Kmail : problem in checking Gmail with IMAP account type

Farhad Hedayati Fard hf.farhad at
Tue Dec 29 14:54:04 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 29 December 2009 06:02:22 pm Duncan wrote:
> farhad hedayati posted on Tue, 29 Dec 2009 16:40:23 +0330 as excerpted:
> > <br><br>---------------------<a
> > href="">
> Urgxov.html</a><br><br>anyway,
> > I disabled "include this folder when checking for new mail"
> > and "Act on new/unread mail in this folder" in [Gmail]
> > folder's properties (see the above link) and now I don't get the
> > error anymore , but I think should would be another way for fixing this
> > problem instead of completely preventing kmail from using the folder!
> > 
> > :P<br> <br>thx again.<br>Farhad<br><br><div
> Please don't post in HTML, and please don't top-post.  While HTML mail is
> considered extremely rude (due to the possible malware effects, it can be
> compared to blowing your nose in your hand and then offering to shake
> hands with someone, RUDE and GROSS!), top-posting is simply irritatingly
> rude, as it puts the reply before the context in which it is to be read
> and makes proper replying with context difficult.  Edit the quote to the
> context you are replying to, and reply inline, point by point, so ideally
> in an ordinary sized display window, no portion of quote is larger than
> the window, so reply is always visible.

Ok, Sorry, I didn't know about these rules, and thank you for informing me :)

> As with Anne I don't do IMAP.  However, from what I've read of the
> protocol, what it basically does is synchronize folders between the local
> client and the remote server.  If you're using a gmail IMAP folder
> locally and have it set to sync with the IMAP server, it's going to
> expect that you have a gmail IMAP folder on the server as well.
> Thus, if I'm not mistaken, you need to setup the same syncing folder
> structure both locally and on the server, or expect to get errors.  (Note
> that you should also be able to have separate folders that don't sync,
> but the ones set to sync with that IMAP server must exist on both the
> server and locally.)

I haven't add any folders manually in Kmail, so it should grab the structure 
form the gmail account automatically i think. I can't change this structure in 
kmail , none of the folders are movable.


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