With Kontact you can manage POP, IMAP... AND all the information in your online email accounts (like GMail). You can centralize everything in one powerful application because Kontact supports it all: email, contact information, calendars, tasks, and more.
And from the tech perspective it seems to me, when trying to fix the problem with akondi console, that it probably is a security (data loss) and privacy nightmare as well.
It stores personal data in a database most users do not know about, what may cause privacy problems.
And I have the impression, that problems with akonadi could cause corrupt data to be synced back on the server, like accidentally deleting calendar entries when trying to reset the caldav sync.
The last part is rather an impression, because I do not really know the interna.
Do not misunderstand me, I am a KDE user myself and I really like many things in KDE. But akonadi and nepomuk never worked as they should on my systems.
@allo Ok, I see. Do you know what the solution will be like under Plasma Mobile? You won't run a mysql db there I think.
@letterus I do not know, but maybe it still uses mysql. As far as I know, the sqlite backend is considered instable and you should not use it.
On my #Tumbleweed “canary” computer Akonadi is currently refusing to start, even with a new profile.
@kde I really wanted to like it badly. I even thought it had the best UI out of Kontact, Thunderbird and Evolution. Much to like... But it's just so flaky.
I've tried Kmail a few weeks ago, but I couldn't set up Gmail.
Is this fixed? Thank you very much!! 😁😁
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