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 you can really use KMail, you must
configure it so it can 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,
Composer, Security, and
Folders. To begin sending and receiving messages
you will have to change the settings in the
Identities and Network
tabs. Have your email information from your service provider or
administrator handy so that you can fill in the required information to
begin using KMail. For additional
information, refer to the KMail user manual
( => ) or visit
KMail's homepage at http://kmail.kde.org.
Figure A-15. KMail Main Screen
Once you have your email settings configured, you can begin sending
and receiving email. 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:
Figure A-16. 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 toolbar: .