Offlineimap doesn't get mails when running from cron

Niels Kobsch├Ątzki niels at
Mon Aug 4 11:46:17 BST 2014

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014, at 03:00, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> Dumb question, does offlineimap -f INBOX work from the shell?

yes, it does. Right now I have it bound to F5 in mutt when I want to
refresh because my phone tells me that new mails arrived.


> On July 23, 2014 4:07:30 AM EDT, Niels Kobschaetzki
> <niels at> wrote:
> >2) "offlineimap" works from a cronjob while "offlineimap -f INBOX" or
> >"offlineimap -q -f INBOX" doesn't work. Logging into the account is no
> >problem apparently but offlineimap doesn't get any mails.
> >
> >Niels

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