[lug] Exchange Alternative

Hugh Brown hugh at vecna.com
Tue Feb 12 08:44:55 MST 2002

instead of killall there is a nice little utility called killev that
will get all the things you need to nuke.

I have had a problem with it becoming unresponsive if my dialup
connection drops, otherwise it is fast enough that I can do IMAPS over a
dial up link.  Netscape wasn't.


On Tue, 2002-02-12 at 00:03, Tony Dyson wrote:
> I've been using Evolution on 2 systems for a couple of months now & its
> become my favorite IMAP mail client. I find it faster than Netscape or
> Mozilla, & it doesn't choke on large mailboxes. The online installation
> on my & 3 other RH 7.2 systems I know of was trouble free. I've heard RH
> 7.1 setups can be tricky.
> The company runs Exchange 5.5, for which a "connector" is promised @
> mid-year. I'm assuming (hoping) this will enable link-up to Exchange
> calendaring data. Without this piece, Evolution isn't a viable Outlook
> substitute in a meeting-centric organization.
> I'd also suggest it isn't yet ready for general use. On my systems it
> occasionally locks-up & "killall" is required. It also sometimes throws
> an error starting up after Ximian's "Red Carpet" update has been run.
> Evelyn Mitchell wrote:
> > 
> > I haven't tried Evolution yet, but it's supposed to be quite good.

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