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Re: troubleshooting kmail

On Saturday, February 17, 2018 4:09:28 PM CET charlie derr wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm a debian GNU/linux user for quite some time now (decades at least)
> and am in general very happy. I've been using claws-mail as an IMAP
> client for some time, but recently (a few months ago) I set up Kmail
> (and I like it very much, as integration with gnupg was relatively
> painless). I am again using it as an IMAP client (with a different gmail
> address). I have two computers, both running debian 9 stretch. On one
> of them (the laptop), Kmail is functioning properly, but on the desktop
> machine which I'm writing from now, incoming email has not been
> appearing since the end of January. I don't see any obvious menu
> entries which would give me access to log files in order to try to

In order to have a *log*, you can do (in a terminal):
akonadictl restart

Also, you might want to delete the considered account, and recreate it from 
scratch using the "wizard".

Also there have been lots of work done[*] concerning the support of *gmail* 
lately, with bugs however (https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=379131).

[*: when comparing the "stable" version with the "sid" one]


> troubleshoot the problem, so I'm looking for any advice as to how I
> might go about correcting the issue so this instance of Kmail can again
> receive email (it's possible that the problem is as simple as an
> incorrectly entered password). I'm not subscribed to this list, so
> CCing me is perfectly fine (though I'll monitor the web archives for
> responses on which I may not be CCed).
>      thanks so very much in advance for any hints,
>            ~c

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