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Kmail won't remember SMTP password

I have KMail configured to remember my password for both IMAP and SMTP. When receiving mail, I don't have any issues. However, every time I send, it prompts me to enter my password, even though "...
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migrate maildir from evolution to kmail

until recently I used gnome desktop and have now switched to kde plasma. I also want to change mail-client. For imap folders this is not a problem at all, but I did not get it to work for the maildir ...
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How does Kmail store offline IMAP

I use KMail, and I have mail from Local Folders and an IMAP account. For the IMAP account, I have Download all messages for offline use enabled. My understanding is the offline IMAP messages are ...
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Can't send mail using Kmail

I'm using KDE on debian. On Kmail application, while sending a mail I got the following error: Failed to get D-Bus interface of mailfilteragent. But, inbox is synchronized properly. Previously, I ...
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How do I disable SASL in KMail?

I have a laptop running KMail 5.7.3 on Bionic Beaver. I just got a new computer with Eoan Ermine and am trying to set up Kmail 5.11.3 to use the same IMAP server. I set up the IMAP account, tried to ...
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How do I disable warning about external references in Kmail?

In Kmail, there is a big warning when an incoming Email message contains HTML: Note: This HTML message may contain external references to images etc. For security/privacy reasons external ...
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How do I set up kmail in NixOS?

I have these applications installed, via my configuration.nix: kdeApplications.kmail kdeApplications.kmail-account-wizard kdeApplications.kmailtransport kmail accounts-qt and I think I have the ...
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KDE Kmail invite emails do not contain answer options

I have an issue with meeting invite emails. In the Zimbra web client I can click to accept or decline invites, but the same mail in the Kmail client does not show any option, just the .ics file as ...
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How to fully purge KMail settings in KDE5

Due to some misconfigurations I want to completely purge my KMail to behave like a brand new one. When I follow the steps in https://docs.kde.org/trunk5/en/pim/kmail2/clean-start-after-a-failed-...
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Can I use kwallet to manage PGP keys?

I have two PGP keys I use to sign and decrypt e-mails in kmail. When doing so, I have to enter the key's password (currently stored in KeePass). Is it possible to save the passwords in my kwallet in ...
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Kmail cannot send to smtp.office365.com

My corporate email is hosted by Office365. I think KMail is far more productive an email client than the Outlook Web Application (OWA), so I use IMAP to receive email and SMTP to send email. I can ...
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Next unread message shortcut in Kmail message window

I have Kmail set up without a message preview to save space on my screen. I am trying to find a way to set up a keyboard shortcut to go to the next unread message when I have a message open in its ...
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How to avoid freezes while fetching mail in KMail?

Note: Kmail 1.9.10 from KDE 3.5.10. KMail has a long story with a bug causing freezes while fetching mail and it lasted even in KDE 4.x series. However if I am not mistaken this is caused by big ...
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How to make akonadi stop caching e-mails?

The problem: ~/.local/share/akonadi folder takes as much space as ~/.local/share/local-mail, which eats quite a few GB of space. Since akonadi just caches e-mails, how can it be configured so that it ...
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How to disable warning about external references in Kmail?

In Kmail, there is a big warning when a message contains external references: Note: This HTML message may contain external references to images etc. For security/privacy reasons external ...
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How to change KMail composer default settings?

I use KMail on OpenSuse. How can I store default settings for font, font size, font color, background color and so on in such a way that I get them every time that I open the program? Please consider ...
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Why does KDEPIM add “pbecbengr-rivy-znaqngrq-ba” to the domain part of outgoing Message-ID headers?

When I send an eMail with Kontact (KDEPIM), my Message-ID headers look like this: Message-ID: <1548233.Ax4hfq5P2Q@pbecbengr-rivy-znaqngrq-ba.tglase.lan.tarent.de> In contrast, my regular MUA ...
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How to configure kmail2 to use client certificates for POP3 and IMAP access

I would like to run a POP3 server with TLS transport security such that a client must authenticate with a client certificate. (This shields the server from brute force password guessing attacks.) How ...
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KMail: Search for messages with attachment

How can I search for messages with one or more attachments in KMail? The search filters don't show such an option, and when selecting "Message Status" there also isn't a criteria for ...
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backup kmail in command prompt

How to take kmail backup mails from command mode as GUI mode got crashed in fedora12? Found the location of mails, But how to take backup to another system to configure?
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Include replies in the Inbox in Kmail

Is there a way to include my own replies to threads, as gmail does it?
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KMail extremely slow/frozen when operating on local maildir folder

KMail seemingly freezes when trying to open a message or executing any command on the local email folders (maildir) such as moving or marking of messages. Sometimes the triggered action is executed ...
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KDE - Kmail: How to put message preview window on the right?

Kmail shows message preview window below the messages thread. It there a way to put it on the right, like outlook does? I.e. I would like to have three columns in KMail - folders, messages thread, ...
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Akonadi floods my .xsession-errors

I am seeing tons of these error in my .xsession-errors: krunner(8135)/libakonadi Akonadi::SessionPrivate::socketError: Socket error occurred: "QLocalSocket::connectToServer: Connection refused" ...
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Synchronize KMail and KOrganizer with my Google data

Is there a way to synchronize KMail and KOrganizer with my Google data?
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New Mail Arrived notification Kmail + Jovie Speech customizing

When a new message arrives, Kmail has ability to speak! Which is great but not enough: I don't want to listen to a standard text but have a proper functionality: When a new message arrives, Jovie ...
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How to recover saved (stored) emails after damage to KMail configuration?

Recently my computer had to be hard-reset, and fsck ran on /home filesystem, producing lots of errors (old HDD drive). After reset I don't see all my saved emails in KMail (KDE 3.5.3), at least those ...
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