Syncing Kmail with laptop

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Nov 17 18:18:05 UTC 2006

Felipe Figueiredo wrote:

> Em Wednesday 15 November 2006 08:45, Dotan Cohen escreveu:
>> I may be getting mymelf a laptop, and I'd like to be able to check my
>> mail from either the laptop or the desktop and resync them when I get
>> home. I download my mail from several POP3 servers and I'd rather not
>> leave the mail on the server after I've downloaded it to one of the
>> machines. Is there an elegant solution for syncing the mail between
>> two systems, or must I rsync the /.kde/share/apps/kmail directory?
> Forget dealing with local IMAP servers, there's no need to add layers to a
> simple problem. All you need is to use maildir folders in kmail, and sync
> them.

I look at it the opposite way - why reinvent the wheel.  Installing a local
IMAP server, makes everything so simple.
> You will also probably want to sync .kde/share/config/kmailrc to get your
> filters synced, but then you may want to sync the whole .kde dir.


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