How to Backup Kontact

For many reasons you may need to backup Kmail and other assorted
applications within Kontact. This short tutorial will explain how to
perform this.

The following directories for e-mails need to be copied to a safe
location (compress and or archive them if you wish, just stay organized)

for emails, you have to back two folders and one file:

/home/username/.Mail or it may be /home/username/.mail
/home/username/.kde/share/apps/kmail
/home/username/.kde/share/config/kmailrc

for kadressbook the directory to backup is /home/username/.kde/share/apps/kadress

Be sure to place these files back in their appropriate folders when the time is ready.

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