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Re: [opensuse-kde] Problem with Local Mail folder in KMail 4.9.1
  • From: Freek de Kruijf <>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:19:33 +0200
  • Message-id: <1727952.rjTta5f4Ge@eik122>
Op woensdag 12 september 2012 19:08:50 schreef Ricardo Chung:
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 12:56:20 AM Freek de Kruijf wrote:
When I start a new Linux account and try to configure KMail the Local Mail
folder is already present and can't be deleted. However this folder only
contains three sub folders inbox, outbox and send-mail or similar names
according to the locale. When creating another account also the sub folder
trash appears. However starting a new mail message and trying to save it
the drafts or templates folder that does not work and these folders are
created. Somehow I managed to create a drafts folder, but I can't create a
templates folder.

Is this a known problem, is there some trick, or should I enter a bug
report (upstream or with openSUSE?).


This known misbehavior is easy to solve by:

Go to Settings->Configure KMail->Identities->Highlight your account and
press on Modify button (this will open Edit Identities->Go to Advanced Tab
(Edit Sent Folder, Draft Folder, Template Folder by adding the proper
Folder for the account). Press OK and everything is ready to work as used
to work again.

This is not complete. You first have to add a sub folder to Local Mail folder
by right clicking and choosing Add folder and type a self chosen name for that
folder. Then when you follow the above procedure you can choose the new
created folder. After that you will see that the icon of the folder will


Freek de Kruijf

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