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Re: Sylpheed-Claws



On Mon, 02 Oct 2006 22:44:34 +0200, wwp wrote:

> 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


Pardon the delay in responding!   Yes, sylpheed claws works fine, but I
prefer, so far, to use pan for nntp (like this list/group).


-Thufir



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