address autocompletion gone missing in 4.10.2 - workaround found!

Valter Mura valtermura at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 09:37:05 UTC 2013


In data domenica 7 aprile 2013 11:26:48, O. Sinclair ha scritto:
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> On 07/04/2013 10:30, Valter Mura wrote:
> > In data domenica 7 aprile 2013 07:43:08, Lindsay Mathieson ha scritto:
> >> On Sat, 6 Apr 2013 05:43:11 PM Valter Mura wrote:
> >>> In data sabato 6 aprile 2013 15:43:09, O. Sinclair ha scritto:
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> >>>> Upgraded to 4.10.2 and found that autocompletion of mail receiver
> >>>> address went missing again in KMail...
> >>>> 
> >>>> Anyone else see this? Any idea how to get it back?
> >>> 
> >>> Same for me... always unresolved with plugin for GMail addressbook...
> >> 
> >> Is the nepomuk feeder running?
> >> 
> >> To check the status:
> >> 	sudo apt-get install akonadiconsole
> >> 
> >> then start akonadiconsole (its a gui app) and check the "Akonadi Nepomuk
> >> Feeder". I suspect it will show either "Waiting for Nepomuk to start" or
> >> "Nepomuk not operational: Nepomuk is not running".
> >> 
> >> Both statuses are a furphy, nepomuk is running but sometimes the feeder
> >> has
> >> a problem detecting this on startup. Restart the feeder to get it working
> >> (right click, Restart Agent).
> >> 
> >> The feeder indexes the contacts collection and the index is used for auto
> >> completion
> > 
> > Hi Lindsay
> > 
> > my Nepomuk is already running, but in System Settings > Desktop Search >
> > Basic Settings (first tab) the "mail indexing" is "disabled" (I have
> > disabled it, I do not need this kind of indexing for my home purposes).
> > Could this setting affect my autocompletion process?
> > 
> > Also, I checked System Monitor and "akonadi_nepomuk_feeder" is currently
> > running.
> 
> OK I found a workaround that I consider "not satisfactory" but it
> makes things work again.
> 
> There is way to make KMail look in all Nepmuk data instead of where it
> is so to speak supposed to (explanation way to techie for me, maybe
> Lindsay can explain it).
> 
> In folder HOME/.kde/share/config there is a file
> "kpimcompletionorder". Add these 2 lines:
> [General]
> UseNepomuk=true
> 
> restart KMail and presto, completion works (you get more suggestions
> than before) and so does Groups
> 
> Whatever you do - do not set the value to "false", even Dolphin
> stopped working for unknown reasons
> 
> As I said: this is a workaround, it is NOT how it is supposed to work
> and I will be most happy if someone can find a "proper" solution.

Thanks Sinclair, I'll try it.

Please note that, at this state of things, autocompl only works for me for 
"recent used addresses"

Note: in my GMail Contacts (Gmail server) I've only two "groups": My Contacts 
and Other Contacts

Ciao
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Valter
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