Kontact/KMail and checking

Andreas Pietzowski andreas at pietzowski.de
Thu Sep 16 15:18:50 BST 2004

Hi Mike,

> If I have a running kmail, then
> kmail --check
> will trigger mail checking. Is there anything similar when running
> kontact?

Use the dcop interface from KDE in your favourite shell

dcop kmail KmailIface checkMail  (works always)
dcop kontact KmailIface checkMail   (works only when kontact started 

...or use the kdcop-browser to see all funtionalities.

Hope this helps

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They only think they are.

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