kmail doesn't show email or headers
clay at claydoh.com
Wed Mar 1 17:09:24 UTC 2017
Actually the user's kmailrc will be in ~/.config or possibly ~/.local/share . the local user config takes precedence over any system wide default settings.
------ Original message------From: Charles T. BellDate: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 11:30 PMTo: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com;Cc: Subject:Re: kmail doesn't show email or headers
On 02/28/2017 01:18 PM, Michael Hirsch wrote:> On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 5:42 AM, Charles T. Bell wrote:>>>>>> On 02/27/2017 12:49 PM, Michael Hirsch wrote:>>> FYI, here is a screenshot of his kmail window>>>>>>>>> Michael>>>>>> On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Michael Hirsch >> > wrote:>>>>>> My dad called me this morning in a panic with this problem and I was>>> unable to help him. I hope someone here knows the answer.>>>>>> He uses kontact and kmail for his email, and has for around 15 years.>>> I'm pretty sure he's running 16.04, the latest LTS Kubuntu.>>>>>> He has many mail folders, which he can see fine in kmail. But>>> clicking on one does not display the contents at all. Neither the>>> headers nor any contents display.>>>>>> He usually has a 3 panel view with the folders down the left side, the>>> headers at the top of the right side, and the message contents at the>>> bottom of the right side. The panels should have panel dividers in>>> between the panels.>>>>>> Now he has only the folders. Only the single panel with no panel>>> dividers.>>>>>> Any ideas for where the missing panels are?>>>>>> I've been trying to find the place that kmail keeps it's settings for>>> the panel dividers' locations. If I can reset them then I hope they>>> will show up.>>>>>> Where can I find the values of the dividers?>>>>>> Thanks,>>>>>> Michael>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Did you have him check the "Settings" menu?>> Then click "Configure Kmail..."?>> Then click "Appearance"?>> Then click "Layout"?>> Make sure that "Show the message preview pane below the message list"?> > Yes, we tried that. Since he doesn't even have the message list it is> something else going on.> > In the past he has managed to drag the separator between the folder> and the messages so far to the left that the folder were not visible.> I hoped for something like that here, but haven't found it. My kmail> no longer lets me drag the separator that far over.> > I still can't find where the UI configuration is stored. I've tried> dragging my panel separator, then looking for changed files and can't> find one that seems to hold that data.> > Where is the kmail UI configuration saved?> > Michael> I would say to use "locate kmailrc" command on the commandline andselect the line that starts with "/usr/share/kubuntu-default-settings/"I don't know how much longer the line will be, but however long you canfind one version of kmailrc there.Good luck!Tom Bell-- The thing about quotes on the internet is youcannot confirm their validity. ~Abraham Lincoln-- kubuntu-users mailing listkubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.comModify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kubuntu-users
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