[kdepim-users] How to import Maildir after re-installing?

Rafa Grimán rafagriman at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 10:44:59 BST 2010

Hi :)

On Monday 19 April 2010 22:07 Thomas Taylor wrote
> How do I get my messages in ~/Maildir back?  I recently had to reformat my
> hard drive after backing up my home directory.  After re-installing
> openSuSE 11.2 I reloaded my home directory.
> Apparently kmail didn't use the prior settings (which I can go into the
> home folder and see).  Anyway, it came up in 1st use mode requiring me to
> re-enter my personal data and settings.  After that, I can't retrieve my
> prior messages.  Tried this with the import Maildir from the file menu but
> that couldn't seem to import anything, saying nothing to import.
> Any suggestions?  I really need to get some messages from January of this
> year but have the mail server (comcast.net) set to delete after 90 days.

Check your .kde4/share/config/kmailrc and look for:


I've got:




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