Where's the Junk

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 25 20:53:39 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 14:45 -0600, Chris Kottaridis wrote:
> I am running Fedora 14 using Evolution connecting to an IMAP server on
> the same machine that is using Mailbox type Maildir.
> In evolution there is a Junk mailbox and I have filtering set in
> evolution to filter for junk. When something meets the junk criteria the
> mail shows up in the junk folder via evolution and not my inbox.
What are you using to set up the Junk criteria?
> I just cretaed an account on my cell phone to the same IMAP server
> account and on my cell phone the junk mail shows up in the INBOX.
> I went perusing the Maildir for my account and I can't find any kind of
> Junk folder. I see all the ones I have created, but not the Junk folder,
> and in fact nothing that is obviously an INBOX either, though I am sure
> there is one.
> So, where does IMAP store the INBOX and how does evolution handle it's
> Junk mailbox ?
> Seems like there is an INBOX somewhere, that I just can't seem to find,
> and that evolution just tags email in there as Junk in such a way that
> it shows up in evolution's Junk mailbox, but not evolution's INBOX. But,
> since my phone knows nothing about the evolution Junk "tag" it sees the
> email in the INBOX.
> Thanks
> Chris Kottaridis

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