22 Apr 2018
Opening .msg Outlook files in Ubuntu or Linux Mint
Someone sent me an Outlook .msg file, and I just can’t open it in Linux Mint.
So I did a little research and I found a solution.
You need to have Mozilla Thunderbird installed, or any email client able to open .eml files, and the msgconvert tool, thanks to Matijs van Zuijlen.
To install msgconvert, open a shell, then type:
sudo apt-get install libemail-outlook-message-perl
Then cd to the folder where you have the .msg file or files, then type:
Here are a few useful links related to msgconvert:
Another option is https://github.com/mattgwwalker/msg-extractor