[KDE/Mac] kmail's help menu

René JV Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 18:50:21 UTC 2014

I find kmail2 perfectly usable with email indexing off, even on a 2y old netbook, apart from the occasional required restart.

/enjoying fresh mountain air and the lulling sounds from a stream passing under our balcony O:-)

> On 13 Jul 2014, at 14:15, meik michalke <meik.michalke at uni-duesseldorf.de> wrote:
> Am Samstag, 12. Juli 2014, 12:17:47 schrieb Marko Käning:
>> On 12 Jul 2014, at 09:36 , Ian Wadham <iandw.au at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Nope.  Had to wave KMail goodbye 3 years ago - too much Akonadi
>>> and industrial-strength DB requirement.  Who needs that?
>> … I never even considered making use of KMail on OSX.
> i even switched from kmail2 to thunderbird for about a year (on linux), when 
> the akonadi disaster rendered it completely unusable for me. that was horrible 
> and the worst move i have ever experienced in my >15 years of using free 
> software.
> but i missed it, especially when it came to PGP integration. so after that 
> year, i gave it another try, and now i'm happy to be back.
> within C3S.cc, all of our communication is PGP encrypted. we have mac, windows 
> and linux users, and it was a really painful process in the beginning. the mac 
> users had to quit using apple mail because its PGP support turned out to be 
> unreliable (i admire the guys working on that plugin, but everytime apple 
> decides to temper with the program, you're sometimes unable to read your 
> encrypted mails for days or even weeks, until reverse engineering finally made 
> PGP work again). the only real alternative on mac we found was thunderbird 
> with enigmail. again, i admire the work, but still it's a long way to a 
> userfriendly workflow, especially when it comes to key management and huge 
> amounts of encrypted mails.
> long story short: if it was easy to install kontact & kgpg on mac, the mac 
> world would gain secure mail encryption in a really comfortable out-of-the-box 
> implementation. i'd love to see that :-)
> viele grüße :: m.eik
> -- 
>  dipl. psych. meik michalke
>  institut f"ur experimentelle psychologie
>  abt. f"ur diagnostik und differentielle psychologie
>  heinrich-heine-universit"at d-40204 d"usseldorf
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