[kdepim-users] Kmail and Maildir & Local Folder

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Tue Oct 27 19:38:05 GMT 2009

On Tuesday, 2009-10-27, Christian Mikovits wrote:
> Hello
> I've got a few questions about Kmail's handling of Maildirs and
>  Localfolders First off, I;ve used ClawsMail, but since I moved to kde4
>  now. I wan't to use Kmail instead.
> With Claws Mail it was possible to just point to a local Maildir and
> Claws had it in its view. (I hope you understand what I mean)
> Is it possible to do the same thing with Kmail. I really don't want to
> have the Mails copied from my ~/.Maildir to
> /kde4/share/apps/kmail/mail. Is it really necessary to do that? And if
> so, why?

You can put the path to the mail base dir into KMail's config file

Section [General]


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