How To Change Kmail Folder Location

Alex Gabriel alexgabriel at
Thu Dec 15 20:36:31 UTC 2011

Look under .kde/apps/share, there's usually a directory called kmail. If you use KDE PIM, though you need the folder for each component. I.e. Kmail, Kontact, etc.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Swapnil Bhartiya <swapnil.bhartiya at>
Sender: kubuntu-users-bounces at
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:25:51 
To: <kubuntu-users at>
Reply-To: Kubuntu user technical support  <kubuntu-users at>
Subject: Re: How To Change Kmail Folder Location

On 12/15/2011 04:25 PM, James Tappin wrote:
> If your folder is called "Shared" (say) and you want to relocate it to /data then:
> 1) cd ~/Mail
> 2) mv Shared /data
> 3) ln -s /data/Shared .
> [If there are subfolders then you will also need:
> 4) mv /data
> 5) ln -s /data/ .]

Thanks. But as I stated earlier I don't know where KDE saves the Kmail 

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