source: xsoft/other/balsa.xml@ d40dd18

11.0 11.1 lazarus qt5new trunk upgradedb xry111/intltool xry111/test-20220226
Last change on this file since d40dd18 was d40dd18, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 9 months ago

Package updates

Update to samba-4.14.7
Update to Mako-1.1.5
Update to balsa-2.6.3
Update to openldap-2.5.7
Update to git-2.33.0
Update to Pygments-2.10.0

  • Property mode set to 100644
File size: 8.2 KB
Line 
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 "https://pawsa.fedorapeople.org/balsa/balsa-&balsa-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY balsa-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY balsa-md5sum "cf6b5183cc3eb240c3dd120167822c35">
10 <!ENTITY balsa-size "3.6 MB">
11 <!ENTITY balsa-buildsize "77 MB">
12 <!ENTITY balsa-time "0.2 SBU (Using parallelism=4)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="balsa" xreflabel="Balsa-&balsa-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="balsa.html" ?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>Balsa-&balsa-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="balsa">
25 <primary sortas="a-Balsa">Balsa</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to Balsa</title>
30
31 <para>
32 The <application>Balsa</application> package contains a
33 <application>GNOME</application>-2 based mail client.
34 </para>
35
36 &lfs110_checked;
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
40 <listitem>
41 <para>
42 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&balsa-download-http;"/>
43 </para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>
47 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&balsa-download-ftp;"/>
48 </para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download MD5 sum: &balsa-md5sum;
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download size: &balsa-size;
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Estimated disk space required: &balsa-buildsize;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Estimated build time: &balsa-time;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 </itemizedlist>
71
72 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Balsa Dependencies</bridgehead>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
75 <para role="required">
76 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
77 <xref linkend="enchant"/>,
78 <xref linkend="gmime3"/>,
79 <xref linkend="gpgme"/>,
80 <xref linkend="gtk3"/>,
81 <xref linkend="libnotify"/>, 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="libsecret"/>,
103 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
104 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
105 <xref linkend="procmail"/>,
106 <xref linkend="sqlite"/>,
107 <xref linkend="webkitgtk"/>,
108 <ulink url="https://pypi.python.org/pypi/html2text/">html2text</ulink>,
109 <ulink url="http://clayo.org/osmo/">osmo</ulink>,
110 <ulink url="https://sourceforge.net/projects/rubrica.berlios/">rubrica</ulink>,
111 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/yelp-tools/">yelp-tools</ulink>
112 </para>
113
114 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
115 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/balsa"/></para>
116
117 </sect2>
118
119 <sect2 role="installation">
120 <title>Installation of Balsa</title>
121
122 <para>
123 Install <application>Balsa</application> by running the following
124 commands:
125 </para>
126
127<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
128 --sysconfdir=/etc \
129 --localstatedir=/var/lib \
130 --without-html-widget &amp;&amp;
131make</userinput></screen>
132
133 <para>
134 This package does not come with a test suite.
135 </para>
136
137 <para>
138 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
139 </para>
140
141<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
142
143 </sect2>
144
145 <sect2 role="commands">
146 <title>Command Explanations</title>
147
148 <!-- Support has been added for this, but the option is still unrecognized.
149 <para>
150 <parameter>- -with-rubrica</parameter>: This parameter is used
151 to provide Rubrica2 address book support.
152 </para>
153 -->
154
155 <!-- configure says this is an invalid option with 2.5.11
156 <para>
157 <option>- -enable-smime</option>: Use this option to enable S/MIME
158 support if <application>GnuPG-2.x.x</application> is installed.
159 </para>
160 -->
161
162 <para>
163 <parameter>--without-html-widget</parameter>: This option disables
164 building the HTML renderer. If you want the HTML renderer to be built,
165 verify that you have <xref linkend="webkitgtk"/> installed, and then
166 remove this option.
167 </para>
168
169 <para>
170 <option>--with-canberra</option>: Enable libcanberra support.
171 </para>
172
173 <para>
174 <option>--with-compface</option>: Enable compface support.
175 </para>
176
177 <para>
178 <option>--with-gcr</option>: Use libgcr for TLS support.
179 </para>
180
181 <para>
182 <option>--with-gss</option>: Enable GSSAPI support.
183 </para>
184
185 <para>
186 <option>--with-ldap</option>: Use this option to enable LDAP address
187 book support if <application>OpenLDAP</application> is installed.
188 </para>
189
190 <para>
191 <option>--with-libsecret</option>: Enable strong password
192 support and support for gnome-keyring to store passwords.
193 </para>
194
195 <!-- configure says this is an invalid option with 2.5.11
196 <para>
197 <option>- -with-gpgme</option>: Use this option to enable GPG support
198 if <quote><application>GnuPG</application> Made Easy</quote>
199 (<application>GPGME</application>) is installed.
200 </para>
201 -->
202
203 <para>
204 <option>--with-sqlite</option>: Use this option to enable SQLite
205 address book support if <application>SQLite</application> is
206 installed.
207 </para>
208
209 </sect2>
210
211<!-- All of this information is invalid. These options no longer exist since
212 Balsa was ported to GTK3.
213 <sect2 role="configuration">
214 <title>Configuring Balsa</title>
215
216 <sect3>
217 <title>Configuration Information</title>
218
219 <para>
220 All configuration of <application>Balsa</application> is done
221 through the <application>Balsa</application> menu system, with mailbox
222 configuration done with the Settings&mdash;&gt;Preferences menu.
223 </para>
224
225 <para>
226 If you are unable to connect to your ISP, they probably don't
227 support APOP. Disable it in Settings/Preferences/POP3/advanced.
228 </para>
229
230 <para>
231 If you enable filters for your incoming POP3 mail, you must have
232 <xref linkend="procmail"/> installed, as the incoming mail will be
233 handed off to <command>procmail</command> for processing.
234 </para>
235
236 </sect3>
237
238 </sect2>
239-->
240
241 <sect2 role="content">
242 <title>Contents</title>
243
244 <segmentedlist>
245 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
246 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
247 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
248
249 <seglistitem>
250 <seg>balsa and balsa-ab</seg>
251 <seg>None</seg>
252 <seg>/etc/sounds/events,
253 /usr/share/balsa,
254 and /usr/share/sounds/balsa</seg>
255 </seglistitem>
256 </segmentedlist>
257
258 <variablelist>
259 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
260 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
261 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
262
263 <varlistentry id="balsa-prog">
264 <term><command>balsa</command></term>
265 <listitem>
266 <para>
267 is a glib based mail client
268 </para>
269 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-prog">
270 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa</primary>
271 </indexterm>
272 </listitem>
273 </varlistentry>
274
275 <varlistentry id="balsa-ab">
276 <term><command>balsa-ab</command></term>
277 <listitem>
278 <para>
279 is the address-book application used by <command>balsa</command>
280 </para>
281 <indexterm zone="balsa balsa-ab">
282 <primary sortas="b-balsa">balsa-ab</primary>
283 </indexterm>
284 </listitem>
285 </varlistentry>
286
287 </variablelist>
288
289 </sect2>
290
291</sect1>
Note: See TracBrowser for help on using the repository browser.