The Maildir e-mail format is a common way of storing e-mail messages, where each message is kept in a separate file with a unique name, and each folder is a directory. The local filesystem handles file locking as messages are added, moved and deleted.

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Postfix does not store mail in Maildir/ format even though home_mailbox is set to Maildir/

The following problem occurs on a simple mail server for testing purposes. It consists of a Postfix and Dovecot installation and is meant to deliver mails from a client to local accounts living on the ...
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How to create Maildir on user creation?

How do I make the adduser script create the appropriate Maildir directory of the new user? I have an Ubuntu server running postfix. When I first installed it was deliverying emails to ...
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Dovecot crashing Android Mail?

I'm trying to configure Dovecot, it seems to be used a lot and has server side mail filtering which I like. However, all my folders are subfolders of the Inbox which seems to confuse the Android Mail ...
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What is the difference between Maildir format and Kmail format?

"Configure kmail" has a choice between these two formats, which is puzzling since I thought that kmail uses maildir format.
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Postfix maildir permission error - cannot recieve mails

I have a server running with Postfix, Courier, Squirrelmail and virtual users located in MySQL. Everything works fine except receiving mail from the Internet. The log file shows; ...
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evolution -> thunderbird migration and archive size

I just migrated my email from evolution 3.2.3 to thunderbird. As that version of evolution is already storing email in maildir format I exported all folders by hand into mbox format (from within ...
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Gnu Mailutils configuration to directly operate on maildir?

I'd like to configure the GNU Mailutils mail program so that it operates on an already existing maildir directory. Currently my mailutils.rc looks like this: mailbox{ mailbox-pattern ...
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What should be the path for storing Maildir e-mails?

Am I storing e-mails to the correct path? Working from the dovecot-postfix package I'm able to deliver e-mails to myself as so: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ telnet localhost 25 Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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How can I browse Maildir directories?

I've backed up some email accounts (e.g. Gmail) using getmail. The mails are stored locally using the Maildir format. My question is, how can I browse these mails? Preferably I would not have to use ...
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evolution error: mbox sent folder invalid URI

My dad has a POP email account, and has been using Evolution to manage it since Karmic or Lucid (with no problems). After upgrading him to Oneiric a couple days ago, when I opened evolution, it asked ...
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different mailbox formats for special dovecot/system users

On a server me and a friend set up we're currently using mbox mailbox format. (Think I should mention that my friend set up the mail part of the server and I yet don't know too much about mailserver ...
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Transferring mails and user setting to new mail server [closed]

We have a mail server running Debian 5.0. It is one year old now but we want to deploy a new server with Ubuntu Server 10.04. The problem is that we want to transfer all the user mails and settings to ...