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Last change on this file since 3d9b01d was 3d9b01d, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 19 months ago

Update to balsa-2.5.11
Update to gnumeric-1.12.47
Update to goffice-0.10.47
Update to dovecot-2.3.10.1 (security update)
mlt: external URL fix
plasma-all: external URL fix
gwenview: Use the proper syntax for the KF5Kipi download link (moved to release-service)
wv: Formatting fix - add a space in the empty FTP URL so that it gets stripped while rendering.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY balsa-download-http "http://pawsa.fedorapeople.org/balsa/balsa-&balsa-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY balsa-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY balsa-md5sum "4cf4144f95e86de5aebcd33dc3a003e6">
10 <!ENTITY balsa-size "4.3 MB">
11 <!ENTITY balsa-buildsize "80 MB">
12 <!ENTITY balsa-time "0.5 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="balsa" xreflabel="Balsa-&balsa-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="balsa.html" ?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Balsa-&balsa-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="balsa">
26 <primary sortas="a-Balsa">Balsa</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Balsa</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>Balsa</application> package contains a
34 <application>GNOME</application>-2 based mail client.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs91_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&balsa-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&balsa-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &balsa-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &balsa-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &balsa-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &balsa-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Balsa Dependencies</bridgehead>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
76 <para role="required">
77 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
78 <xref linkend="enchant"/>,
79 <xref linkend="gmime"/>,
80 <xref linkend="gpgme"/>,
81 <xref linkend="gtk3"/>,and
82 <xref linkend="rarian"/>
83 </para>
84
85 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required (Runtime)</bridgehead>
86 <para role="required">
87 <xref role="runtime" linkend="server-mail"/> (that provides a
88 <command>sendmail</command> command)
89 </para>
90
91 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
92 <para role="recommended">
93 <xref linkend="pcre"/>
94 </para>
95
96 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
97 <para role="optional">
98 <xref linkend="compface"/>,
99 <xref linkend="gcr"/>,
100 <xref linkend="gtksourceview"/>,
101 <xref linkend="libcanberra"/>,
102 <xref linkend="libnotify"/>,
103 <xref linkend="libsecret"/>,
104 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
105 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
106 <xref linkend="procmail"/>,
107 <xref linkend="sqlite"/>,
108 <xref linkend="webkitgtk"/>,
109 <ulink url="https://pypi.python.org/pypi/html2text/">html2text</ulink>,
110 <ulink url="http://clayo.org/osmo/">osmo</ulink>,
111 <ulink url="https://sourceforge.net/projects/rubrica.berlios/">rubrica</ulink>,
112 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/yelp-tools/">yelp-tools</ulink>
113 </para>
114
115 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
116 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/balsa"/></para>
117
118 </sect2>
119
120 <sect2 role="installation">
121 <title>Installation of Balsa</title>
122
123 <para>
124 Install <application>Balsa</application> by running the following
125 commands:
126 </para>
127
128<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
129 --sysconfdir=/etc \
130 --localstatedir=/var/lib \
131 --without-html-widget \
132 --without-libnotify &amp;&amp;
133make</userinput></screen>
134
135 <para>
136 This package does not come with a test suite.
137 </para>
138
139 <para>
140 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
141 </para>
142
143<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
144
145 </sect2>
146
147 <sect2 role="commands">
148 <title>Command Explanations</title>
149
150 <!-- Support has been added for this, but the option is still unrecognized.
151 <para>
152 <parameter>- -with-rubrica</parameter>: This parameter is used
153 to provide Rubrica2 address book support.
154 </para>
155 -->
156
157 <!-- configure says this is an invalid option with 2.5.11
158 <para>
159 <option>- -enable-smime</option>: Use this option to enable S/MIME
160 support if <application>GnuPG-2.x.x</application> is installed.
161 </para>
162 -->
163
164 <para>
165 <parameter>--without-html-widget</parameter>: This option disables
166 building the HTML renderer. If you want the HTML renderer to be built,
167 verify that you have <xref linkend="webkitgtk"/> installed, and then
168 remove this option.
169 </para>
170
171 <para>
172 <option>--with-canberra</option>: Enable libcanberra support.
173 </para>
174
175 <para>
176 <option>--with-compface</option>: Enable compface support.
177 </para>
178
179 <para>
180 <option>--with-gcr</option>: Use libgcr for TLS support.
181 </para>
182
183 <para>
184 <option>--with-gss</option>: Enable GSSAPI support.
185 </para>
186
187 <para>
188 <option>--with-ldap</option>: Use this option to enable LDAP address
189 book support if <application>OpenLDAP</application> is installed.
190 </para>
191
192 <para>
193 <option>--with-libsecret</option>: Enable strong password
194 support and support for gnome-keyring to store passwords.
195 </para>
196
197 <!-- configure says this is an invalid option with 2.5.11
198 <para>
199 <option>- -with-gpgme</option>: Use this option to enable GPG support
200 if <quote><application>GnuPG</application> Made Easy</quote>
201 (<application>GPGME</application>) is installed.
202 </para>
203 -->
204
205 <para>
206 <option>--with-sqlite</option>: Use this option to enable SQLite
207 address book support if <application>SQLite</application> is
208 installed.
209 </para>
210
211 </sect2>
212
213<!-- All of this information is invalid. These options no longer exist since
214 Balsa was ported to GTK3.
215 <sect2 role="configuration">
216 <title>Configuring Balsa</title>
217
218 <sect3>
219 <title>Configuration Information</title>
220
221 <para>
222 All configuration of <application>Balsa</application> is done
223 through the <application>Balsa</application> menu system, with mailbox
224 configuration done with the Settings&mdash;&gt;Preferences menu.
225 </para>
226
227 <para>
228 If you are unable to connect to your ISP, they probably don't
229 support APOP. Disable it in Settings/Preferences/POP3/advanced.
230 </para>
231
232 <para>
233 If you enable filters for your incoming POP3 mail, you must have
234 <xref linkend="procmail"/> installed, as the incoming mail will be
235 handed off to <command>procmail</command> for processing.
236 </para>
237
238 </sect3>
239
240 </sect2>
241-->
242
243 <sect2 role="content">
244 <title>Contents</title>
245
246 <segmentedlist>
247 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
248 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
249 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
250
251 <seglistitem>
252 <seg>balsa and balsa-ab</seg>
253 <seg>None</seg>
254 <seg>/etc/sounds/events,
255 /usr/share/balsa,
256 and /usr/share/sounds/balsa</seg>
257 </seglistitem>
258 </segmentedlist>
259
260 <variablelist>
261 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
262 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
263 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
264
265 <varlistentry id="balsa-prog">
266 <term><command>balsa</command></term>
267 <listitem>
268 <para>
269 is a glib based mail client.
270 </para>
271 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-prog">
272 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa</primary>
273 </indexterm>
274 </listitem>
275 </varlistentry>
276
277 <varlistentry id="balsa-ab">
278 <term><command>balsa-ab</command></term>
279 <listitem>
280 <para>
281 is the address-book application used by <command>balsa</command>.
282 </para>
283 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-ab">
284 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa-ab</primary>
285 </indexterm>
286 </listitem>
287 </varlistentry>
288
289 </variablelist>
290
291 </sect2>
292
293</sect1>
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