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Re: Sylpheed-Claws



Hello Thufir,


On Sat, 09 Sep 2006 21:02:45 +0100 Thufir <hawat thufir gmail com> wrote:

> On Fri, 01 Sep 2006 14:01:00 +0200, wwp wrote:
> 
> > Hello THUFIR,
> > 
> > 
> > On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 20:53:22 +0100 "THUFIR HAWAT"
> > <hawat thufir gmail com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Last time I tried installing <http://claws.sylpheed.org/downloads.php>
> >> from the devel yum repo, it screwed up X windows.
> >> 
> >> I've downloaded the RPM from
> >> <http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/development/i386/>
> >> and plan to do a local install via yum of this RPM.  Is this the
> >> safest way to install risky packages?
> > 
> > Well, what do you call 'risky' packages? FYI, Sylpheed-Claws is not known
> > to be unstable, whatever you install it from the FC packages or from the
> > sources.
> > 
> > More about your concern:
> > 
> > - what Fedora Core is yours?
> > 
> > -  what did you install actually from claws.sylpheed.org? 'cause the
> > download pages points to the FC5 extras RPMs as well as to some
> > unofficial ones. Knowing the extra location and package name would help.
> > 
> > - how did you crash Sylpheed-Claws, just starting it?
> > 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > -- 
> > wwp
> 
> 
> IIRC X Windows wouldn't start, which I attributed to installing
> sylpheed-claws.

That can't be related.


> Even after using Yum to remove X Windows, then
> re-installing, X Windows failed to install via yum.  Presumably
> Sylpheed-claws worked fine, but some weirdness with X Windows there.
> 
> Wheras, using the GUI, it went smoothly. ?

Did you finally get rid of your problems? Tried Sylpheed-Claws again?


Regards,

-- 
wwp

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