KMail problems on Jaunty

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed May 6 20:01:27 UTC 2009

Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> I've just upgraded from Hardy to Jaunty. I'm having the devil's time
> trying to move my Kontact / Kmail settings to the new kmail. Note
> that I didn't use the adept (which reminds me - where did adept go?)
> to do the upgrade. I tried, but as usual, that didn't work. I saved
> my old home directory and etc/ and did a fresh install. I have all
> the settings files from the Hardy installation.
> In the past, all I've had to do was move the .kde/kmailrc file to the
> new home directory along with the .kde/kmail directory. This time,
> none of the identities or outgoing settings were there when I came
> up. It also lost track of all my spam settings and message filters -
> which were working so well before.

There are some more files apart from kmailrc which are relevant for the 
kmail settings. E.g. the email identities seem to be in the file 
"~/.kde/share/config/emailidentities". I would suggest you check the 
files in "~/.kde/share/apps/kmail/" and "~/.kde/share/config/*mail*".


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