[CS-FSLUG] Free groupware at last

Jonathan E. Brickman jeb at joshuacorps.org
Mon Apr 6 23:36:02 CDT 2009

Yes, I seem to have spoken too soon or something; my Akonadi server is 
not "registered with dbus" (whatever that means), and has stopped 
working well, although the Sabayon folks are working on it as I type.  
Will keep on trying, it has in fact stored my calendar, address book, 
and email on a standard IMAP server.

> On Sunday 05 April 2009 10:59:07 pm Jonathan E. Brickman wrote:
>> Interesting.  Kontact 4.2.1 appears to be able to do full groupware on a
>> standard IMAP server.  It appears to be head and shoulders better at
>> this than the Thunderbird/Lightning/etc. project.  Will be studying.  If
>> you'd like to try it, you'll need to use server type "Kolab Server",
>> because it's the Kolab standard which is in use -- but Kolab is
>> apparently an XML protocol add-on to standard IMAP.
>> Now I'm very eager to see KDE 4.2.* reliable and strong on Windows.
>> I've heard it's coming along.
> Do you mean Kontact 1.4.2?
> before I read this e-mail I was fiddling with it and I decided to try the 
> akonadi Address book and it lets me save addresses, but I couldn't test it, 
> because when I went to my laptop, somehow kontact is broken. in the past 
> couple days, things have became a mess on my computers and I know they are 
> from the updates I've been doing.
> I'm probably going to have to do a fresh install.
> On my desktop, my mouse is so annoying me, i'm getting so mad at it. When I 
> single click it's double clicking, I've tried adjusting the click rate, etc, 
> etc but nothing. sometimes I can't even move windows. And on my laptop, when I 
> log into kde, kmail automatically starts, when I close it, it automatically 
> starts back up! I've even killed it off using it's PID and it still comes back 
> and Kontact is only half baked and doesn't work anymore on the laptop.
> So It looks like i'm going to have to put off getting that "perfect" IMAP 
> setup until I can get a stable system again.
> Blessings,
> David M.
> http://www.dmcentral.net
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