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Re: Kmail message storage folders

On Sunday, 15 April 2018 1:25:08 PM NZST Frank Steinmetzger wrote:


> I use KMail only on my IMAP server and sync that to my machine using

> Offlineimap. But once on my harddrive, my scenario is the same as yours:

> read mail from one Maildir tree on several machines at the same time.


> My approach is to use the syncing solution called Unison. That way I can

> read and edit Mail on both machines, and unison detects all the changes in

> the file system, including mail that was moved from new to cur after it was

> read. As long as I don’t edit the same mail on both machines, Unison works

> perfectly with this.


Thanks. I see Unison is available as a .deb and I've just installed it on both machines.


It looks as if that could be the optimum solution for my setup. All I need to do now (after I've debugged why not all the emails in 'new' subdirectories are showing up as 'unread') is do a one-time copy of the entire Maildir tree to my laptop and thereafter, periodically keep it synced with Unison. Hopefully.