kmail problem

Bob Stia rnr at
Sat Feb 10 02:56:26 GMT 2007

On Friday 09 February 2007 02:47, Boyan Tabakov wrote:
> On Friday 09 February 2007 06:25:56 Bob Stia wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > Just did a new install of SuSE 10.2. Set up kmail to send and
> > receive mails from 3 separate addresses.
> >
> > The primary default address is automatically downloading the
> > incoming messages as they arrive on the server and are being stored
> > in /var/spool/mail. I had to setup a Local account in kmail to
> > retrieve them.  I do not want this behavior and want to download the
> > messages when I call for them and directly into the kmail inbox.
> >
> > It has to be fetchmail or procmail or whatever.  Went into Yast and
> > deleted everything in the MTA section. (mail transfer agent?)  Did
> > not change anything. Still getting the unwanted behavior. The other
> > two mail addresses are acting normally.
> >
> > Anyone can give me an idea? Please?
> Hi,
> How did you set up your default account to be automatically fetched?
> Do you want KMail to download the messages, or the other MTA to
> download them into KMail's folders? KMail stores the mail in
> ~/kde/share/apps/kmail/mail with subfoders for each local folder (in
> maildir format). You can configure fetchmail or whatever you use to
> download the mail to store your mail there, and not in
> /var/spool/mail. Or if you want KMail to do the downloading - just
> configure your acount as POP and not local maildir.

Hello Boyan,

Thanks for replying. I want kmail to download. That is the way I set it 
up. Something else interfering with that.  As stated in my original post 
I have disabled everything about the MTA in Yast.  What else can be 
causing this?

Bob S
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