[ILUG] Solution - MS-TNEF WINMAIL.DAT Attachments and LINUX
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Mon Sep 19 16:36:49 IST 2005
On Mon 19 Sep 2005 13:40, bimal pandit wrote:
> Today(19/09/05) I received a mail from a user with a call that he has
> received a mail and is unable to open it in linux, the mail has
> "winmail.dat" as attachement, I googled and found the following useful
> sites and solution...
> -save the winmail.dat attachement in some directory, for e.g. I am taking
> here "/home/bimal/test" as my directory, I saved "winmail.dat" file over
> -installed a package "tnef-1.3.3-1.1.fc3.rf.i386.rpm" on my Fedora Core 3
> -enter into the "test" directory and did
> [bimal at bimalserver test]$ tnef winmail.dat
> this will create a file "Document.pdf" in the same directory, now use some
> pdf reader/viewer to see/print the content.
I don't think I have ever received email with a winmail.dat attachment,
but I looked for tnef and there does not seem to be an rpm for Fedora-4.
There is a perl-Convert-TNEF rpm at Dag's repository,
but I'm not sure how one would use that if the occasion arose.
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