how to use addressbook from kmail

Daniel Barna daniel.barna at
Wed Feb 16 22:33:11 GMT 2011

Too bad. In kmail I only have those email addresses available, to which I have 
sent an email from within kmail. No addressbook entries show up.

On Wednesday, February 16, 2011 10:48:47 pm Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 February 2011 15:33:47 Daniel Barna wrote:
> > I had problems using entries from the addressbook in kmail, so I have set
> > up a clean new user, put a few entries into the addressbook, then tried
> > to compose a mail and access these entries. They were not available. Can
> > somebody tell me if this seemingly simple goal needs extra
> > configuration, or if not, where to start debugging?
> Connecting to the Address Book is now done through Akonadi.  This should
> work with little-to-no configuration, though.
> I currently experience random Akonadi crashes, which prevents me from
> adding new entries to the address book (or browsing existing entries)
> until Akonadi is restarted and KMail/Kontact reconnects to the Akonadi
> server.
> I initially though this was due to DBus restarts when upgrades are done,
> but I've also had random crashes without an DBus restart/upgrade.
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