KMail is the default email client for the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and Kubuntu, and is a component of the Kontact personal information manager.

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What is the difference between Maildir format and Kmail format?

"Configure kmail" has a choice between these two formats, which is puzzling since I thought that kmail uses maildir format.
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How to debug KMail Search after upgrade

I added KDE backported packages recently to gain access to a more stable version of KDevelop. However, now, Kontact/Kmail's search doesn't work anymore. Where do I start to find out what's wrong? ...
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Forwarding HTML in Kmail

Kmail is not respecting HTML formatted emails when I forward them. In templates, %FORCEDHTML just removes the message in the editor. How to?
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Problem with KMail losing e-mails

Since I upgraded to 13.04 (I'm not at 13.10), I have a very strange problem with KMail version 4.11.2. I have some Local Folders in which I classify my e-mails. When I click on any of these folders, I ...
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Kontact launches Kmail

Kubuntu 13.04. Launching kontact opens a separate window for kmail, which is annoying. If I launch kontact I just want kontact to be opened. If I need just kmail I'll just launch kmail. Any idea? ...
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virtuoso-t CPU usage increases a lot when kmail is launched

This relates to Kubuntu 13.04. It is a clean install into a clean /home folder. When I launch kmail the CPU usage of the virtuoso-t process increases by a huge amount. I have an i5 laptop and the ...
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Akonadi and Kmail using 100% CPU

I've been using KMail for a month or two now and have so far had no problems with it. However, today my laptop died after the battery ran out of power, and since then whenever I log in I see a steady ...
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Kmail error: sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts (#5.7.1)")

Kmail: "sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts (#5.7.1)") What can I do? Someone who knows how to setup kmail correctly? Nor automatic or hand procedure works.
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Synchronize KMail and KOrganizer with my Google data

Is there a way to synchronize KMail and KOrganizer with my Google data?
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How can I access old KMail emails after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10?

I initially installed Ubuntu 11.04 and used KMail for my email. All well and good. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. Presumably an upgrade of KMail took place as part of this. Now KMail won't even ...
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SETUP for sending Mail via postfix to GMAIL

My knowledge of mail delivery systems is near ZERO I have stand alone PC running UBUNTU 12.04 (no other OP systems) I am developing a web system with PHP and want to send an email to users that have ...
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Why does Kmail make JPG files larger when I forward them?

When I forward emails with JPEG attachments inline, the JPEG files size enlarge. Is this normal? Can I turn it off?
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Files/E-mail not signed with Kleopatra/KMail. gpg-agent

Important edit: The things almost work right know (I had put to open as a new session on system setings and reboot the computer). When I tried to sign and encript a file with Kleopatra the pinentry ...
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Kmail migration issues in 11.10

I've only just upgraded my Kubuntu to 11.10. I had heard there were issues with the new Kmail2 that uses a different database. Details at https://wiki.kubuntu.org/OneiricOcelot/Final/Kubuntu/Kmail2 ...
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Kmail2 really slow

Ever since migrating to Kubuntu 11.10 and the forced migration to kmail2 with the akonadi backend I am having serious performance problems. Is there some sort of maintenance or cleanup task that I can ...
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How to assign keyboard shortcuts in Kontact?

I have trouble assigning shortcut in Kontact. Suppose I assign any shortcut in one of the software in kontact (kmail/korganiser etc) then when I open the kontact the shortcut works. If however I ...
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Why does Akonadi on KDE 4.6.0 refuse to start?

Akonadi refuses to start on my fresh installation of KDE 4.6.0 from the kubuntu-backports PPA on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, preventing me from usking KMail. Here is the full error output: ...
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Can I connect to my company's Exchange server through Kontact?

Running Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) and am trying to replace Outlook. I need access to calendaring and email but have not been able to figure things out. A Google of things doesn't give me very good ...
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Importing mail files of type message/rfc822

I've successfully import mail files to KMail, but since there was only one message in each file, it was inconvenient to read it since each message was stored in a separate folder. (I used the Import ...
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Replace evolution with Kontact?

Can I remove evolution from gnome to replace it with Kontact? Meaning: Make all apps use kmail as Mailer. Make Openoffice use kaddressbook get korganizer to show up in the indiciator calendar ...
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Showing files in kmail

Hi I added my IMAP mailbox in kmail, but I see that it show me all the files on the remote home directory where the IMAP server is stored. Is it possible to show only folders cointaing mails? I ...
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Configuring GPG in Kmail

Having done a fresh install I need to set this up again. We could do with an up to date guide. This might encourage more people to use encryption and signing. I already have a keyring, but others ...