Two questions

Wil Cooley wcooley at
Wed Sep 27 22:55:38 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 19:26 -0500, mailing at wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I have two problems, maybe very simple but I cannot find out a solution.
> 1)
> How can I backup and recover Cyrus mailboxes? I've found something like
> this to backup:
> su - cyrus -c "ctl_mboxlist -d" > /var/lib/imap/mboxlist.txt
> but how can I recover my mailboxes from mboxlist.txt?

cvt_cyrusdb will build a database from the dump.

> 2)
> How can I delete messages inside my IMAP mailboxes from Evolution?
> I try to cancel them but I cannot completely remove from IMAP mailbox.
> Thanks a lot for attention and any help you could give me!

You have to expunge them after deleting them.  CTRL-E or

Wil Cooley <wcooley at>
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