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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:13 pm    Post subject: Kontact "upgrade" woes...failed to fetch resource Reply with quote

yep...I was trying to keep KDE stable, then began getting blocking errors on updates, so I decided to give in and update...

Now I have this error:
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The Email program encountered a fatal error and will terminate now.
The error was:
Failed to fetch the resource collection.

I found some posts, but I'm not sure if this one will delete my folders (or if it will even work)...
http://www.thepowerbase.com/2012/01/kmail-2-fix-failed-to-fetch-the-resource-collection-error-and-get-on-with-life/
...should I post more info so I can solve this?
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

the method the link suggests should not delete any mail

but if you're going to try it I'd have good backups :wink:
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

well, it all seemed to work quite well...the only difference was that I had to change things from my
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.kde4

folder and not
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.kde

folder

now I have a much bigger problem...the old 'Retrieving Folder Contents' hanging forever and ever...

any ideas for that?
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