KMail is an email tool for KDE. It
has an intuitive graphical interface similar to Evolution that allows you to send and receive
email using a graphical interface. To open KMail, click on the => => .
Before using KMail, you must
configure it to send and receive mail. To run the configuration
tool, select Settings from the KMail toolbar, and click on .
The Configure Mail Client window
consists of the following sections: Identities, Network,
Appearance, Composer, Security, and
Folders. To begin sending and receiving
messages, you must change the settings in the Identities and Network tabs.
Have your email information from your service provider or
administrator handy to fill in the required information. For
additional information, refer to the KMail user manual (
=> ) or visit KMail's homepage at http://kmail.kde.org.
Figure A-16. KMail Main Screen
Once you have configured the email settings, begin sending and
receiving email by clicking on the Get Mail
icon in the upper left of the screen. The folders on the left side
of the KMail screen allow you to view
emails you have received, emails ready to be sent, emails you have
sent, and more.
To compose a mail, click on the new message icon in the tool
bar: . A new message window
opens with a blank email template.
Figure A-17. KMail New Email Message Screen
Once you have composed a message and entered an email address to
send the email to, click Send in the