On Saturday 01 April 2006 08:44, Bob S wrote:
On Friday 03 March 2006 05:08, Will Stephenson wrote:
Firstly, if you are not using the "detect
automatically" function, check
that you are clicking the Add button to move the mailing list address
from the text entry to the list of addresses. That's the basic sanity
Will,Thanks for the offer of help. I am using the "detect automatically"
function. Not sure what you mean when you say "click the Add Button"
I meant features in the 'Mailing List Management' dialog you get by selecting
a folder and then Folder menu->Mailing List Management.
The 'Detect Automatically' button in that dialog tries to guess that
mailing list from the List-Id or other headers, it then adds the mailing list
address to a text entry field below, and the Add button moves it to the list
of valid addresses for the list.
Yes, checking that file shows that KMail is writing to
Also, set up Mailing List Management, close the
dialog, but don't exit
kmail, then load the config file in an editor and see if the changes are
there? KMail writes these immediately.
OK, did that. The changes are being written there. Unfortunately when I
close out "X" and log in again the changes seem to have disappeared. Have
no idea why. As I mentioned in the other thread, when I reverted to KDE
3.4.2 this problem went away so I never pursued it further.
Odd. My first guess is that you have 2 instances of Kmail running and the
second one overwrites changes left by the first on logout. This shouldn't be
possible, but you never know...
Have you somehow got KMail running standalone and inside Kontact?
What's the output of ps -ef | grep kmail? There should be one kmail process,
a couple of ioslaves with kmail in the commandline used by kmail to read
mail, and the grep command.
What if you quit Kmail without logging out, does the config file keep the
Having quit your Kmail, does ps -ef | grep kmail show another kmail instance?
Is anything crashing when you logout?