Open Source: My Migration from Kontact to Evolution

Posted by eracc on Sep 30, 2010 12:06 PM EDT
The ERACC Web Log; By Gene Alexander
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I will say again, for the record, I am not a fan of bloated GUI desktops like KDE and GNOME. I am a GUI minimalist and use the fluxbox window manager for my “GUI desktop”. However, I do like some of the applications that are available for both KDE and GNOME. For a long time now I have been using Kmail and then Kontact with Kmail for my e-mail needs. With Kontact/Kmail I have saved a few thousand messages in Maildir format going back several years, have dozens of contacts both personal and professional, and over 200 filters to keep messages organized. I have been pleased with Kontact/Kmail … until now.

... I have been pleased with Kontact/Kmail … until now. ... Why leave Kontact? After upgrading my Linux distribution and all the applications for same, my Kmail address book is not working correctly. ...

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