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Every time I start konversation, I get this screen:

It takes some 15 seconds …

How can I prevent it from coming up? I mean migrating once should be it.

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This is an open , upstream, kde bug

Akonadi is invoked indirectly by the KDE PIM libraries, which Konversation uses for integration with the KDE address book. This integration currently cannot be disabled (although we're currently planning to change that).

For now, the only "work around" is to disable akonadi and use an alternate application (to konversation).

Note: disabling akonadi affects KAddressbook, Kmail, Kontact, KOrganizer, Konversation, Kopete, and any Widgets using these applications.

Disable akonadi

Edit ~/.config/akonadi/akonadiserverrc

kate ~/.config/akonadi/akonadiserverrc

And change StartServer=true to




Log out and back in or stop akonadi with

akonadictl stop

You can manually start akonadi with

akonadictl start

Un-do the edit to re-enable.


See also :

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Thanks. Those bungled, communicating applications seem to be a double edged sword … – Martin Ueding Dec 26 '11 at 21:56

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