On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 10:55 +0000, Øystein Gisnås wrote:
> The default local account in Evolution stores mail in the mbox format
> located in ~/.evolution/mail/local. Each folder is stored in a
> separate file named the same as the folder. Metadata, summary and
> indices are stored in files starting with the folder name and ".". The
> junk folder is not a proper folder, it is not a separate file. It is
> only a flag in the X-Evolution message header. This is described at
> http://www.go-evolution.org/Camel.Local
> In other words, open your inbox (or whatever folder the email
> originally was stored in) with for example mutt: mutt -f
> ~/.evolution/mail/local/Inbox 
> I'd advise you to stop evolution with "evolution --force-shutdown"
> first. From mutt you can save the problematic email (shortcut "s"),
> and also delete it.

Thanks a lot. I wasn't aware of the mutt trick. 


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