[kdepim-users] KMail problem or configuration problem?

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Sat Sep 6 20:26:18 BST 2008

On Saturday 06 September 2008, brian wrote:
> On Fri, 05 Sep 2008 21:03:40 +0200, you wrote:
> >On Friday 05 September 2008, brian wrote:
> >> Thanks. There's obviously something amiss, but I'm at a loss to
> >> guess what. Other KDE applications that I use react OK, but I
> >> can't see anything in KMail's configuration which could be
> >> responsible. I'm not currently using KMail to collect mail, so I
> >> don't have Bogofilter or SpamAssassin configured, I'm just trying
> >> to replicate my Agent folder structure and my filters in KMail
> >> preparatory to switching over.
> >
> >Please rename ~/.kde/share/config/kmailrc to something else (so that
> > a new configuration is created) and try again. That's to check
> > whether it's a problem with your KMail configuration.
> >
> >Does this problem occur with all context menus in KMail or just with
> > a specific one?
> All of them that I've tried (folder pane, message list and message
> pane).

I'm out of ideas. Is KMail busy (i.e. does it use lots of CPU) while you 
wait for the context menu to appear? Or is KMail idle?

> And creating the new configuration made no apparent 
> difference. I had imported the old Thunderbird message base, and
> there are a couple of big folders in there. I can't see how the size
> of the message base should affect displaying a context menu, though.

Me neither.

One last try: Please check whether the problem also occurs with a newly 
created user.

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