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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Statistic script for mails in Maildir format (Dovecot)?

On a mailserver with no explicit quota enforcement I was asked to implement something to identify orphaned and mail-crammed accounts (aka. beyond some virtual limit). The setup is based on Dovecot ...
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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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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 ...