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Re: Sylpheed-Claws



Hello Thufir,


On Wed, 04 Oct 2006 20:02:39 +0100 Thufir <hawat thufir gmail com> wrote:

> 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!

Hehe no problem, my own reply came nearly one month after your previous one.


> Yes, sylpheed claws works fine, but I prefer, so far, to use pan for nntp
> (like this list/group).

I see. Is that because you were used to pan before trying Sylpheed-Claws?
Otherwise, would you detail a bit more your comparison of both products with
regards to NNTP features? Do you use Sylpheed-Claws of email like POP or IMAP?


Regards,

-- 
wwp

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