earnest ma's site

Migrate Email with mbsync

Just wanted to boost this blog post as it greatly helped me migrate emails from Luke Smith’s emailwiz script to Modoboa (more on that in a future post).

Here are some things mbsync1 complained about:

UseIMAPS is deprecated, I simply left it out and it worked ok.

For accounts with subfolders (Archives, Archives/2020 etc.) I used:

 MaildirStore me-local
 Path ~/Mail/me
 Inbox ~/Mail/me/INBOX
+SubFolders Verbatim

Migrating mail between IMAP servers using mbsync

  1. In package managers, mbsync is often installed through isync↩︎

Tags: #email #recommendations

Recent posts from blogs I read Generated by openring

Fixing desktop shortcut of Lagrange

I have been using Lagrange to browse Gemini after moving to elementary. It’s beautiful and integrates well with the desktop. A minor issue has been bothering me with Lagrange though. Its the duplicate icon on the Plank whenever Lagrange was invoked.

via Simbly Me June 8, 2021

Monthly review: May 2021

I got my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine! A- got interested in making friends at the playground. She usually found one or two kids to play with. She also started trying out the splash pad. My Georgi keyboard finally arrived. I can slowly write journal en…

via Sacha Chua June 8, 2021

I will be moving to the Netherlands

I had been planning a move to the Netherlands for a while, at least until a large COVID-shaped wrench was thrown into the gears. However, I was fully vaccinated by early April, and there are signs of the border opening up now, so my plans have been slowly ge…

via Drew DeVault's blog June 7, 2021