[kdepim-users] Kinda good experiences today :)
anders at alweb.dk
Tue Aug 28 13:36:01 BST 2012
On Tirsdag den 28. august 2012 13:50:36 O. Sinclair wrote:
> On 28/08/2012 13:43, Anders Lund wrote:
> > I have had some nice experiences with kmail today:
> > I took a dare and enabled email indexing, and after working all morning,
> > advanced search now kinda works.
> > BUT:
> > * I have to wait quite long after pressing "S" - something like 5-10 secs
> > before the dialog shows up.
> > * I have to enter a wildcard to match inside words, like "subject contains
> > filter" does not find "EntityMimeTypeFilterModel", but "subject contains
> > *filter" does. I don't know if this is how it is supposed to work, but I
> > expect "contains" to include partial words.
> > I was able to send a message to a group :D
> > This is one of my most hated issues, so that was a great experience! I
> > hope it lasts.
> > I was able to get address completion! This have not been working except
> > for a single day some time ago. I had to be patient though, initially i
> > typed "pet" and went to make coffee, and after a long time, the
> > completions started to show. I hope it stays, and that the first one in a
> > new session will not always take that long!
> > But all in all, 3 very important features shows signs of life here today!
> Anders, I think your "indexing" is still ongoing. You can speed that up
> by following advice in this post on KDE forums:
> for me 4.9 works "almost perfect", there are minor issues with filtering
> and incoming mail. But groups/lists, mail address completion and message
> searching works for me now.
> I had to do "a trick" to refresh the index database after many upgrades:
> see my second post in this topic, before that only a few of mail were
I've done all that some weeks ago.
I have a file named "akonadi_nepomuk_contact_feederrc, reading
That worries me, as i indicates that all my contacts are not indexed?
Completion does not find my groups. I believe it should be possible to add a
new contact, and have this contact (or group) available in the completion
In general, kmail appears to work well most of the time, but somewhat erratic,
like when suddenly it decides to just show a white box for a main window, and
then when quitted using kquitapp showing a dialog claiming that "there was an
error"; or when suddenly it decides not to finish filtering in one way or the
But it is usable again, and hopefully will get back to being the killer
application it used to be! :)
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