[Users] Migrating from KMAil-1 (with mbox) to Claws-Mail

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri May 24 17:00:30 CEST 2013

On Fri, 24 May 2013 08:30:55 -0400
Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI <renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org> wrote:

> With mageia 1 reaching its end-of-life, I suppose there will be
> others like me who held on as long as they could so as not to face
> the (perceived) horrors of Kmail-2 and will migrate to Claws Mail.
> The following is how I did the migration, in case it can help them.

Ron, there's no URL, and I want to read how you did it. Could you
please give us the URL showing how you did the migration?

> Thank $DEITY it is over, and I can now look forward to upgrading my
> OS without too much fear, and finally reach that holy grail of
> getting rid of KDE now that I have removed the vendor-lock-in of
> Kmail !

I hear ya brother! Getting rid of Kmail was my first and most
challenging step in kicking all KDE apps and libraries off all my
computers. No more 1.5 GB soprano-virtuoso.db files. No more rogue
dbus-daemon or nepomuk instances using 99% of my CPU: No more nepomuk
at all, and no more *misbehaved* dbus-daemon instances.

I hope the KDE developers have lots of fun forever adding more junk
onto their Tinkertoy class project, but *I* won't be part of their



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