Re: akonadi / kmail / gmail
- Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:54:41 +0200
- From: Marek Kochanowicz <sirherrbatka@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: akonadi / kmail / gmail
What version of akonadi are you using? Recent does not say much.
Also, did you consider that changes on gmail side are the issue and not bugs
in akonadi? Google seems to like break authentication rather frequently.
> Recent versions of kmail / akonadi plays so badly with gmail that it is
> extremely irritating and the practical solution for me is restarting akonadi
> many times a day using akonadictl restart
> This is really annoying not least because spams my desktop three times with
> the following unwelcome message,
> "We're sorry, No such method 'agentName' in Interface
> 'org.freeedesktop.Akonadi.AgentManager' at objewct path..."
> and only after this message is dismissed three times I get any progress.
> Unless someone knows a magic cure for this problem, and it has been
> extensively reported in the akonadi bug section, what I would like is a
> nicer way to keep my email working.
> I can pkill akonadi_imap to restart akonadi_imap_resource which works
> nicely. It is quick, lightweight and silent and easily move to a cronjob,
> BUT, after three times akonadi_imap_resource will not restart and it is
> back to akonadictl restart.
> - If I could increase the limit of three times I can kill _impa_res before
> akonadi decides is duff and won't restart it that would be great.
> - If I could restart akonadi_imap_resource somehow that would be great.
> - If akonadictl could simply restart one component (imap_resource) that
> would be great.
> - If akonadictl could be persuaded not to spam up my desktop with this
> nonsensical error message that would be great.
> - If you have suggestions for another way around the akonadi / gmail bug
> that would be great.
> - If you know if clementine or another kmail replacement is around that
> would be great.
> - If you know how I can get thunderbird to dock nicely, announce new emails
> and not quit when I press the X button that would be great.
> Basically _anything_ to get my email working as it should be.
> Akoanadi is the bane of my computing life and trying to get bugs fixed is,
> well pointless. I hope someone is working on something better for the next
> version of kde!