connecting to GMail imap accounts and "akonadi resources for google services"

Daniel Vrátil dvratil at
Thu Apr 27 15:17:46 BST 2017

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 1:57:01 PM CEST René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been using a KaOS install to track progress in KDE PIM and after
> yesterday's update to Kontact 5.5.0 (and everything concurrent) I can no
> longer connect to my GMail IMAP accounts on that set-up.
> What I get is a window posted by the IMAP agent showing a Google web page
> asking me to chose an account to continue to "Akonadi Resources for Google
> Services". I follow the steps and end up with a code that I have to copy
> and paste somewhere "in my application". I don't see any place where I
> might do that.

Now I know what you mean by "copy and paste the code". Google has changed 
their login process and broke our authentication code.

I'll fix it later today.

> My accounts are configured to use the legacy/simpler authentication
> mechanism and I can still connect without problem using KDE PIM 4.13 and
> 4.14 on my other Linux systems and Mac. Why then this new behaviour under
> KF5, and what do I do to gain access to my email in the current KMail
> version?!
> R.

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