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Re: [SLE] Kmail help with restore Mail directory
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 18:59:03 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505141859.03842.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 14 May 2005 18:53, MindBender wrote:
> Hello all,
> Prior to installing SuSE 9.3 I saved the Mail
> directory and after the installation I resored the the
> Mail directory so I keep all my previous e-mail.
> Now when I start Kmail all the mail directory are
> there in Kmail and the mail also but I can no longer
> read those mail. They are shown in Kmail with the
> correct subject but when I click to open the mail..the
> Subject is change for 'No Subject' and a new window
> mail is open but no mail is shown. if I use Konqueror
> to browse the the mail directory and click on a mail I
> can open it with no problem.
> Can anybody help me to how do I now setup Kmail to
> read my old mail correctly..

The index files are probably misleading kmail. Shut down kmail and delete the
index files, then kmail will regenerate correct indices when it starts up

You will find the index files in the Mail directory, with names
like .<folder>.index, .<folder>.index.ids and so on

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