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Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
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Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
2 2,342 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2016 at 2:10pm
By: Dandello
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Coverters ... to YaBB
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Started Mar 2nd, 2010 at 11:12pm by Captain John (Ex Member)
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Unable to open ./Members/nam name.vars
Hello All,
I am trying to rebuild the members list after what seemed to have been a successful conversion from ubb.classic 6.7.3; however, I keep getting the following error:
Error: Unabl...
The original

Started Oct 5th, 2008 at 2:52am by edsager
2 6,388 Last Post Mar 31st, 2012 at 3:10pm
By: JonB
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Converter needed!
Is there an HTML to YaBBC converter? One that would take a page of HTML source and convert it to YaBBC.
Thanks,
Bob B.

Started Feb 8th, 2008 at 1:53am by BigBobbyB
2 4,144 Last Post May 25th, 2008 at 1:28am
By: Curtiss Grymala
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Can an existing PHPBB forum be imported into YaBB2
I have a PHPBB forum on my site now that is being overrun with bogus new member registrations. An average per day is 80 - 100. I have had to discontinue allowing auto registrations and approve each on...

Started Nov 26th, 2007 at 4:42am by CYA
2 5,588 Last Post Apr 27th, 2009 at 5:26am
By: PashaM
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Universal Converter
Would this Universal Converter YaBB_Universal_Converter_Beta_4_001.zip work on SMF?.
SMF have their converter from YaBB to SMF. Can something be done to convert from SMF to YaBB. ~ That wou...

Started Mar 6th, 2014 at 5:23pm by Elrick.
10 1,892 Last Post Mar 6th, 2014 at 10:03pm
By: JonB
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paths in setup.pl
Bit stuck on this one:
line 180 on has the process of testing and saving the 'convert from' paths. These must be getting picked back up and read by the subsequent page calls, by I can't see it? I...

Started Sep 19th, 2005 at 2:01pm by old goat
1 2,584 Last Post Sep 22nd, 2005 at 8:11pm
By: old goat
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webboard(8) » Y2
delighted to report I've got this to the point of creating the forum .master and .control files!

Started Sep 22nd, 2005 at 11:56pm by old goat
2 3,527 Last Post Sep 23rd, 2005 at 9:25am
By: Tea-Master
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Converting messages IB2.19 to YaBB2 PR
Did any body did that? or another message converter to YaBB2. I have a problem with board message files structure.

Started Sep 16th, 2005 at 9:37pm by Evgeniy
9 5,905 Last Post Sep 24th, 2005 at 5:10pm
By: Evgeniy
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Is there a PhpBB to Yabb1.4 converter?
A search on google reveals lots that go from yabb to phpbb but not the other way round. Does a converter exist?

Started Sep 25th, 2005 at 1:23pm by chris2005
1 2,571 Last Post Sep 25th, 2005 at 3:19pm
By: マット
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YaBB Converter Structure
Inspired by Corey's comment about setup.pl, would it not be a good move to base any convertors around the existing y1>y2 convertor? I've started the groundwork on a webboard8 to y2, which is being mad...

Started Sep 19th, 2005 at 1:36pm by old goat
12 12,700 Last Post Sep 26th, 2005 at 9:00am
By: old goat
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Eblah
Eblah has been kind enough to make a YaBB 2 to Eblah converter.  Why is that nice?  Well, it would suck if people jumped from YaBB 2 to Eblah, naturally.  But now we can reverse the Eblah data format ...

Started Sep 21st, 2005 at 12:28am by Corey Chapman
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19 12,779 Last Post Sep 27th, 2005 at 11:55am
By: Tea-Master
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validating email addresses
is there a sub already in place to validate imported emails?

Started Sep 30th, 2005 at 8:34am by old goat
4 3,731 Last Post Oct 1st, 2005 at 12:21pm
By: old goat
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[m]: Quick Guide
This YaBB 2 Bugs [move by] Corey Chapman.
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msg, ims, imstore, log, outbox files....
could someone fill me in on these?
What is each one for, mainly. Need to figure out if there is any compatible data to import.

Started Sep 30th, 2005 at 9:03am by old goat
6 4,930 Last Post Oct 4th, 2005 at 8:29am
By: old goat
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[m]: duplicated code in setup.pl
This YaBB 2 - Bugs [Open] [move by] Corey Chapman.
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MercuryBoard to YaBB
SmileyHey Everybody! Yabb looks awesome! But I really need a converter from "MercuryBoard 1.1.4" to "YaBB2"
If anyone could make me one or tell me where I can find one, that would be ...

