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:
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 https://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
Figure A-17. KMail New Email Message
Once you have composed a message and entered an email
address to send the email to, click Send in
the toolbar: .