Kmail vs. Thunderbird
errol at tzora.co.il
errol at tzora.co.il
Tue Nov 13 09:03:33 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
From: "O. Sinclair" <o.sinclair at gmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 8:10
Subject: Re: Kmail vs. Thunderbird
To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> On 13/11/2012 07:24, Errol Sapir wrote:
> >On 11/11/2012 09:58 PM, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> >>On Sunday 11 Nov 2012 19:52:28 Valter Mura wrote:
> >>>Hi All
> >>>so, again, the old, (in)famous issue.
> >>>- Kubuntu 64bit 12.10 updated
> >>>- KDE 4.9.2
> >>>I made a *fresh* installation of Kubuntu in a "virgin" hard
> disk, setup the
> >>>entire Kmail with all my accounts (everything is kept to
> server, so I don't
> >>>have problems to lose something).
> >>>Nepomuk has made its work, indexing my folders and now is quiet.
> >>>The accounts are syncronized, Kmail is quiet. the "google-
> >>>plugin is working, so I can see my contacts in the
> addressbook. But.
> >>>But, I cannot get working the address autocompletion when
> composing a message!
> >>>So, even if now my system is quite new and works well (as
> fast as I expected),
> >>>I'm seriously thinking of migrating to TB and have full-
> working system...
> >>>Please, give me suggestions for not take this irreversible
> >>Nepomuk must be enabled for address autocompletion to work.
> However if it isn't you do get a warning message when you
> compose mail in KMail.
> >>Try opening KAddressbook and ensure there is a tick in the box
> next to your google contacts list. It works for me but I'm on 4.9.3.
> >>Like you, I considered moving to Thunderbird as I have plenty
> of other issues with KMail but I tried it and it just didn't
> feel right :)
> >Hi Mark & Valter
> >I'd like to jump in this discussion at the other end of the
> problem. I
> >have been using TB for years and am happy with it. Lately
> I have looked
> >into KMail and am thinking of moving over. One thing preventing
> me doing
> >it is the fact that for work purposes I have Windows as a dual
> boot on
> >my computer. I use Thunderbird in both and have the mail on a common
> >partition so I can use my TB in whatever I am logged into.
> >Persuade me please:-\
> As Kmail can use mbox folders I see no reason why you could not
> at least try and see how it works.
> I am happy with KMail (and also use Thunderbird for accounts
> that I consider unrelated to business, that way eg mailing lists
> do not disturb my workflow, I only start TB when I feel like
> interacting with lists etc) despite some lingering problems and
> a very rudimentary dealing with HTML mails. But for me the
> integration with KDE means a lot. Note however I use only pop3
> accounts... no IMAP and as I read the lists and forums that
> seems to be a problematic area.
I also only use pop3 accounts. Is there a way of using (or at least reading) mbox folders from a windows program?
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