Started Oct 8th, 2005 at 5:13pm by jvs
5 2,726 Last Post Oct 13th, 2005 at 12:13am
By: jvs
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Search: Converter YaBBSe -> Yabb2.0
Is there a chance i can upgrade an Existing YaBB SE Vs 1.5.0 to YaBB 2.0?
Is anybody working on a converter for this old or can i possibly use one written for another system?
Forget to menti...

Started Oct 7th, 2005 at 7:19am by CasRas
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19 14,601 Last Post Oct 20th, 2005 at 1:29am
By: Matt Siegman
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100% CPU Utilisation
GDay All,
Has anyone come across a prob, where after you convert, then log on, you try and go to a board to view what threads are there and the browser just freezes ??
I then notcied that my...

Started Oct 29th, 2005 at 11:23pm by tompocz
0 1,159 Last Post Oct 29th, 2005 at 11:23pm
By: tompocz
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Challenge: convert YaBB 1.1 sp1 data to YaBB2 ?
Is it possible without problems and without lost posts, topics and members profile ?
Thanks!

Started Oct 18th, 2005 at 12:27pm by Daniel Tolouei
4 4,661 Last Post Nov 1st, 2005 at 3:12am
By: Curtiss Grymala
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Problems converting messages to YaBB 2
I have a prolem converting the messages from YaBB 1.3.2 to YaBB 2 with the included converter.
After a time of ~20 minutes I receive a error :
Serverfehler!
Die Anfrage kann nicht beant...

Started Oct 9th, 2005 at 8:09pm by Stephan1977
3 3,685 Last Post Nov 2nd, 2005 at 9:58am
By: tompocz
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revised setup.pl for consideration
Being as we no longer have yabbtest, I figured this is as good place as any to offer up code alterations...
Working through setup.pl as the template for my converter, I happened on a load of dupp...

Started Nov 3rd, 2005 at 11:33am by old goat
10 6,040 Last Post Nov 4th, 2005 at 12:42pm
By: Carsten - Ex Member
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Import from Yahoo Newsgroups???
Does anyone know of a way to import the messages from a Yahoo Newsgroup?  Cool

Started Oct 19th, 2005 at 2:12pm by Neil Phillips
10 6,900 Last Post Nov 12th, 2005 at 7:08pm
By: Neil Phillips
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Convert YaBB 1.1 to 2.1 problem with users passwd
Hi,
I tried to convert yabb 1.1 forum to 2.1.  In 1.1 im was installed md5 passwd encript mod. When I converted to 2.1, nobody can log, returning password error. I think the convert process encry...

Started Nov 13th, 2005 at 3:58pm by Daniel Tolouei
1 2,552 Last Post Nov 13th, 2005 at 5:51pm
By: AK108
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Problem with topicos data format
Hello
i want to understand the .txt messages format file:
Topic title ge
what is the colum |1019019808| ?...

Started Nov 13th, 2005 at 10:10pm by Daniel Tolouei
0 2,263 Last Post Nov 13th, 2005 at 10:10pm
By: Daniel Tolouei
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Conversion of .mail files ?
Hello,
the mail notification (.mail files) of new posts on topics is not converted on migration process of yabb 1.x to 2.1 ? Sad
Thanks!

Started Nov 15th, 2005 at 3:17am by Daniel Tolouei
1 2,471 Last Post Nov 15th, 2005 at 3:28am
By: Carsten - Ex Member
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yaBB2 file specifications (for phpBB->yaBB2)
I am in the process of writing a phpBB2 to yaBB2 convertor (in PHP since my experience of Perl is limited). So far i've managed to get messages and user data across, although the process is still rath...

Started Nov 15th, 2005 at 12:40pm by Remy.Horton
1 2,967 Last Post Nov 16th, 2005 at 10:54pm
By: Matt Siegman
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Teemz?
http://www.yabbforum.com/community/YaBB.pl?num=1132600194
not heard of this one before. I'll give it a quick drive on my server, and see if there's much to do. Can't tell what the user base is th...

Started Nov 24th, 2005 at 11:07am by old goat
0 2,413 Last Post Nov 24th, 2005 at 11:07am
By: old goat
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Ikonboard 3.1.2a Converter
3.1.2a is the latest version of Ikonboard. I have something resembling a converter for the member section. Hopefully this will help someone get started.
Edited:
Let's retry uploading it to see if it'...

Started Sep 19th, 2005 at 2:23am by AK108
13 8,448 Last Post Nov 29th, 2005 at 12:39am
By: AK108
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Converter problem.
I loaded 2.1 to a different server to test before I took a chance with my production board. I loaded a fresh back up of members, messages and so on to the convert folders. It was coverting fine until ...

Started Dec 3rd, 2005 at 4:08am by singletracker500
3 3,369 Last Post Dec 7th, 2005 at 4:15pm
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