[kdepim-users] importing old kmail emails

Werner Joss werner at hoernerfranzracing.de
Sat Jan 3 15:38:17 GMT 2015

I wrote a howto some years ago mainly for my own reference: http://hoernerfranzracing.de/kde/spam.php
-this is surely a bit outdated but still mostly valid, imho.
also note that dovecot is easier to setup than courier imap.

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Am 2. Januar 2015 00:18:27 MEZ, schrieb Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com>:
>On Thursday 01 January 2015 10:27:45 Werner Joss did opine
>And Gene did reply:
>> Am Donnerstag, 1. Januar 2015, 10:14:25 schrieb Gene Heskett:
>> > So do I, although I would like to set up an imap server here that
>> > would be accessible from the rest of my home network.  Its a bit of
>> > a pain in my ancient arthritic back to have to come down the hill
>> > from the shop where my cnc machines are, just to send a message to
>> > the emc-users list, or to get a reply.  What would be the cats meow
>> > would be to make the imap sw (dovecot?) access and export via imap,
>> > the database kmail sets up, so it is then available to all 3 of the
>> > cnc machines.
>> just a note on that: I think your best choice is to deliver your
>> from your provider via fetchmail/procmail to a local imap server
>> (dovecot is ok, or courier...) and then access them from all your
>> clients via imap. centralized spam filtering is also an option here,
>> getting you rid of setting up every client for doing that.
>> Werner
>Truly what I had in mind, but the docs I have read do not admit that
>even possible.  Do you have a URL for a HowTo?
>Cheers, Gene Heskett
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