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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 "d02bc62af34c4d1b0c1f6cfb4efff8db">
10 <!ENTITY balsa-size "4.1 MB">
11 <!ENTITY balsa-buildsize "72 MB">
12 <!ENTITY balsa-time "0.4 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 &lfs82_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">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
60 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
61 <listitem>
62 <para>Required patch: <ulink url="&patch-root;/balsa-&balsa-version;-openssl-1.1.0-1.patch"/></para>
63 </listitem>
64 </itemizedlist>
65
66 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Balsa Dependencies</bridgehead>
67
68 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
69 <para role="required">
70 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
71 <xref linkend="enchant"/>,
72 <xref linkend="gmime"/>,
73 <xref linkend="libesmtp"/>, and
74 <xref linkend="rarian"/>
75 </para>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
78 <para role="recommended">
79 <xref linkend="pcre"/>
80 </para>
81
82 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
83 <para role="optional">
84 <xref linkend="compface"/>,
85 <xref linkend="gtksourceview"/>,
86 <xref linkend="libnotify"/>,
87 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
88 <xref linkend="server-mail"/> (that provides a
89 <command>sendmail</command> command, note that it is only used if you
90 didn't install the required <application>libESMTP</application>
91 package),
92 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
93 <xref linkend="sqlite"/>,
94 <xref linkend="webkitgtk"/>,
95 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/yelp-tools/">yelp-tools</ulink>, and
96 <ulink url="https://pypi.python.org/pypi/html2text/">python-html2text</ulink>
97 </para>
98
99 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional to Build S/MIME Support</bridgehead>
100 <para role="optional">
101 <xref linkend='gpgme'/>
102 </para>
103
104 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
105 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/balsa"/></para>
106
107 </sect2>
108
109 <sect2 role="installation">
110 <title>Installation of Balsa</title>
111
112 <para>Fix a build issue with openssl:</para>
113
114<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../balsa-&balsa-version;-openssl-1.1.0-1.patch</userinput></screen>
115
116 <para>Install <application>Balsa</application> by running the following
117 commands:</para>
118
119<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
120 --sysconfdir=/etc \
121 --localstatedir=/var/lib \
122 --without-html-widget \
123 --without-libnotify &amp;&amp;
124make</userinput></screen>
125
126 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
127
128 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
129
130<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
131
132 </sect2>
133
134 <sect2 role="commands">
135 <title>Command Explanations</title>
136
137<!-- Removed from 2.5.3
138 <para><parameter>- -with-rubrica</parameter>: This parameter is used
139 to provide Rubrica2 address book support.</para>
140-->
141
142 <para><option>--enable-smime</option>: Use this option to enable S/MIME
143 support if <application>GnuPG-2.x.x</application> is installed.</para>
144
145 <para><option>--with-canberra</option>: Enable libcanbera support.</para>
146
147 <para><option>--with-compface</option>: Enable compface support.</para>
148
149 <para><option>--witg-gcr</option>: Use libgcr for TLS support.</para>
150
151 <para><option>--with-gss</option>: Enable GSSAPI support.</para>
152
153 <para><option>--with-ldap</option>: Use this option to enable LDAP address
154 book support if <application>OpenLDAP</application> is installed.</para>
155
156 <para><option>--with-libsecret</option>: Enable strong password
157 support.</para>
158
159 <para><option>--with-gpgme</option>: Use this option to enable GPG support
160 if <quote><application>GnuPG</application> Made Easy</quote>
161 (<application>GPGME</application>) is installed.</para>
162
163 <para><option>-with-html-widget</option>: enable the html renderer (remove
164 <parameter>--without-html-widget</parameter>).</para>
165
166 <para><option>--with-sqlite</option>: Use this option to enable SQLite
167 address book support if <application>SQLite</application> is
168 installed.</para>
169
170 </sect2>
171
172 <sect2 role="configuration">
173 <title>Configuring Balsa</title>
174
175 <sect3>
176 <title>Configuration Information</title>
177
178 <para>All configuration of <application>Balsa</application> is done
179 through the <application>Balsa</application> menu system, with mailbox
180 configuration done with the Settings&mdash;&gt;Preferences menu.</para>
181
182 <para>If you are unable to connect to your ISP, they probably don't
183 support APOP. Disable it in Settings/Preferences/POP3/advanced.</para>
184
185 <para>If you enable filters for your incoming POP3 mail, you must have
186 <xref linkend="procmail"/> installed, as the incoming mail will be
187 handed off to <command>procmail</command> for processing.</para>
188
189 </sect3>
190
191 </sect2>
192
193 <sect2 role="content">
194 <title>Contents</title>
195
196 <segmentedlist>
197 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
198 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
199 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
200
201 <seglistitem>
202 <seg>balsa and balsa-ab</seg>
203 <seg>None</seg>
204 <seg>/etc/sounds/events,
205 /usr/share/balsa,
206 and /usr/share/sounds/balsa</seg>
207 </seglistitem>
208 </segmentedlist>
209
210 <variablelist>
211 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
212 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
213 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
214
215 <varlistentry id="balsa-prog">
216 <term><command>balsa</command></term>
217 <listitem>
218 <para>
219 is a glib based mail client.
220 </para>
221 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-prog">
222 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa</primary>
223 </indexterm>
224 </listitem>
225 </varlistentry>
226
227 <varlistentry id="balsa-ab">
228 <term><command>balsa-ab</command></term>
229 <listitem>
230 <para>
231 is the address-book application used by <command>balsa</command>.
232 </para>
233 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-ab">
234 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa-ab</primary>
235 </indexterm>
236 </listitem>
237 </varlistentry>
238
239 </variablelist>
240
241 </sect2>
242
243</sect1>
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