[kdepim-users] New imap server problem

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 25 13:44:02 GMT 2008

On Thursday 24 Jan 2008, Andreas Demmer wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2008 17:54:53 schrieb Anne Wilson:
> > I'm in the midst of setting up a new imap server.  The account is created
> > and an Inbox has appeared for it.  However, the context menu doesn't
> > allow me to create subfolders.  What's gone wrong?
> Just one wild guess: Maybe you must configure, where the IMAP subfolders
> are stored, your home directory for example.
> The IMAP server running on my root server on SUSE Linux 10.1 is configured
> to use the INBOX folder at /var/spool/mail/[username] but to store its
> subfolders in the homedir of each user.
> Could you check this and give feedback?
There turned out to be a permissions problem on Inbox.  I don't know how it 
happened, but it was owned root:root.


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