[maemo-users] Claws-Mail offline usage

From: Kevin T. Neely ktneely at astroturfgarden.com
Date: Tue Jul 10 17:49:58 EEST 2007
(CC:ing the maemo-users list the solution below)

Thank you Colin, this pretty much points me to all the confifguration
settings I could not find.  Synchronization seems to work just right,
and I am sure I'll be able to create a local store for the outbound

One thing I will have to figure out is turning off the Claws-mail
alerts, since even in offline/disconnected mode, it seems to want to
connect to the IMAP server about every couple minutes or so, which is

Thank you for the great response!

On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 09:31:28 +0200
Colin Leroy <colin> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've read your mail at
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/maemo/users/24666
> > I have played arouind with Claws for a little while, but now i am
> > looking to make it my primary offline mail reader for my Nokia 770.
> > I have it setup to use my IMAP server and everything works well
> > there. However, when I go to synchronise the folders, the option is
> > grayed out, and I cannot find a place to enable it in the options.
> "Synchronise for offline use" is a per-folder option; you can enable
> it for every folder you want readable offline, in folders Properties
> (use tap-n-hold to get the folders contextual menu). 
> > Is there a way to get this working in Claws for Maemo?
> > 
> > Also, in composing this message and clicking the send later button,
> > claws tells me it cannot queue the message. 
> You mean always, or only when you're disconnected? If always, it means
> that Claws didn't find a Queue folder in your IMAP account, and you
> can solve that by specifying it in account preferences, Advanced
> section.
> If only when disconnected, it's because the IMAP queue folder is
> unreachable; you can ask Claws to queue your mails on a local mailbox:
> 1) add a local mailbox (from File menu, Add Mailbox, MH)
> 2) specify this new mailbox's Queue folder in your account
> preferences, Advanced section.
> HTH!

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