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Akonadi is a storage service for personal information management (PIM) data and metadata named after the oracle goddess of justice in Ghana.

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How to debug Kmail / Akonadi imap problem?

I recently (4 months ago) switched to KDE and Kontact / Kmail. Everything works mostly fine, except for one of my imap mailboxes. For this particular mailbox, subfolders are synchrinozed, but INBOX is ...
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Akonadi on KDE can't start due to "Unknown error" and I can't update MariaDB

Konact / KMail does not want to start anymore, because Akonadi fails. I am not able to start akonadi ~$ akonadictl --verbose start Connecting to deprecated signal QDBusConnectionInterface::...
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kontact cannot connect to akonadi server

I am facing troubles with getting kontact to run: Installed it via: sudo flatpak install flathub org.kde.kontact Output of: /usr/bin/flatpak run --branch=stable --arch=x86_64 --command=kontact org....
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How to add CalDAV and CardDAV resources to Kontact?

I just switched to KDE on my Ubuntu laptop, and am trying to use Kontact for a better desktop integration (I was previously using Evloution). My problem is that I can't manage to add CardDAV nor ...
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Installation of mysql server causes akonadi server to fail on Kubuntu 20.04.2

I am experiencing the exact same situation as described in this query KMail stops working after install of MySQL I have not seen a resolution anywhere. Does this mean that the only way forward is to ...
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How to fix Akonadi unable to find mysql-global.conf Kubuntu 20.04?

I've had a database server reinstall. I had MariaDB installed and although it was functioning fine, some aspects specifically to MySQL workbench were finding it hard to be compatible with MariaDB. ...
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Does KMail stores emails encrypted at rest?

I would like to know if someone with access to my computer can read my emails and get my email provider password.
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS breaks Akonadi and thus KMail

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS from 19.10. Now Kmail is broken because Akonadi won't run. akonadictl start gives the following but I want to call attention to the ninth line which I've isolated ...
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KMail Without Akonadi or Kontact in Kubuntu 18.04?

I've searched the web as well as this site (including the other Stack Overflow/Exchange/etc. sibling sites) and have not found any concrete info. I've also searched the official KDE site and have ...
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MariaDB Doesn't Start on Kubuntu 20.10

I recently installed MySQL in Kubuntu 20.10. I ended up removing MySQL and installing MariaDB instead because of issues with Akonadi and Kmail not working with MySQL. After installing MariaDB I can't ...
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Akonadi server does not start

Akonadi refuses to start. I tried removing the ~/.local/share/akonadi folder and running it fresh, and I also tried starting Akonadi from a new user. As you can see it is not complaining about mysql-...
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Install Kalarm, drags in many Akonadi packages, but fails to start and says Akonadi is required?

Freshly installed Kubuntu 19.10 I install Kalarm, which drags in 39 other packages, most with "akonadi" or "pim" in their name. I then try to start Kalarm, and get a panel saying that "The Akonadi ...
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Akonadi personal infromation management service is not running

I am getting this error (Akonadi personal information management service is not running. This application cannot be used without it) when I attempt to open Knotes on my system (Ubuntu 16.04). I tried ...
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Why does Akonadi not start after upgrade from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10?

I upgraded Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 and Akonadi (5.11.3) does not start after rebooting. When I try to start the akonadi server in the command line this is what I get: ~$ akonadictl start Connecting ...
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KMail with akonadi-ews forgets password

I'd like to use Kontact/Kmail with our Exchange-Server. I am using Thunderbird with ExQuilla right now, so I am sure, my settings are working. On configuring the exchange server, the connection test ...
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Upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04; KAlarm no longer working

It opens looking funny, with no alarm times showing. There is an error message: "KAlarm cannot be used without Akonadi personal information management." The software distribution center has ...
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mysql seems to be running, yet there is no /var/run/mysqld/mysql.socket

When running ps -A | grep mysql I get the following results: 4046 ? 00:02:27 mysqld 6489 ? 00:00:00 mysqld 8399 pts/7 00:00:00 mysql-server-5. When looking into the /...
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How can I open kontact without having to enter a kdewallet password each time?

