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IMAP is a protocol used for accessing mail stored on a remote server.

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gnus pulls all articles when I'm asking for un-read only

I have Gnus set up in my Emacs-46.1, it connects over IMAP to my gmail.com account every 5 minutes. Overall it works fine, emails which I have read are no longer displayed in INBOX group. However I ...
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how to make “old” articles behave as “new” in gnus?

I am using gnus to read mailing lists from an imap account. For some reason some (really) new messages are marked by Gnus as ancient, i.e. with O, they appear in the summary buffer together with the ...
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How to prevent mu4e from checking mail when the internet is down?

Q: how do I prevent mu4e from automatically checking mail when the internet's down? Problem I use mu4e and offlineimap to handle my email. When on a laptop, I have to deal with the fact that I ...
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org-mode links to gnus articles with imap

When using gnus with nnimap (IMAP access to a remote mail server) and linking gnus articles (e-mail messages) in org-mode files. What are the pros and cons of gnus storage methods (for articles) in ...
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emacs gnus and macOS mail.app

I have a very large MAILv5 folder on macOS with 11 IMAP mail accounts over 1 TB of data so I don't want to re-download all but instead I want to use Gnus or other Emacs mail client to read mail ...
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How do I import email in Wanderlust?

I am setting up Wanderlust, and have an older "Maildir" folder created by Offlineimap. Am wondering how I can import these emails in Wanderlust and/or combine this folder with my new WL folder? Can I ...
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wanderlust: force expunge on all IMAP folders?

I'm using wanderlust under emacs 25.x. I know that wanderlust properly expunges messages on the IMAP server when I delete them. However, I have other IMAP clients (for example, the one I use on my ...
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gnus: doesn't delete articles over IMAP

As Gnus documentation suggests, pressing B in the Summary Plugged mode deletes an email. So Gnus doesn't display them, but they're still visible in Web-based gmail client. Please note that I did set ...
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make gnus to place inbound emails per folders

I have a gmail account, and have set up gnus to read my email over IMAP. I'm also subscribed to a few mailing lists, and want them to be placed in individual directories, e.g. ml-openstack, ml-dpdk ...
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How can I (automatically) check for new mail in Wanderlust?

Wanderlust doesn't update the number of new/unread/total mails in the "Folder" view. I have configured it to use my dovecot imap server and I didn't find any way to configure an update interval or ...
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All the IMAP folders of multiple accounts in wanderlust

I have two IMAP accounts, I'd like to see all my IMAP folders for both. With only one account I use "%/" in my .folders file and it works well (but I have the (setq elmo-imap4-default-server ... &...
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GNUS - mark all articles in the thread as Unread

I was searching through docs at https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/gnus/ but could not find the proper key sequence for this. What is the key sequence for this?
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mu4e does not sync the “move to folder” action to the IMAP server

I am using spacemacs (I don't think it should matter though) mu/mu4e and mbsync When I use "move to folder" followed by "execute mark", I expect the "movement of message from Inbox to Archive" to be ...
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setting up Gnus 5.13 with OfflineIMAP and Dovecot

I am trying to set up Gnus 5.13 to access a local maildir (created by OfflineIMAP) via Dovecot. I know I could access OfflineIMAP's maildir directly, but as far as I know, this causes problems with ...
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GMail 2-factor auth without application-specific password

Is there any way I can read mail with emacs that comes from a gmail account protected with compulsory 2-factor auth? Application-specific passwords are disabled for GMail by my employer. So I can't ...
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How to check for new messages on thread before sending with gnus' message-mode?

I use gnus for email, including its built-in message-mode for composing/replying to email. Just before sending mail, I'd like to query my IMAP server to see if there have been any new messages on ...
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How can I use Gnus to access Gmail IMAP through http(s) firefwall?

My company's firewall only allow http and https connections. To access internet, I have to specify the proxy before connecting the internet: export http_proxy=http://my-company.com export ...