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Does anyone know where I could find copies of the Mambo 3.0.x distributions, manuals and (ideally) instructions for upgrading to Mambo 4.x or Joomla?

I have an old site implemented in Mambo 3 that needs to be upgraded. It doesn't work with PHP 5 without hacks that compromise PHP security, and the site admin and navigation menus are broken for "modern" browsers; e.g. IE6 and later.

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(This should be tagged 'mambo', but I don't have the rep points.) – Stephen C Jan 30 '11 at 23:23
Mambo tag added – John Conde Jan 31 '11 at 1:20
Have you tried mambo-foundation.org? The instructions for upgrading to Mambo 4.x would probably come with Mambo 4.x. Everything should be in their SVN repo. You can get support here: mambo-support.org – Lèse majesté Jan 31 '11 at 5:44
Has your question been answered or do you need more infomration regarding the Mambo 3? – Christopher Feb 14 '11 at 19:38
@Christopher - we abandoned the task as being too much work for too little payoff. – Stephen C Mar 20 '12 at 8:02

Trying to upgrade from Mambo 3 to Joomla 1.6 is probably not worth the time it would take. You would have to rebuild the template, find different plugins, extensions, etc. You are best off starting with a fresh install of Joomla 1.6 and manually migrating the content over.

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