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Re: I HATE Evolution ! Thunderbird ?

On Monday 09 June 2008 19:56:51 Dan Thurman wrote:
> 2) I have tried Kmail and again, it has it's own set of problems,
>     one involving threads, 

Such as?

>     and it is SLOW depending on your MB. 

The only time I've seen it slow is on this laptop, a 700MHz + 256MB RAM setup.  
On any 'normal' system it isn't slow.

>     I am using an Intel dual-proc Core-Duo w/2GB ram and it is slow
>     only because it needs to sync and process each email messages
>     if you enable thread support.  It seems faster without threading
>     enabled. By threading, I mean email threading.  I LOVE the versatility
>     of configuring the Fonts for each gui panes.  Very nice.  This is my
>     current email client. As with Thunderbird, when you click on a folder,
>     it is at this point where synchronization to the server gets updated
> and you have to wait until it is finished - the CPU hits hard, slowing
> things down, so you are somewhat forced to wait before beginning the next
> step.  I wish that this process is done automatically, is niced, and
> happens transparently, but it is what it is.

From your description I'd gamble that you are using mbox files.  Try creating 
a maildir folder to match each existint folder and move your messages across.  
Your speed problems will almost certainly disappear.


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