this annoys me no end

Philip Rodrigues philip.rodrigues at
Mon Apr 9 11:30:18 BST 2007

Rick Miles wrote:

> originally: this annoys the p--s out of me.
> where in the heck is kde/kmail address book kept????
> I just went to post an email and the address did not auto prompt. I open
> Settings > Addressbook and it is blanko, I hit Select while doing up theis
> email and I get a very reduced list (like maybe from two years ago).
> Where are email addresses stored?? Are they kept in only one place? I can
> put up with allot in linux but something as simple/important as list of
> email addreses should be easily accesses/recoverable.

Look in ~/.kde/share/apps/kabc . The addressbook is std.vcf, and backups are
stored as std.vcf_<number>. So if your addressbook has been eaten, just
rename one of those backups (you probably want the most recent one) to
std.vcf .

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