Aside: Re: [lug] Evolution

Hugh Brown hugh at
Wed Feb 5 12:00:52 MST 2003

On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 11:07, The Matt wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-02-04 at 15:52, Nate Duehr wrote:
> > A lot of people didn't realize that there was a script to kill off all
> > Evolution-related stuff... "killev" installed with Evolution.  Probably has
> > some "sane" order it kills things in (I assume) as it goes through things.
> > It gets a workout on my box that has the older version of Ev on it.
> Yes, and boy have I used it.  My original lockup post is actually about
> killing one process.  Next time there is a lockup that occurs while
> reading your mail (or retrieving from IMAP), try a "ps -ef | grep ev"
> and I bet you'll see more than one evolution-mail process.  Kill the one
> with the lowest PID who doesn't have a PPID of 1, and evolution will
> come to life.  If the summary seems to lockup, kill the extra
> evolution-executive-summary process.

I have always been too lazy.  If it locks up, I just close it, wait 4 or
5 seconds and then it gets killev.

> But, as I said, 1.2.1 seems to have cured both of these bugs.

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