KMail stuck on loading message

Werner Joss werner at
Wed Nov 22 15:01:57 GMT 2017

Am Mittwoch, 22. November 2017, 15:45:31 schrieb René J.V. Bertin:
> For that at least there's an easy fix:
> 1a- identify the free webmail service that suits you, offers IMAP and
> fetching of 3rd party POP accounts OR
> 1b- install a local IMAP server and an automated tried-and-true POP fetcher
> locally (I forget the name of the utility but someone here will certainly
> remember it) 

sure, fetchmail is your friend :)

> 2- configure things to your taste and needs

with this setup, you can also incorporate filters, namely for SPAM,
but also other tasks.
I know, kmail does offer these, on its own, nowadays.
anyway, I consider it an advantage, having that done before a MUA handles the 
mails, because you are then free to use another, in case your preferred one 
sucks ;-)

> 3- forget about having to use POP.



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