fatgerman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 18:59:06 UTC 2012
On 19 Jan 2012, at 18:55, Steve Riley wrote:
> On 2012-01-19 13:52:44 Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 18 Jan 2012, at 21:58, Steve Riley wrote:
>>> We've been discussing over at the Kubuntu Forums how surprisingly stable
>>> Precise, KDE 4.7.97 (4.8 rc2), and Qt 4.8 are. A few are using it as
>>> their primary setup now. Akonadi (mostly) works well with Google, KMail
>>> (mostly) behaves the way we'd like it to,
>> I'd disagree entirely. it took me 4 attempts (and 3 crashes) to get KMail to
>> check my gmail account, the setup wizard didn't work at all, and as I said
>> I have to give akostrigimuk 350MB of RAM to stop it killing my system. As
>> far as I can tell KDE4 gets worse with every release.
> Success seems to happen only if you follow a certain sequence of steps.
> $ akonadictl stop
> $ rm -rfv ~/.local/share/akonadi*
> $ rm -rfv ~/.config/akonadi/*
> $ rm -rfv ~/.kde/share/config/*
> $ akonadictl start
> Log into your Gmail account via the web. Go to mail settings | Forwarding and
> POP/IMAP. Under "When I mark..." turn off auto-expunge. Under "When a
> message..." select "Immediately delete."
> Then, in KMail, don't use the account wizard. Instead, manually configure your
> Gmail settings. When configuring your IMAP resource, after entering your Google
> credentials on the General tab, be sure to go to the Advanced tab and click
> the Auto Detect button.
> Let KMail perform its initial sync, then close it. Now open it. Return to the
> configuration window. Modify your identity and set your sent-mail and drafts
> folders to the folders on Google. Modify your IMAP resource and set the trash
> folder to Google.
Thanks for the explanation. I still think I prefer Thunderbird: Enter email address and password. Use Email. That's it.
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