On Samstag, 14. April 2018 16:01:33 CEST cr wrote: > I currently have Kmail on my server, with thousands of messages in Maildir > format on a separate partition (which simplifies migration/upgrading). > They're sorted into many subfolders such as 'cars', 'accounts', 'kde' etc. > > I typically ssh into the server from whichever laptop I'm using and run > Kmail on the server via ssh, which avoids any syncing issues. However > this does mean my server is running for hours just for emails, which costs > power. > > I'm considering running kmail on a laptop and syncing every few days by > copying the new emails to the server's partition using 'cp' or Nautilus or > similar to copy recursively only new mailfiles. Can anyone confirm if this > will work? Is there a better way to sync?
I would suggest looking at rsync over ssh. Cheers, Kevin -- Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer KDE user support, developer mentoring
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