Re: Evolution/Courier-IMAP acting strange
> I just tried it an got exactly the same behaviour. I'm running Debian
> unstable, I have courier-imap 1.6.1-2 and evolution 1.2.0-4. Normally I use
> kmail so I never noticed that evolution was having trouble.
Hrm.. makes me feel a bit more sane, but does confuse the matter a bit
more - it seems to be working now and I thought perhaps it was simply
b/c my account was holding funkiness of uw-imap behind..
> I tried removing and recreating the account with no success, I then tried
> removing various evolution config files and directories. That led to an
> interesting observation ... even when removing ~/evolution, ~/.gnome/ and
> ~/.gconf/ evolution still knew my email settings. I hunted around for the
> phantom config files that evolution was obviously reading but found none,
> finally I did an strace.
> Evolution (at least in Debian unstable) reads the directory
> /tmp/orbit-username/ ...
> After an "rm -rf /tmp/orbit-fraser/" I started Evolution and actually got a
> clean slate.
Yes, All GNOME apps use ORBIT - this isn't really the issue though, as I
could remove the account and have it be gone. I will try this, though.
> I suggest you try removing /tmp/orbit-whoever to see if it cleans up the
> problem, evolution might be grabbing some outdated config information from
I'll try this if the problem pops up again..