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Last change on this file since 87068b5 was 87068b5, checked in by Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>, 8 years ago

Move deprecated gnome packages and gnucash to the archive.

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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 "8b592b128521338ae3e108c363e178af">
10 <!ENTITY balsa-size "3.9 MB">
11 <!ENTITY balsa-buildsize "69 MB">
12 <!ENTITY balsa-time "0.6 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>The <application>Balsa</application> package contains a
33 <application>GNOME</application>-2 based mail client.</para>
34
35 &lfs72_checked;
36
37 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
38 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
39 <listitem>
40 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&balsa-download-http;"/></para>
41 </listitem>
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&balsa-download-ftp;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download MD5 sum: &balsa-md5sum;</para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download size: &balsa-size;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Estimated disk space required: &balsa-buildsize;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated build time: &balsa-time;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 </itemizedlist>
58
59 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Balsa Dependencies</bridgehead>
60
61 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
62 <para role="required">
63 <xref linkend="rarian"/>,
64 <xref linkend="gmime"/>, and
65 <xref linkend="aspell"/> or
66 <ulink url="http://gtkspell.sourceforge.net/">GtkSpell</ulink>
67 (<application>GtkSpell</application> provides on-the-fly as you type
68 spell checking)
69 </para>
70
71 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
72 <para role="recommended">
73 <xref linkend="libesmtp"/> (required for outgoing SMTP service) and
74 <xref linkend="pcre"/>
75 </para>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
78 <para role="optional">
79 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/gtkhtml/">GtkHTML</ulink>,
80 <xref linkend="gtksourceview"/>,
81 <xref linkend="openssl"/>,
82 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
83 <xref linkend="compface"/>,
84 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
85 <xref linkend="libnotify"/>,
86 <xref linkend="sqlite"/>, and and
87 <xref linkend="server-mail"/> (that provides a
88 <command>sendmail</command> command, note that it is only used if you
89 didn't install the recommended <application>libESMTP</application>
90 package)
91 </para>
92
93 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional to Build S/MIME Support</bridgehead>
94 <para role="optional">
95 <xref linkend='gpgme'/>
96 </para>
97
98 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
99 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/balsa"/></para>
100
101 </sect2>
102
103 <sect2 role="installation">
104 <title>Installation of Balsa</title>
105
106 <para>Install <application>Balsa</application> by running the following
107 commands:</para>
108
109<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
110 --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome \
111 --localstatedir=/var/lib \
112 --with-rubrica \
113 --without-html-widget \
114 --without-esmtp \
115 --without-libnotify \
116 --without-nm \
117 --without-gtkspell \
118 ENABLE_SK_FALSE='#' &amp;&amp;
119make</userinput></screen>
120
121 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
122
123 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
124
125<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
126
127 </sect2>
128
129 <sect2 role="commands">
130 <title>Command Explanations</title>
131
132 <para><parameter>--with-rubrica</parameter>: This parameter is used
133 to provide Rubrica2 address book support.</para>
134
135 <para><option>--without-esmtp</option>: Use this parameter if
136 you don't have <application>libESMTP</application> installed.</para>
137
138 <para><option>--with-ssl</option>: Use this option to enable SSL support if
139 <application>OpenSSL</application> is installed.</para>
140
141 <para><option>--with-ldap</option>: Use this option to enable LDAP address
142 book support if <application>OpenLDAP</application> is installed.</para>
143
144 <para><option>--with-sqlite</option>: Use this option to enable SQLite
145 address book support if <application>SQLite</application> is
146 installed.</para>
147
148 <para><option>--with-gpgme</option>: Use this option to enable GPG support
149 if <quote><application>GnuPG</application> Made Easy</quote>
150 (<application>GPGME</application>) is installed.</para>
151
152 <para><option>--enable-smime</option>: Use this option to enable S/MIME
153 support if <application>GnuPG-2.x.x</application> is installed.</para>
154
155 <para><option>ENABLE_SK_FALSE='#'</option>: This option bypasses an
156 error in the configure code.</para>
157
158 </sect2>
159
160 <sect2 role="configuration">
161 <title>Configuring Balsa</title>
162
163 <sect3>
164 <title>Configuration Information</title>
165
166 <para>All configuration of <application>Balsa</application> is done
167 through the <application>Balsa</application> menu system, with mailbox
168 configuration done with the Settings&mdash;&gt;Preferences menu.</para>
169
170 <para>If you are unable to connect to your ISP, they probably don't
171 support APOP. Disable it in Settings/Preferences/POP3/advanced.</para>
172
173 <para>If you enable filters for your incoming POP3 mail, you must have
174 <xref linkend="procmail"/> installed, as the incoming mail will be
175 handed off to <command>procmail</command> for processing.</para>
176
177 </sect3>
178
179 </sect2>
180
181 <sect2 role="content">
182 <title>Contents</title>
183
184 <segmentedlist>
185 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
186 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
187 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
188
189 <seglistitem>
190 <seg>balsa and balsa-ab</seg>
191 <seg>None</seg>
192 <seg>The following subdirectories of
193 <envar>$GNOME_PREFIX</envar>/share/:
194 {gnome/help, omf, sounds}/balsa</seg>
195 </seglistitem>
196 </segmentedlist>
197
198 <variablelist>
199 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
200 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
201 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
202
203 <varlistentry id="balsa-prog">
204 <term><command>balsa</command></term>
205 <listitem>
206 <para>is a <application>GNOME</application>-2 based mail
207 client.</para>
208 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-prog">
209 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa</primary>
210 </indexterm>
211 </listitem>
212 </varlistentry>
213
214 </variablelist>
215
216 </sect2>
217
218</sect1>
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