Backupemail messages (kontact)

Bernhard Breinbauer infopipe at
Mon Nov 12 06:39:07 GMT 2007

On Sunday 11 November 2007 wrote Nils Kassube:
> D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> > On Sunday 11 November 2007, Karl wrote:
> > > i want to backup my email messages (to an external usb hd).
> > > What is the best way to do this.
> > > Cani use something like rsync?
> >
> > Rsync would work fine.  Everything you need should be in the ~/Mail
> > directory, so it's pretty straightforward.
> If it is a recent KDE installation, mail is stored in
> ~/.kde/share/apps/kmail/mail and not in ~/Mail.

Well it depends. If you have a ~/Mail directory (from previous kmail 
installations) it will be used by kmail. If not ~/.kde/share/apps/kmail/mail 
is used.

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