Questions tagged [akonadi]

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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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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Kmail can't start Akonadi services on Kubuntu 20.04

I upgraded to 20.04 today, and soon found out that Kmail couldn't start Akonadi services. Soon after I ran sudo apt autoremove. This apparently removed Kmail and a lot of other programs. After ...
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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, all to no avail. As you can see it is not ...
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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.