[Users] Claws-mail and IMAP subscriptions

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Fri Dec 13 11:33:59 CET 2019

On Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:36:09 +0100
Frédéric <fma at gbiloba.org> wrote: 

> As I want to keep seeing unsubscribed boxes, I unchecked the "display only
> subscribed folders" options. That's where things started to go wrong: I
> have now all my boxes duplicated under the INBOX folder! And even if I
> check back the above option, these boxes remains there :o(

That's a problem caused by the server.

> The other funny thing is that boxes are still checked, even if
> unsubscribed! So, now, I have all boxed checked twice :o/ That's an epic
> fail!
> Could someone explain me how this feature is supposed to work? What are
> the respective roles of client and server? Could it be an issue (or non
> compatible config) with the IMAP server?

It works like this: If you choose to "Show only subscribed folders", then only
subscribed folders are shown. Any deviation from that is a fault of the

with regards


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