[kde-linux] Problems with KAddressBook KDE-4.3.4

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Dec 30 11:17:42 UTC 2009

On Wednesday, 2009-12-30, Duncan wrote:

> Hmm...  ~/.kde/share/apps/kab (no terminating c) should be the kab (K
> Address Book = kab).  kabc is the kaddressbook conversion utility, I
> think.  So (after making a backup and with the address book and all
> related apps, so kmail, etc, stopped), I'd try deleting everything in the
> kab dir.  Then restart kaddressbook and do the import.  Then shut it
> down.  Then start it back up and see if the data is actually still
> there.  Hopefully it is, in which case take the opportunity while you
> have it to backup that dir!

Just for everones information:
KAB is the old "name" of the KDE Address Book framework, KDE 1 era or early 
KDE 2 if I remember correctly.

Definitely kabc KDE 3 onwards.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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