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I'm using a bunch of mailboxes in mutt which are populated by imapfilter. To avoid manual reconfiguration (by going to the folder list and pressing s at every new entry), I'd like to configure mutt to simply subscribe to all IMAP folders except sent, trash and postponed on startup. Is this possible without having to generate the configuration file?

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There is an option called imap_check_subscribed which you can set in your .muttrc. If this option is set, mutt will fetch set of subscribed folders from the IMAP server on connection.

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-1 That is not a solution to the given problem. I am already using this option. – l0b0 Aug 31 '11 at 9:18
Then I'm afraid I misunderstood your question, sorry. – Petr Uzel Aug 31 '11 at 9:25

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