[kdepim-users] KMail not sending mail

Andras Mantia amantia at kde.org
Wed Oct 19 20:24:28 BST 2011

Yngve Inntjore Levinsen wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have a weird issue that sometimes KMail suddenly decides to stop sending
> my e-mails. They are stuck in the outbox and I get no warnings that it
> failed to send. This leaves me in a state where I believe I've answered
> e-mails for quite a while before I realise the outbox is filling up.
> I'm not sure why it's happening (suspecting it's related to suspending the
> laptop), but when it happens it does for all mail accounts. I'm using
> SMTP, and KMail 4.7.2 no Arch Linux.
> Is this a known bug? What can I provide of info?

It is reported from time to time, but we don't know the reason yet, so we 
cannot fix. Some hints and things to verify:

1) does the Mail Dispatcher Agent running (you can check in akonadiconsole)
2) if yes, is it online?
3) do you have an MBOX account?
4) if you run a mail check in KMail, can you see it checks *all* your 
5) can you send the mails by right-clicking on Outbox and using Send Queued 

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