I use Kubuntu 17.04 with akonadictl 5.4.3 Each time I boot Kubuntu a dialog box says, "akonadi_imap_resource.2 (or kontact) has requested to open the wallet 'kdewallet' I enter my password and the ...
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how to install akonadi 5.2 on ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to set up KMail on Ubuntu 16.04 (not Kubuntu) and I am affected by this bug. The bug seems to have been resolved, but at the very end of the topic in the bugtracker one can read that the ...
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How to reset kmail?

There must be some corruption to my message store (pop3) as kmail keeps crashing and hanging. I followed the following info to try and reset kmail: https://docs.kde.org/stable5/en/pim/kmail/clean-...
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kmail "unable to store downloaded mails. failed to append item"

After booting today, impossible to download my mail. I get hundred of popup windows with: "unable to store downloaded mails. failed to append item" There is no uid or permission problem in my /home. ...
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Kontact in Kubuntu 16.10 will not start because the Akonadi server will not start

I am using Kubuntu 16.10 and am unable to get Kontact to start because Akonadi will not start. Below is the output from akonadictl start. It appears there is something seriously wrong with Akonadi. ...
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Latest Kubuntu update for MySQL seems to have broken Akonadi

I'm currently running Kubuntu 14.04 and just installed the update to MySQL through Muon Update manager. I believe there were 4 files involved taking the version to 5.5.53. The issue I have is that ...
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16.04 Akonadi for Kontact does not start [duplicate]

I upgraded from 12.04 to 16.04 in two steps today and the PIM tools, like Kontact, no longer work due to Akonadi/MySQL problems. akonadictl start gives this output/error: edA-qa@silent-red:~/.local/...
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akonadi services and mysqld use too much memory in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my Dell studio xps 1640 that has 8GB of Memory installed. Everything is working fine but Something is really bothering me. After a fresh boot up, when i check the ...
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Backup of Akonadi: What makes sense?

At https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Datensicherung/#4-was-zu-sichern-sich-nicht-lohnt (in German unfortunately) it says that it does not pay off to backup ~/.local/share/akonadi. Why is that? What should I ...
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My Akonadi server keeps crashing on startup. How do I fix this?

I am trying to make KPIM work on my kubuntu (Wiley) machine. When I try to start akonadi (the db server) it tells me it is not registered with dbus and fails to start -- heres the output of the ...
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How to remove mysql-server-core-5.5 even if it has dependencies?

I am trying a clean install of mysql so I tried uninstalling mysql-client and mysql-server. I can't seem to uninstall mysql-server-core-5.5 using sudo dpkg --remove mysql-server-core-5.5 because of ...
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Akonadi: How to deactivate push-IMAP (IMAP IDLE connections)

I have an IMAP email account (the provider doesn't offer POP3 anymore). In Kmail, new mails now appear instantly. But I prefer to retrieve mails from the provider in manual mail checks only. This way, ...
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Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI?

Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI? It used to be possible to disable Akonadi and Nepomuk from the desktop UI, but I can't seem to find them anymore. Have they been ...
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Removing Nepomuk and Akonadi

Now that we have Baloo in KDE I guess is safe to remove the Akonadi and Nepomuk, right? I have upgraded my Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 without any problem. In the upgrade process, the system removed some ...
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Is it save to delete the akonadi file_db_data?

I don't use kmail on my Ubuntu anymore. I use Thunderbird now. still I have this 1.6GB large file ~/.local/share/akonadi/file_db_data I only guess, it is so large, cause my IMAP folder is about ...
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akonadi server doesn't start after kubuntu upgrade to 13.04

from .xsession-errors: ProcessControl: Application 'akonadiserver' returned with exit code 255 (Unknown error) search paths: ("/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin", "/usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm", "/usr/...
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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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How to Sync Akonadi with Google

I'm trying to figure out how I can sync Akonadi (Kontact) with Google in Kubuntu 12.04. I'm looking for the akonadi-google package but I can't find a version of the deb for the 64 bit architecture. ...
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How to show Google Calendar events in the Clock widget?

I've just added Google Calendar account in Korganizer and it works fine, but these events don't show up in the Clock widget. Is it possible? Note: this question is about KDE.
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Where to apply these akonadi settings for mysql-server?

I Am using an external mysql-server to work with akonadi. (using KDE4). Now I could solve all problems with it, but I still have to apply some settings to the "mysql-global.conf"-file of the server. ...
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Konversations runs Akonadi migration on every startup

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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