[Dovecot] dovecot & pine

Chris Wakelin c.d.wakelin at reading.ac.uk
Wed Nov 15 14:10:18 UTC 2006

erald troja wrote:
> Hello,
> using
> dovecot-1.0.r12 on a 6.1 FreeBSD system
> and pine-4.64 on FreeBSD as well.
> After switching from Courier..i cannot seem to access
> my folders anymore.  Just INBOX is viewable.
> On different mail clients on has to resubscribe..yet there's
> no such feature w/Pine.
> Anyone ever had this issue?
> Also, let me know what sort of info you need me to post in
> here to get some help on this.
> Thanks

We've got hundreds of happy Pine users.

Make sure you either a) remove the folder prefix (e.g. ~/mail) in your
folder collections or b) add ~/mail etc. as hidden namespaces in Dovecot
(see http://wiki.dovecot.org/MissingMailboxes and NameSpaces).


Christopher Wakelin,                           c.d.wakelin at reading.ac.uk
IT Services Centre, The University of Reading,  Tel: +44 (0)118 378 8439
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