanding is, Evolution uses the standard "mbox" format to store all the emails. Is there anyway of searching that huge (in this case) file for the text string (IP address) we are looking for??

    Thank you,

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    Sure. It is just a text file. You should be able to simply use grep to search it.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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