[kdepim-users] 20090723KP -- Copying KMail

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu Jul 23 11:16:41 BST 2009

On Thursday, 2009-07-23, Bruce MacArthur wrote:
> Greetings --
> Some of you will realize that this is a specific follow-up to a
> discussion on the kde-linux list.
> The environment is a single computer with a single hard disk drive which
> is highly partitioned.  It has two distros -- openSUSE 10.2and Kubuntu
> Jaunty.  Under openSUSE, I am running KMail 1.9.5 (Using KDE
> 3.5.5 "release 45").  Under Jaunty, I want to use KMail 1.11.2 using KDE
> 4.2.2.
> My plan was to spend a few moments using Dolphin to copy applicable
> KMail files from openSUSE to Jaunty, but Dolphin suddenly stopped
> showing the openSUSE partitions.  Generous and knowledgeable people at
> kde-linux patiently helped me to overcome that problem.  Now Dolphin
> sees my entire hard disk drive again.  However, a new issue presents
> itself.  I am unable to copy my E-mail archives AND to view them in
> Jaunty KMail.
> In openSUSE, the fully-qualified path-name to my archives is as
> follows -- /home/bruce/.kde/share/apps/kmail/mail/.KMail-Import.directory/
> In Jaunty, I know this much (and no more!) about the respective path --
> /home/bu4lu3si1/.kde/share/apps/kmail/mail/

Do you want to add the mails from the openSUSE system or replace the ones onf 


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring

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