[kde-linux] KMail startup
cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Sep 15 15:20:44 UTC 2005
On Thursday 15 Sep 2005 15:22, PB111 wrote:
> Morning -
> I'm running KDE 3.3 under Mandrake Limited Edition 2005. I just crashed
> and pretty have everything restored. Next step is to restore all my
> Kontact/KMail data. I did a fresh install of Mandrake, and moved the
> .Mail directory to my home directory.
> My problem is happening when I start Kontact the counter goes to 85% the
> I get this message:
> "KMail could not create folder '$Home/.Mail
> please make sure that you can view and modify the
> content of the folder '/home/paul'.
> I have full privileges to that folder and have no problem
> creating /home/paul/.Mail
> Thanks for any suggestions.
The problem is not with the file/folder, but with $HOME. I had the same
problem with that version - either the variable is not set or is not being
read properly. Unfortunately I can't remember how I corrected it.
Perhaps someone else can elaborate?
Registered Linux User No.293302 (http://counter.li.org/)
Mandriva hints & tips: http://twiki.mdklinuxfaq.org
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the kde-linux