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Distribution: openSuSE 42.1_64-KDE, Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17.2
I'm using the version coming with SuSE 9.0 pro (I think that's about the same -- at least it's not old).
Okay, I set up the connection, IMAP for receiving and SMTP for sending mail, as required by my provider. When I checked the first time for new mail, Kmail copied the folders from my provider and the "re" or subject matter of the mails in them. When I click on a mail it loads the body.
But: I want to be able to load the bodies (plural!) of selected mails (and sometimes also the attachments) for offline reading on my machine (I use a modem connection...). Thus I need a way to mark a selection of mails and to issue a "load them" command -- and the documentation has a roaring silence for that topic.
Same goes for deleting on the server of my provider (without reading the bodies of e.g. obvious advertising etc.): here I need a way to mark a selection of mails and to issue a "delete them now" command.
HOW do I do that? As I understand it, this should be the advantage of an IMAP connection. Any help or hints will be greatly appreciated .
Sending doesn't work at all, I'll have to test more to find out why the connections were refused there...