Commit 5a9afc91 authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida

Complete description of Claws persistence bug (Will-fix: #9363)

parent 30f83044
<div class="bug">
<p>The emails of a POP3 account created without using the configuration
assistant are not stored in the persistent volume by default. For example,
when configuring a second email account.</p>
<p>To make it persistent choose
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">File</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenu">Add Mailbox</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">MH...</span></span> and change the location of the mailbox
from <span class="filename">Mail</span> to <span class="filename">.claws-mail/Mail</span>.</p>
assistant of <span class="application">Claws Mail</span> are not stored
in the persistent volume by default. For example, when configuring a
second email account.</p>
<p>To configure a new POP3 account and store its emails in the persistent
volume, do the following:</p>
<ol>
<li><p>Choose <span class="menuchoice"><span
class="guimenu">File</span>&nbsp;▸ <span class="guimenu">Add
Mailbox</span>&nbsp;▸ <span class="guimenuitem">MH...</span></span> to
create a local mailbox where to download your emails.</p></li>
<li><p>To store the mailbox in the persistent volume, specify<br/>
<span class="command">.claws-mail/Mail</span> as location. Make sure
to type the <span class="command">.</span> before <span
class="command">claws-mail/Mail</span>.</p>
[[!img add_mailbox.png link="no"]]
</li>
<li><p>Click <span class="guilabel">New</span> and configure this new
POP3 account as specified by your email provider.</p>
<ul>
<li><p>In the <span class="guilabel">Basic</span> tab, make sure
that the <span class="guilabel">Protocol</span> option is set to
<span class="guilabel">POP3</span>.</p></li>
<li><p>In the <span class="guilabel">Receive</span> tab, click on
the <span class="guilabel">Browse</span> button of the <span
class="guilabel">Default Inbox</span> option and select the <span
class="guilabel">Inbox</span> folder of the mailbox that you created
in step 2.</p>
[[!img select_inbox.png link="no"]]
</li>
<li><p>If you want to keep a copy of the received emails on the
server, verify the preferences in the <span
class="guilabel">Receive</span> tab. We recommend you to disable the
<span class="guilabel">Remove messages on server when
received</span> option until you make sure that the emails are
stored in the persistent volume.</p></li>
</ul>
</li>
</ol>
</div>
......@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ create a local mailbox where to download your emails.
Make sure to type the <span class="command">.</span> before
<span class="command">claws-mail/Mail</span>.
[[!img claws_mail_leaks_plaintext_to_imap/add_mailbox.png link="no"]]
[[!img doc/anonymous_internet/claws_mail/add_mailbox.png link="no"]]
1. Choose **Configuration**&nbsp;▸ **Edit accounts&hellip;**, select
your IMAP account in the list of accounts, and click **Delete** to
......@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ email provider.
**Default Inbox** option and select the **Inbox** folder of the
mailbox that you created in step 2.
[[!img claws_mail_leaks_plaintext_to_imap/select_inbox.png link="no"]]
[[!img doc/anonymous_internet/claws_mail/select_inbox.png link="no"]]
- If you want to keep a copy of the received emails on the server,
verify the preferences in the **Receive** tab. We recommend you to
......@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ mailbox where to save your drafts and queued emails.
Make sure to type the <span class="command">.</span> before
<span class="command">claws-mail/Mail</span>.
[[!img claws_mail_leaks_plaintext_to_imap/add_mailbox.png link="no"]]
[[!img doc/anonymous_internet/claws_mail/add_mailbox.png link="no"]]
1. Choose **Configuration**&nbsp;▸ **Edit accounts&hellip;**, select
your IMAP account in the list of accounts, and click **Edit** to edit
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