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|[[Image:Kontact_presentation_small.jpg|thumb|265px]]|| '''Kontact is the integrated personal information manager of KDE.'''
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'''Kontact''' is the integrated Personal Information Manager of KDE, but can be used with other systems as well.
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It supports email, address books, calendars, tasks, news feeds and much more.</translate>'''
 
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The Kontact suite is the powerful PIM solution of KDE. It lets you handle email, agenda, contacts and other 'personal' data together in one place by delivering innovations to help you manage your communications more easily, organize your work faster and work together more closely, resulting in more productivity and efficiency in digital collaboration.
  
Kontact suite unites mature and proven KDE PIM applications under one roof. Thanks to the powerful KParts technology, existing applications are seamlessly integrated into one.
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Documentation for Kontact is [https://docs.kde.org/stable/en/kdepim/kontact/index.html also available].
  
The components of KDE Kontact are tailored to work well with each other. This results in features like intuitive drag-and-drop between appointment handling, task lists and contacts. KDE Kontact supports various groupware servers. When using these servers your workgroup has access to features like shared email folders, group task lists, calendar sharing, central addressbooks and meeting scheduling.
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== Components == <!--T:5-->
  
In short: KDE Kontact delivers innovations to help you manage your communications more easily, organize your work faster and work together more closely, resulting in more productivity and efficiency in digital collaboration.
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KDE Kontact supports various groupware servers. When using these servers your workgroup has access to features like shared email folders, group task lists, calendar sharing, central address books and meeting scheduling.
  
== Components ==
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These programs can be integrated into Kontact:
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Kontact consists of the Kontact PIM back end and the graphical applications connecting to the back end. Special 'agents' (say a facebook agent) are employed to get new data in and merge it in the existing data set (for example contacts, news). Due to the clean infrastructure new agents are easy to develop.
* [[Akregator]] - Read your favorite feeds
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* [[KAddressBook]] - Manage your contacts
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* [[KJots]] - Your ideas organised in a Notebook
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* [[KMail]] - Mail client
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* [[KNode]] - Your usenet mail reader
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* [[KNotes]] - Sticky notes for your Desktop
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* [[KOrganizer]] - Calendar and scheduling, Journal
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* [[Ktimetracker]] - Track how much time you spend on various tasks
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* [[Summary]] - Summary screen in Kontact
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These programs together form Kontact:
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Akregator|Akregator]] - Read your favorite feeds
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* [[Special:myLanguage/KAddressBook/index|KAddressBook]] - Manage your contacts
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* [[Special:myLanguage/KMail|KMail]] - Mail client
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* [[Special:myLanguage/KNotes|KNotes]] - Sticky notes for your Desktop
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* [[Special:myLanguage/KOrganizer|KOrganizer]] - Calendar and scheduling, Journal
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Summary|Summary]] - Summary screen in Kontact
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* [[Special:myLanguage/KJots|KJots]] - Your ideas organised in a Notebook
  
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==Where to get help== <!--T:9-->
  
== See also ==
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* [[Tutorials/Kontact]]
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:: * How to send SMS using Kontact
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==Where to get help==
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There is a mailing list at
 
There is a mailing list at
  
::* '''kdepim-users''' - for users of the KDE PIM applications (Kontact, KAddressBook, KMail, KOrganizer, KNode, ...) [[https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kdepim-users subscribe to kdepim-users]] [[http://lists.kde.org/?l=kdepim-users&r=1&w=2 archive of kdepim-users]].   A team of developers and user aim to give answers as quickly as possible.
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* '''kdepim-users''' - for users of the KDE PIM applications (Kontact, KAddressBook, KMail, KOrganizer, ...) [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kdepim-users subscribe to kdepim-users] [http://lists.kde.org/?l=kdepim-users&r=1&w=2 archive of kdepim-users]. A team of developers and users aim to give answers as quickly as possible
  
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and for urgent help, an IRC channel on Freenode
 
and for urgent help, an IRC channel on Freenode
  
::For users and developers of Kontact - #kontact
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*for users and developers of Kontact - #kontact
==FAQ, Hints and Tips==
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===Migrating your setup to a new distro===
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In Kmail, right click on
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your Inbox and choose Properties. Go the Maintenance Tab. Have a look at the
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Location. It has either .kde4 or .kde in the path.
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Substitute the appropriate path below.
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You need the following config files:
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.kde4/share/config/emaildefaults
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.kde4/share/config/emailidentities
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.kde4/share/config/kmail.eventsrc
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.kde4/share/config/kmailrc
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.kde4/share/config/kaddressbookrc
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.kde4/share/config/kresources/contact
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.kde4/share/config/korgacrc
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.kde4/share/config/korganizerrc
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.kde4/share/config/knotesrc
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and the following directories:
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.kde4/share/apps/kmail
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.kde4/share/apps/kabc
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.kde4/share/apps/korganizer
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.kde4/share/apps/knotes
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If you use Akregator within Kontact, you will also need:
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.kde4/share/config/akregator.eventsrc
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.kde4/share/config/akregatorrc
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.kde4/share/config/kopete.eventsrc
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.kde4/share/config/mailtransports
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and the whole .kde4/share/apps/akregator directory.
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Of course the simplest way is just to keep your whole $home directory. :-)
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Just a word of warning. If the directory naming is different between Desktops
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or between the two versions of Fedora, this will not work as there are
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[[Category:Office]]
references to the directories within the config files. This means that if the
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files were in a .kde directory, you cannot just put them in a .kde4 directory
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without editing the references within the config files.
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Kontact is the integrated Personal Information Manager of KDE, but can be used with other systems as well.

It supports email, address books, calendars, tasks, news feeds and much more.

The Kontact suite is the powerful PIM solution of KDE. It lets you handle email, agenda, contacts and other 'personal' data together in one place by delivering innovations to help you manage your communications more easily, organize your work faster and work together more closely, resulting in more productivity and efficiency in digital collaboration.

Documentation for Kontact is also available.

Components

KDE Kontact supports various groupware servers. When using these servers your workgroup has access to features like shared email folders, group task lists, calendar sharing, central address books and meeting scheduling.

Kontact consists of the Kontact PIM back end and the graphical applications connecting to the back end. Special 'agents' (say a facebook agent) are employed to get new data in and merge it in the existing data set (for example contacts, news). Due to the clean infrastructure new agents are easy to develop.

These programs together form Kontact:

Where to get help

There is a mailing list at

and for urgent help, an IRC channel on Freenode

  • for users and developers of Kontact - #kontact

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