I've got an ongoing problem that I've posted about before. I've recently
done some research as to what, *exactly* the problem is. I've narrowed it
down somewhat. It appears that Akonadi keeps running because there's some
socket/file still active even after shutting down KMail.
Quick summary of the problem--- I access my linux box at home from my
Windows workstation at the office via SSH and VNC. When I leave for the day,
if I close everything down, including the VNC server, KMail hangs when I
get back to the local console and attempt to send an email.
I checked recently just before leaving the office and found the following
file/process still running:
john 12234 0.0 0.1 271880 6384 ? S 06:21 0:00 kdeinit4:
kio_file [kdeinit] file local:/tmp/ksocket-john/klauncherMT3445.slave-socket
Now, I'm no programmer, so I don't know exactly what it means. All I know
is that this file/process is still running so Akonadi hangs, or Akonadi
hangs so this file/process is still running. Either way, Akonadi is still
running when I get home and trying to send an email (everything works fine
until I go to send) results in KMail hanging, and I have to manually kill
all the KMail related processes from the command line.
I would appreciate it if someone could take a look at that. Any suggestions
on how to avoid this problem? Perhaps I should switch to Evolution or
Thunderbird? I don't really *want* to switch as I have several years' worth
of messages tied up in KMail, not to mention I'd have to configure another
email client and all the filters, etc.
If I could just get this one glitch resolved, it would solve 99.9% of my
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