slow kmail

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Sat Nov 17 11:44:58 UTC 2012

On 17/11/2012 00:05, Gerald wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:16:36 PM Paul Stear wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Since updateing to 12.10 kmail has been very slow. When I click on an email
>> from the list I then have to wait 1-4 minuets while the screen says
>> Retrieving Folder Contents  Please wait...
>> This is driving me crazy,
>> Has anyone else experienced or solved this?
>> Thanks for any help
>> Paul
> Hi Paul,
> I use PCLinuxos and kmail2 runs very slowly on this distro as well. I think
> KDE has not got this working properly yet.
> I have tried older versions of kmail ie, kmail1 and it definitely runs about
> 10X faster.
> Gerald
You are not saying if it is IMAP or pop3 accounts or what, can you see 
the CPU spiking and so on?

There are ways to deal with KMail problems but a general "it is slow" 
comment is difficult to assist

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