Why am I receiving this error message on Kubuntu since I upgraded to 12.04 and how can I make it stop appearing? It appears as a pop up balloon above the system tray.

Mail Dispatcher Agent: Could not access the outbox folder (Unknow error. (Failed to fetch the resource collection.)).

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    Maybe this helps (Scrolling down leads to more sensitive methods than deleting the configuration) – sr_ May 8 '12 at 10:04
  • Implemented the method written at Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:58 pm as it describes my issue exactly. Can't reboot right now, but I'll let you know in a few days once I did. – jippie May 8 '12 at 18:22
  • @sr_: I definitely think you should add your comment as an answer to this question. – jippie May 11 '12 at 17:59

This forum thread discusses the issue and includes various solutions/workarounds, such as deleting /.config/akonadi,

Rather than removing the akonadi configuration, I edited ~/.config/akonadi/aknoadiserverrc and changed StartServer=true to StartServer=false, and then rebooted (although logging out and back in should have been sufficient). (1)

or this one

Hi, I had the same problem here, also on a Kubuntu system that has undergone many distribution upgrades.

I found the following solution without having to delete Akonadi's configuration or disabling it completely: In the "Akonadi configuration" dialog (where you configure the Akonadi ressources), I had an e-mail ressource named "Local Folder". Deleting it made the startup warning go away. (2)

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    I removed the e-mail ressource named "Local Folder" from "Akonadi configuration". Works like a charm. Thnx! – jippie May 14 '12 at 17:01
  • "Akonadi configuration" dialog and remove "Local Folder" (maybe other not connected resources) should be the preferred way. – Manwe Jul 19 '12 at 7:32

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