Bug#355290: kmail: getting mail via pop3 results in the message "Could not start process pop3."
* firstname.lastname@example.org [Sat, 04 Mar 2006 20:22:13 +0100]:
> Package: kmail
> Version: 4:3.5.1-1
> Severity: important
> When I try to get mail from a pop3 server (pop3.gmx.net) I get a message
> popping up saying:
> "Could not start process pop3."
> In the same time it puts out on stderr the message
> "kmail: ERROR: : couldn't create slave : Unable to create io-slave:
> klauncher said: Unknown protocol 'pop3'."
> I have this situation for several months, and I have it with a completely new
> debian system as well.
> I tried the port on the host with telnet and get a response.
> Sending mail is no problem
This paragraph is from the description of the kmail package (apt-cache
You need to install kdepim-kio-plugins if you want to use IMAP or
mbox files, and/or kdebase-kio-plugins if you want to use POP3.
So please install kdebase-kio-plugins. I'm closing this bug.
Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
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