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As I understand Evolution mixes two kinds of folders in its mail folders pane:

  • real folders (that exist on the server)
  • virtual folders (e.g. messages marked for deletion are grouped in a virtual "Trash" folder, messages it thinks are spam in a virtual "Junk" folder...).

Every other mail client (and webmail system) has real folders for both examples, so in every IMAP account configured in Evolution I have two trash folders, two spam folders... Is there a way to tell Evolution it should "merge" them?

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From the OP:

Seems like this is an old and debated issue.

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