[Users] Suitability of using Claws instead of KMail ?

Dan Arico dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Mon Apr 24 17:16:44 CEST 2017

> Peter <peter777 at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Using Mail on Kubuntu 16.04.1 and there are LOTS of problems. Has
> > anyone on this list changed over from KMail please ?  I have looked
> > here and there regards docs about this, but doesn't seem
> > comprehensive. Or I looked in the wrong places, .. lol
> > 
> > Have installed Claws and it is now looking in my /home/****/Mail
> > path, plus added a heap of files.  Anyway, I didn't want to get too
> > bogged down initially with questions, but if there is a
> > KMail/akonadi expert here, would much appreciate it.  (I have to
> > restart the akonadi server many times each day, ..sigh).
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Peter
> > 
> >  
> as a long time claws-mail user I converted my husband's Kmail to
> claws-mail because the akonadi server wouldn't start and so on and so
> forth.
> I used a script to convert the Kmail mailbox format ready for
> Claws-mail and it was excellent. Somewhere on the web site!
> Then I made a few filters and showed him how to make filters and
> organise his mail and have provided no further assistance. He is
> managing it well without it.
> Liz

This is the script I used to do the conversion. I found it on the web.


Dan Arico

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