Debian Bug report logs - #269038
kmail: "could not start process for newimap"

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Package: kmail; Maintainer for kmail is Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>; Source for kmail is src:kdepim.

Reported by: Carlos Galisteo <>

Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 13:33:02 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version 4:3.3.0-2

Done: Adeodato Simó <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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* Carlos Galisteo [Mon, 30 Aug 2004 15:29:09 +0200]:
> Package: kmail
> Version: 4:3.3.0-2
> Severity: important

> Kmail starts ok, but when it tries to check the IMAP server, it shows an
> error msg with text "could not start process for newimap".

  please install the recommended kdepim-kio-plugins package.

  p.s.: Daniel, can you provide a rationale for kde{pim,base}-kio-plugins
  being only recommended and not depended on?

Adeodato Simó
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