Kmail and Kontact backups
I have been running Mepis 6 for several months and my email client is KMail,
which I use withing Kontact.
In that time I have tried several times to back up important email messages
that I want to keep, but without success. Even Mepis Forum has not been of
So, I have 2 options. a) delete emails and lose them to maintain disc space or
b) keep emails until the system crashes and lose them at that point.
I need the facility to copy important messages to external media like USB
Stick or CD, or to another hard drive and to be able to restore them if
needed. So far, I was able to copy/paste to another hard drive but not back
I don't understand the obscession with passwords and the paranoia with
secrecy. The safest place for my emails is out of the system altogether on a
CD or USB Stick where they cannot be accessed by anyone.
If I cannot have this basic facility, then my only option is to dump Kmail and
Linux and return to Windows, I am afraid.
I should be grateful for a reply, please.