[kdepim-users] 4.13 upgrade, still akonadi trouble

Kishore Jonnalagadda kitts.mailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 09:37:30 BST 2014

On Friday 18 Apr 2014 3:02:53 PM Werner Joss wrote:
> today I bit the bullet and upgraded from kde 4.12.3 to 4.13 (in detail, this
> was an upgrade from kubuntu 12.04 to 14.04).
> most things went well, but then again, akonadi trouble:
> kontact would start, but then complain akonadi not running.
> one push button to start akonadi offered.
> hit this resulted in some background activity, then again, same error
> message with mentioned pushbutton.
> an endless loop ...
> so I killed kontact and started akonadictl from konsole.
> saw a flood of messages, at the end a line saying akonadi crashed due to too
> many errors.
> WTF.
> in the end, I deleted the folders ~/.local and ~/.config/akonadi after that
> akonadi started.
> of course, I had to redo my configurations all over again.
> no data loss, luckyly, as all my resources are outside akonadi (email on
> imap servers, kontacts/calendars on google etc...).
> now everything seems to work again, but I still consider this whole akonadi
> thingy not as robust nor user friendly, especially in case anything goes
> wrong.
> what a mess.

Not sure if this is related but i had akonadi failing to start and [1] solved 

[1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=331867#c16
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