How to create missing icons for toolbar items in Kmail
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Fri Feb 23 16:11:21 GMT 2007
On Friday 23 Feb 2007 IST, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Friday 23 February 2007 01:34, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > On Friday 23 February 2007 01:14, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > > This is frustrating. I'm using Kmail on FC2, and the button doesn't
> > > exist on Kmail 1.6.2 (using KDE 3.2.2-14.FC2.legacy Red Hat)
> > >
> > > I've just looked on Debian Etch on the other machine, which is using
> > > Kmail 1.9.5 (Using KDE 3.5.5) and that has the button to change icon.
> > It might still be possible to do it, but just not through the GUI.
> > You could check what the respective change on the newer KMail does to
> > KMail's configuration file and then apply the same to the older KMail's
> > file (though it would be wise to make a backup copy first :))
> > > Any suggestions Kevin on avoiding losing the mail, and bookmarks
> > > while moving them would be very welcome.
> > This is not too diffcult.
> > First you need to find out where your mails are.
> > This can be ~/Mail or .kde/share/apps/kmail/mail (not 1005 sure about
> > the second one)
> > For example I have been using KMail for ages, so the mail is on the old
> > path, i.e. ~/Mail
> > I can do a KMail backup, including config and addressbook like this
> > $ tar cvzf mails.tgz
> > Mail/ .kde/share/config/kmailrc .kde/share/apps/kabc/std.vcf
> > Restoring is just untarring the archive, of course neither KMail nor
> > KAddressBook should be running during either procedure :)
> > Since ~/Mail is a compatability feature for people who started early to
> > use KMail, it has to be present before running a new KMail the first
> > time, so it can detect it, otherwise it will create a new mail
> > directory in the second location mentioned above. If you already have
> > this second location, there is nothing special to consider.
> > The Konqueror bookmark file is .kde/share/apps/konqueror/bookmarks.xml
> > You can just copy it or include it in the transfer tar archive.
> > A good check to see if you have everything is to create such a transfer
> > archive and then create a new user account and unpack it there.
> > The new user should then have KMail and Konqueror as you would expect
> > them on the original account.
> > ** Caution **
> > Since the new user's KMail will have the same configuration, it will do
> > the same mail checks if you have something like this enabled, so it
> > might download new mails which you then don't have back on the real
> > user account unless you do the transfer trick again in the other
> > direction,
> > Cheers,
> > Kevin
> Thanks for the advice, I'll have a go tomorrow, as it's getting a bit
> late now.
> I'll post back with the results.
I would also recommend that you copy .kde/share/config/emailidentities so
you dont have to setup your identities again. :-)
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