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Month: April 2017

Re: Problems with KMail after upgrade.

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:03:02 +0200
Lisi Reisz wrote:

> I still have that bug report to do.  I'm sorry.  It will get done.
> 
> Meanwhile, I have a problem.  I recently did an upgrade for a client of
> mine.
> Debian 8.7, TDE 14 (Slávek's repositories), KMail 1.9.10.  KMail was being
> a bit slow downloading the emails the first time he opened it after the
> upgrade.  So he shut KMail down.  Opened it up again.  Restarted the
> computer.  Rinse and repeat a few times.  It is now sending OK (SMTP) but
> not
> receiving (POP3).  Ideas, please?  (He also en route told it both to store
> the password in KWallet and not to store the password in KWallet,
> simultaneously.)
> 

I don't have much experience with kmail+pop3, but I would try deleting the
pop3 account and configure it again. perhaps stop kmail and start again.
Also backup the local directory where pop3 mail was saved.

> Given that the problem might be at least partly due to KWallet, can I
> safely
> uninstall KWallet?  Just reinstalling it might leave the config files the
> same, and the config files could (perhaps?) be the problem.
> 

You can also clean up the stored password in kwallet as well. it should ask
again if no password is found.

look into .xsession-errors - perhaps you find something usefull.

regards