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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Problem with KMail 1.9.9

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 10:01:46 -0900

On Wednesday 28 December 2011 9:30:15 am Lisi wrote:
> Except for my current problem.  Yesterday I started to set KMail up, and
> made a few entries before I had to go.  Today I switched off the favourite
> folders pane, went to carry on setting up where I left off - and noticed
> that there was no inbox.  Obviously I can create a folder called Inbox, but
> it puts itself at the bottom of the default folders list with a standard
> folder icon, instead of at the top of them with the inbox icon.
> Furthermore, the few settings I entered yesterday have disappeared. :-(
> PEBKAC is a definite possibility, given that I haven't been well and am on
> a large dose of a strong antibiotic, but even if it is my fault, I still
> need to put it right.
> I have tried to purge and then install, but that seemed to intend to remove
> most of the desktop.  So I ran aptitude reinstall.  Nothing changed.  I ran
> aptitude autoclean, aptitude reinstall, no joy.  I then went on to Google.
> There was lots on disappearing emails, but nothing on disappearing folders.
> And that was after I had managed to get rid of most of the KDE4 stuff.
> So, help!!
> Thanks,
> Lisi

If you want a fresh start for a user rename the .kde file  to something 
like .kde.bk in the home directory. Purging and re-installing does not touch your 
home  dirctories.