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Upgrade to balsa-2.5.5.
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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 "0f6c7c6c85337e611fcf6da098d421df">
10 <!ENTITY balsa-size "4.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY balsa-buildsize "60 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">Balsa Dependencies</bridgehead>
60
61 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
62 <para role="required">
63 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
64 <xref linkend="enchant"/>,
65 <xref linkend="gmime"/>,
66 <xref linkend="libesmtp"/>, and
67 <xref linkend="rarian"/>
68 </para>
69
70 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
71 <para role="recommended">
72 <xref linkend="pcre"/>
73 </para>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
76 <para role="optional">
77 <xref linkend="compface"/>,
78 <xref linkend="gtksourceview"/>,
79 <xref linkend="libnotify"/>,
80 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
81 <xref linkend="server-mail"/> (that provides a
82 <command>sendmail</command> command, note that it is only used if you
83 didn't install the required <application>libESMTP</application>
84 package),
85 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
86 <xref linkend="sqlite"/>,
87 <xref linkend="webkitgtk"/>,
88 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/yelp-tools/">yelp-tools</ulink>, and
89 <ulink url="https://pypi.python.org/pypi/html2text/">python-html2text</ulink>
90 </para>
91
92 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional to Build S/MIME Support</bridgehead>
93 <para role="optional">
94 <xref linkend='gpgme'/>
95 </para>
96
97 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
98 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/balsa"/></para>
99
100 </sect2>
101
102 <sect2 role="installation">
103 <title>Installation of Balsa</title>
104
105 <para>Install <application>Balsa</application> by running the following
106 commands:</para>
107
108<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
109 --sysconfdir=/etc \
110 --localstatedir=/var/lib \
111 --without-html-widget \
112 --without-libnotify &amp;&amp;
113make</userinput></screen>
114
115 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
116
117 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
118
119<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
120
121 </sect2>
122
123 <sect2 role="commands">
124 <title>Command Explanations</title>
125
126<!-- Removed from 2.5.3
127 <para><parameter>- -with-rubrica</parameter>: This parameter is used
128 to provide Rubrica2 address book support.</para>
129-->
130
131 <para><option>--enable-smime</option>: Use this option to enable S/MIME
132 support if <application>GnuPG-2.x.x</application> is installed.</para>
133
134 <para><option>--with-canberra</option>: Enable libcanbera support.</para>
135
136 <para><option>--with-compface</option>: Enable compface support.</para>
137
138 <para><option>--witg-gcr</option>: Use libgcr for TLS support.</para>
139
140 <para><option>--with-gss</option>: Enable GSSAPI support.</para>
141
142 <para><option>--with-ldap</option>: Use this option to enable LDAP address
143 book support if <application>OpenLDAP</application> is installed.</para>
144
145 <para><option>--with-libsecret</option>: Enable strong password
146 support.</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>-with-html-widget</option>: enable the html renderer (remove
153 <parameter>--without-html-widget</parameter>).</para>
154
155 <para><option>--with-sqlite</option>: Use this option to enable SQLite
156 address book support if <application>SQLite</application> is
157 installed.</para>
158
159 </sect2>
160
161 <sect2 role="configuration">
162 <title>Configuring Balsa</title>
163
164 <sect3>
165 <title>Configuration Information</title>
166
167 <para>All configuration of <application>Balsa</application> is done
168 through the <application>Balsa</application> menu system, with mailbox
169 configuration done with the Settings&mdash;&gt;Preferences menu.</para>
170
171 <para>If you are unable to connect to your ISP, they probably don't
172 support APOP. Disable it in Settings/Preferences/POP3/advanced.</para>
173
174 <para>If you enable filters for your incoming POP3 mail, you must have
175 <xref linkend="procmail"/> installed, as the incoming mail will be
176 handed off to <command>procmail</command> for processing.</para>
177
178 </sect3>
179
180 </sect2>
181
182 <sect2 role="content">
183 <title>Contents</title>
184
185 <segmentedlist>
186 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
187 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
188 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
189
190 <seglistitem>
191 <seg>balsa and balsa-ab</seg>
192 <seg>None</seg>
193 <seg>/etc/sounds/events,
194 /usr/share/balsa,
195 and /usr/share/sounds/balsa</seg>
196 </seglistitem>
197 </segmentedlist>
198
199 <variablelist>
200 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
201 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
202 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
203
204 <varlistentry id="balsa-prog">
205 <term><command>balsa</command></term>
206 <listitem>
207 <para>
208 is a glib based mail client.
209 </para>
210 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-prog">
211 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa</primary>
212 </indexterm>
213 </listitem>
214 </varlistentry>
215
216 <varlistentry id="balsa-ab">
217 <term><command>balsa-ab</command></term>
218 <listitem>
219 <para>
220 is the address-book application used by <command>balsa</command>.
221 </para>
222 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-ab">
223 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa-ab</primary>
224 </indexterm>
225 </listitem>
226 </varlistentry>
227
228 </variablelist>
229
230 </sect2>
231
232</sect1>
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