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To:kdepim-users@kde.org From:Andras Mantia Subject:Re: [kdepim-users] HOWTO: Get rid of Local Folders that keeps recreated Date:Sun, 18 Mar 2012 18:50:01 +0200
 

Kevin Krammer wrote:

> Hi Andras,
>
> On Sunday, 2012-03-18, Andras Mantia wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> there is a common issue that you have a Local Folder pointing to
>> ~/.local/share/local-mail that you don't use, but you can't get rid of
>> it. I wrote a small wiki page howto fix remove it:
>>
http://userbase.kde.org/KMail/FAQs_Hints_and_Tips#Local_Folders_is_added_ov
>> er_and_over
>>
>> I know this is not optimal, especially the Outbox part is ugly and there
>> should be a nice UI to do it (instead of the maildispatcher crashing when
>> you remove the account with outbox and recreating the Local Folder
>> automatically), but as we don't have it yet, the only solution is what I
>> wrote in the wiki.
>>
>> I hope this is useful for you as well (yeah, I wrote as I had to fix it
>> myself today)
>
> Any guess how you arrived at that situation?

Sure. I removed by mistake my Maildir account. But I saw this problem also
after migration in the past.

> Did you reconfigure the path of the existing maildir resource to point to
> ~/Mail or create a new one and delete the one pointing to
> ~/.local/local-mail?

I created a new one and then I couldn't get rid of the one created
automatically.

Andras
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