View Full Version : [SOLVED] hdd corrupt, how do i recover evolution emails

September 1st, 2010, 12:48 PM
boot from a live cd then startup shell (terminal) (applications , accessories, terminal)

then type in

gksudo nautilus

then click view, show hidden files and tick it

insert your usb thumb drive and copy the directory called





.gnome2_private/Evolution (this directory may not exist)

copy all those to your usb thumb drive. replace the hdd. reinstall ubuntu. reinstall these directory's from usb thumb drive.


October 3rd, 2012, 03:35 PM
In contiunation with the previous ,how to accomplish the same in ubuntu 12.04. with latest version of evelotion installed.I dont know the version no.As i am unable to to boot to ubuntu.All i remember is that it uses something ele like mbox or so.I am not clear reg that.

Please guide me on how to recover the emails by booting with live cd.