remote imap and mutt

Dick Hoogendijk dick at
Sat Apr 24 09:24:32 PDT 2004

I'm getting a little desperate..

I run the courier package, including imapd-ssl.
My cli mail agent is mutt.

If I'm logged in locally everything works very well, but I want to use
mutt on another fbsd box an connect to my imap maildir *remotely*

No matter what I try; all I see is my inbox. My other (remote) folders
don't show up in the folder browser. If I tap "c -> <TAB>" the local
Maildir shows up. I tried options like "imap_home_namespace" but nothing
works. Surely I can do a NFS mount of my remote ~Maildir but I rather
not want that if mutt itself is able to do the job.

Can anybody tell me the mutt options to show my other imap folders on
the remote imap server?

The imap settings in .muttrc are:

set imap_user=dick
set imap_pass=*****
set imap_home_namespace=imap://lothlorien/home/dick/Maildir
set spoolfile=imap://lothlorien/INBOX
set folder=~/Maildir
set mbox_type=Maildir
set mask=!^[a-z]
set postponed=+.draft
set record=+.outbox

This does not work ;-( The manual states it should be possible to have
the imap mailfolders in a listing. But I want to know how. Please..

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