KMail 1.9.1 Flaws

Justin Denick justin.denick at
Fri Aug 25 21:27:15 BST 2006

Nope. You must be looking in the wrong spot or something.

I'm running KDE3.5.4 (KMail1.9.4) on Gentoo.
Goto Settings>Configure Kmail>Identities (your id)>Advanced

You'll see it like a !$*Blinking Light!$*

On 8/25/06, Merton Campbell Crockett <m.c.crockett at> wrote:
> I just got around to upgrading my office system to SuSE Linux 10.1
> and ran into a problem with KMail 1.9.1.  It is seriously flawed.
> I use multiple systems.  Although I have several laptops, most of the
> systems that I use are servers or desktop systems.  I have SuSE Linux
> running on most of them.  In this environment, I want all sent mail
> and drafts stored on the IMAP server along with all of the folders
> where I store mail.  I don't want anything stored on the system that
> I happen to be using at the moment.
> While there were some issues with KMail 1.8.x, it did behave as I
> would expect an IMAP client to work.  With KMail 1.9.1, however,
> there seems to have been a shift in perspective from an IMAP client
> accessing mail on a central server to a POP3 client where all mail
> and folders are maintained on the client.
> The KMail configuration options no longer allow me to specify where
> my mail folders are located, i.e. <IMAP_server>/~mcc/Mail.  I can't
> change the properties of "sent-mail" and specify that messages that I
> send are to be stored in <IMAP_server/~mcc/Mail/sentmail or change
> the properties of "drafts" to store mail that I'm composing in
> <IMAP_server/~mcc/Mail/postponed.
> Yes, I do have systems that do not have KDE or KMail.  On those I use
> Pine.  In my environment it is critical that everything be stored on
> a central server.
> Now, the big question:  What changes can be made to kmailrc to
> restore the KMail 1.8.x behavour or do I have to switch to yet
> another user mail agent?
> Merton Campbell Crockett
> m.c.crockett at
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