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CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED when connecting to GMail with offlineimap

Under an Arch Linux, I want to use offlineimap to synchronize to GMail like this. [general] accounts = Gmail maxsyncaccounts = 3 [Account Gmail] localrepository = LocalGmail remoterepository = ...
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mbsync “unable to get issuer certificate” error

I am currently using Mutt to access my corporate mail via imap. I'm trying to download my email using isync/mbsync so that I can index and search them using notmuch, however mbsync gives me a ...
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Sync gmail using mbsync (isync) on debian linux using XOAUTH2

I am trying to sync my mails from gmail to my local mail server using mbsync. But i keep getting an error Error: SASL(-4): no mechanism available: No worthy mechs found Here is my .mbsyncrc file: #...
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How do I force offlineimap to use python2.7?

I'm setting up a new computer and installed offlineimap with pip install --user offlineimap but when I try to run it I'm getting a series of errors because offlineimap doesn't support Python3: https:/...
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How to sync email contacts between computers for use in mutt?

I'm using mutt as email client. Specifically, this is my setup: Mail is stored at a remote hosting company. Mail is retrieved locally using OfflineIMAP. I have two mail accounts: one personal and one ...
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Complete command line email retrieval for IMAP IDLE

I'm trying to retrieve my mail from command line, and they use mu4e to read them. However, it turns out to be a nightmare to find a program that can do the following stuff: downloads the mail from an ...
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can we encrypt any field in offlineimaprc?

If you are using offlineimap to sync for example with gmail one can encrypt the password and use a python script to decrypt it on runtime. This is done via setting remotepass = passwd('gmail.gpg') ...
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Why is my offlineimap folderfilter not working?

I have a series of folders that I deleted from my SMTP server but they still exist on my local machine. I'd like to keep them from syncing to the server. The folders all follow a pretty basic naming ...
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OfflineIMAPS and CA certificates

This question is about offlineimaps but with the given opportunity I'd like resources to learn more about ssl certificates and the whole deal with them. I downloaded the latest offlineimaps (7.0.6) ...
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offlineimap : How to prevent moved messages to be marked as new after synchronization?

I am using offlineimap 6.3.4 on a Debian system to synchronize my emails with two different IMAP servers (running Zimbra) and a MS Exchange server (through davmail). Everything is OK except the ...
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Sync mail with offlineimap via systemd service/timer; getting password from gnome keyring

I am trying to autosync my mail in mutt using offlineimap via a systemd service. I am using these files and have moved them to the /etc/systemd/user folder. However, I am storing my password via the ...
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Systemd Service for Offlineimap + gpg encrypted PW's inside tmux works manually after system start but not autmoatically

Short description, what i'm searching for: I want to have a detached tmux session automatically started as a systemd user service. Inside that, offlineimap should start and decrypt my login ...
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How do I restart offlineimap?

I have offlineimap running on a cron job with */10 * * * * offlineimap -q -u quiet. Every once in a while it seems to get interrupted, and when that happens I can't restart it. If I try to run it from ...
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parallel execution of offlineimap or abuse pythonfile/postsynchook to load second file for account settings

Why do i need that? I've set up my dotfiles to include my whole email configuration, but i don't want to share my my private email account settings, so i excluded them. => For my mutt/offlineimap i ...
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(offlineimap) Email directory still empty after successful connection; force methods don't make any difference

i have newly installed offlineimap, but after the first start my maildirectory is still empty. Furthermoore, the methods described here http://offlineimap.org/doc/FAQ.html#can-i-force-offlineimap-to-...
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Migrating mail to a new server using OfflineIMAP - dot folders not copied

I am trying to migrate mails from a server to a new server using OfflineIMAP. My config looks like: [general] accounts = TestAccount ui = noninteractive.Basic [Account TestAccount] localrepository =...
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OfflineIMAP tells me SQLite isn't installed, even though it is

Whenever I run OfflineIMAP v6.5.3.1 I get an error for every folder (i.e. tag and folder in Gmail) which tells me there was a problem and then right after it tells me: SQLite backend chosen, but no ...
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Unable to use OfflineIMAP to sync Gmail

I'm trying to setup OfflineIMAP to sync my Gmail account to ~/Mail/Gmail. I'm using a pretty basic ~/.offlineimaprc from here. But OfflineIMAP doesn't connect to Gmail at all. This is the debug ...
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Encrypt OfflineIMAP Password

I'm trying to set up OfflineIMAP to authenticate via a gpg encrypted file (that way I can consolidate all my encryption to my gpg-agent process). From the documentation, it seems the only way to ...