Mutt and Imap question/Alpine

Phil Dobbin bukowskiscat at
Wed Nov 14 02:17:08 UTC 2012

Linda wrote:

>> Can't help i gave up using Mutt and switched to Alpine which is great
>> for remote mailboxes. Try the Mutt mail list if no one here can help.
>> james
> Will Alpine work with Maildir when I looked on line it talked about
> needing a patch and I wasn't sure how to even go about finding it.
> However I used Pine years ago and if it will work with Dovecot imap
> server using Maildir format I would love to use it instead.

Take a look at this, it may help:


I only use mutt for POP3 so I haven't any direct experience of using it
with IMAP.



currently (ab)using
CentOS 5.8 & 6.3, Debian Squeeze & Wheezy, Fedora Beefy, OS X Snow
Leopard, Ubuntu Precise & Quantal

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