How to access multiple Maildir Folders with Thunderbird
Posted on 2007-10-01
My hosting provider recently changed how IMAP email is stored. I used to be stored all in one large inbox file, performace was really bad.
They have recently changed to What I think is Maildir formating, and it is much better.
However I have multiple mailboxes on my account that I check. Prior to this I would create a link to mailbox2 in my main mail box by logging on with my shell account and navigating to my email account folder. THen creating a link to the other mailbox folder ie.
ln -s ../mailbox2/ mailbox2
Now since I have multiple folders in for mail, cur, tmp and new. I can't seem to get this to work. If I create a link to the parent folder as I had done before it doesn't work. When I go subscribe to the folder, it does not list it.
Using Maildir and thunderbird, how can I access multiple email accounts with a single logon?
What I would like to see is something like the following, as it was before: