On Saturday 10 Oct 2015 3:39:28 PM Timothy Murphy wrote:
There used to be an option in KMail to download offline,
which I take to mean while KMail is not running,
but I don't see this now.
I'm running KMail under Fedora-23beta/KDE .
There are two different options.
1. Continue to fetch emails when Kmail is shut. This can be found in
Settings>Configure Kmail>Accounts>Retrival Options.
2. There's option to download the emails in Settings>Configure
Kmail>Accounts>Select Account>Modify>Mail Checking Options.
Also, I'm not really clear what KMail downloads
from an IMAP server to a laptop?
Is it just the headers, until the email is clicked to read?
Or does it download all the recent email when KMail starts
(or even earlier, if offline downloading is allowed)?
My understanding is it downloads the full email for offline usage.
That being said personally for me Kmail has stopped working. When I start
Kontact/Kmail it says network connectivity resumed but the accounts remain
offline. Emails are no longer fetched unless I manually force a refresh via