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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 (Sl�vek'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.