[Techtalk] kmail hangs

Sue Stones suzo at spin.net.au
Tue Apr 5 16:53:16 EST 2005

Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:
> hi,
> i use kmail on mandrak10 with kde - default out of the box install. 
> The most common key i use is of course 'delete'. About once a week, 
> when deleting all the spam, kmail hangs on a delete. The watch icon 
> appears and nothing happens. Have to kill and restart. Any idea why 
> this happens? 

I have the same problem, but with no where near the same frequency.

> The irritating thing is that everything in wastbin 
> comes back into the inbox and all the mails in the inbox are marked 
> as unread.

I know why this happens, its because the new position of the mail is not 
saved until you leave Kmail.  I think that "compact folders" saves 
everything, so using this before you delete spam may help at least with 
that part.


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