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Is there any good maildir mail notifier for GNOME3?

I'm looking for a maildir capable mail notifier, a'la biff/xbiff, but for GNOME3. I found this, but it gets its settings from Evolution, and I am not using Evolution - I'd simply like it to watch the ...
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Can Dovecot IMAP automatically create Maildir folders for new (virtual) users?

everyone. I am learning to set up a dovecot home IMAP server using a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 machine. My intention is eventually to have a home server that uses POP3 to take email from several addresses ...
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How to make Thunderbird understand local .maildir folder?

It's been some (relatively short) time since Thunderbird finally obtained maildir storage support (I'm using Thunderbird 38.1.0 at the time of this writing). Unfortunately it appears it only applies ...
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creating an offline searchable email archive for multiple accounts [closed]

I want to create an offline mail archive that I can view and search. The archive will include both, Inbox and Sent. My main OS is Windows XP 32-bit (I'm a laggard but I plan to upgrade to 7, 8, or ...
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Can I save space in a Maildir by hard-linking identical message files?

Obviously, the answer to the question in the title is yes. But I really want to know if I can do it without breaking anything. I am using offlineimap to back up my Gmail account to a Maildir on my ...
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What is “Unix Mailspool (Movemail)”?

Thunderbird only offers to create another account in the format "Unix Mailspool (Movemail)". What is this format? It looks different from "Maildir".
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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Read-only archived maildir tree from Linux

I have archived my old mails (from another system which goes back forever). I do NOT want to import it anywhere, but I do want to be able to read it. Ideally it should also work when I make everything ...
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Dovecot+Sendmail+MailDir on Redhat 6.4…How?

Okay, there is a lot I have read through and I have setup everything in Dovecot (v.2.0.9) that I can recognize from the instructions. I have a Maildir directory setup, using both IMAP and POP3, using ...
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Backing up an imap mbox with git, is it a good idea?

I'm trying to setup a new mail server for my personal use, and I want to do it better than all the prior times. One thing that has always concerned me is backing up my inbox and other folders. In ...
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Can I use Opera Mail as just a MUA? [closed]

Can I use Opera Mail as just a MUA for my mailbox in the Maildir format? I use separated MRA (fetchmail + filter on procmail). MRA receive my mail from server to local mailbox in Maildir format. I ...
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Move spam detected mails to users “Spam” subdirectory

My mailserver setup is based on Das Postfix Buch ( from an good german IT consultant agency ) and the ISPmail Tutorials. In short I use virtuals ( maildir ) with MySQL config backend and amavisd-new ( ...
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How can I transfer emails from KMail 4 to Thunderbird 9?

I'm trying to transfer the locally stored emails from KMail 4 on an old computer to Thunderbird 9 on a new computer. I'm aware that KMail uses maildir format and Thunderbird uses some variant of mbox. ...
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Archiving old mail from IMAP to local disk in batch mode

I have an IMAP account with limited space. I would like to archive "old" mails to local storage, and I want to do it automatically (from cron) on my Linux system. I still want to keep the latest mail ...