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Month: February 2016

Re: [trinity-users] KMail Update

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:44:11 +0000
On Monday 22 February 2016 19:39:06 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Am Montag, 22. Februar 2016 schrieb Lisi Reisz:
> > On Monday 22 February 2016 17:37:30 Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > share/config/kmailrc:folders[$e]=$HOME/Mail
> >
> > That, or Thierry's, or something similar, is the hack to which I was
> > referring.  Perhaps because you came from KDE4?  But it is not standard
> > to those who came from KDE3 and on up through TDE, which I would say is
> > the more "standard" route for this list.
> >
> > The OP was moving on through TDE, so Thierry's advice was pretty good
> > info, and the fact that you are on a non-standard Wheezy system does not
> > alter that.  But it is interesting that going via several versions of
> > Ubuntu and KDE4 apparently sorts the problem out.  I'd rather do a small
> > hack manually!
> >
> > Lisi
> Hi Lisi!
> $HOME/Mail was definitly the standard on KDE, but it might be further down
> the road of history. I recall that last time I used SuSE (2003 I think) it
> was definitly there, also up the timeline in debian etch. I'm quite sure of
> this as I use kmail since ~ 2003 as my only mail client and carry it's
> config and location with me since then (and still some old mails :-) ). But
> memory gets lost in the fog of time ... ;-)

Agreed.  I had it in KDE3.  It was also there in early TDE.  But when TDE 
changed the hidden folder from .kde to .trinity this problem arose.  Hence 
Thierry's advice to someone who is migrating upwards from 3.5.11 - and still 
has his mails in ~/Mail.  I wonder when, who, on which paths wrote the config 
change in?  I have just followed up both Debian and TDE, and had to do the 
migration one way or another for myself - this list helped a lot.  Prior to 
that I too just copied ~/Mail from one installation to another. 

I'll have to search the archive (mine and TDE's) to see if I can find the