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Old 03-07-2008, 12:45 PM   #1
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kmail question

I have kmail on both my laptop and desktop because during the week I am not home to use my desktop, but then on the weekends I exclusively use my desktop. Because of this when I check my email on fridays on my desktop it redownloads all the messages from the whole week that i have already read on my laptop.

Is there a way to keep messages still on the server while also not letting the client redownload already read messages it has not seen? Is there a way to tell kmail to download only unread messages because I cannot find it.
Old 03-07-2008, 02:22 PM   #2
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I suspect your using POP3 to receive email. If your email server supports it, IMAP would probably be a better choice when pulling mail from one account between a laptop and desktop.
Old 03-08-2008, 02:50 AM   #3
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it seems my school does not
Old 03-08-2008, 08:51 AM   #4
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Why do you want to leave messages that you have already read on the server?


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