I have looked at only 2 folders and there are discrepancies in both. There are actually good reasons to use something better than SQLite — in particular, SQLite performs quite badly when multiple clients use it and Akonadi serves a single user, but multiple clients — all the PIM parts. Otherwise mails will end up in folders you don’t expect. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. I failed to export my contacts before moving to kubuntu oneiric and kmail 2 and found that the usual kabc files containing my contacts where empty. Now it is time to add your account back. Hopefully after these steps, you will have a much nicer KMail experience.

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This points to a local maildir folder. What else can you ask for? I have looked at only 2 folders and there are discrepancies in both. Do not worry, this high memory usage is only for initial import. Sometimes sqlite will open them happily. Been databse Claws for a few days now; very impressed with it. So being upset about Akonadi I did some greping and found strings from my contacts and todo lists in the following akoonadi.

[kubuntu] Synchronise KMail folders with Akonadi database

If you want disconnected mode so you can read the mails offlineenable it on the Advanced tab. When I came across your post, I felt there must be a more natural way to extract the calendar data. When I tried the ‘Copy’ folder on larger folders, KMail crashed everytime with an error message.


Being stuck with the InnoDB tables, I tried the following solutions without much success:. Found a Perl script to convert KMail folders to Claws email. Dqtabase disappointing, however, that Akonadi calendar resources require such a big effort for a simple data migration.

Your script was a great help to extract the data from the database. For all accounts, configure the mail check interval. Akonadi places kaonadi database in its data dir. To handle all of them without unacceptable latency on user requests, they used multithreading or multiprocessing.

Those 3 folders were small in size. In that case per-folder check is preferred.

Re: Fresh restart? (was: Re: Akonadi database)

You also need to verify the identity settings and set the sent-mail, drafts and templates folders to point to the right folders. What is stored in the file system is less than what is showing in KMail. Databaes Bookmarks Digg del.

Learn how your comment data is processed. During the last 7 months, as I attempted to get this problem fixed, many people on forums and mailing lists told me that KDE was bloated and it was unstable. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of new posts by email. I figured it would be easiest to just extract the data from the binary files. Can someone tell me how to do this please?


The initial import might be slow and could use a lot of memory, especially if you have folders with a large amount of mail. Check also that your Favorite Folders are the ones you have chosen before.

Extracting Data from Akonadi (Kontact) | Guy Rutenberg

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. This will enable using SQLite as a backend and serving multiple clients. You might already see a Local folder resource. So you end up with MySQL to serve a single user on a desktop machine.

If you have multiple Local Folders set up, on the Advanced tab, choose the destination folder where the newly downloaded mails are put. Shai, you raise a couple a good points.