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    kmail keeps locking up

    Hello all,
    I've had the problem of kmail locking up every once in a while for years, but it's happened 3 times in the last 3 days. And it's not just a case of closing it and reopening it: there are sub-processes which, if killed, make it so that kmail won't work until the next reboot.
    So what happens ? It checks for mail on my pop3 accounts and it never finishes. I can keep using it in the meanwhile but no new messages come in.

    Unless someone can explain how to restart kmail properly, I have to reboot the system, which I am loathe to do (it's a server for a lot of things).
    Code:
    $ ps faux | grep mail
    user   2865  0.0  0.6 340156 48536 ?        Sl   Mar13   0:02  \_ /usr/bin/akonadi_agent_launcher akonadi_maildir_resource akonadi_maildir_resource_0
    user   2866  0.0  0.3 339660 24676 ?        S    Mar13   0:00  \_ /usr/bin/akonadi_maildispatcher_agent --identifier akonadi_maildispatcher_agent
    user   2867  0.0  0.6 625308 48880 ?        Sl   Mar13   0:01  \_ /usr/bin/akonadi_mailfilter_agent --identifier akonadi_mailfilter_agent
    user   3451  3.0  1.4 2158064 115224 ?      Sl   Mar13  27:01 /usr/bin/kmail -session 10e5cedc67000136319936300000026520023_1363201973_899610

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    Re: kmail keeps locking up

    try with <akonadictl restart/stop/start>

    It exist a graphical utility "Akonadi Configuaration" that should do the same thing, or add the akonadi tray icon.
    Last edited by hainen; March 15th, 2013 at 04:09 PM.

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