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Evolution 2.0 Released, Screenshots

timothy posted about 10 years ago | from the yummy-looking dept.

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comforteagle writes "This seems to be slow getting out, but since Novell hasn't updated their site ... Evolution 2.0.0 has been released. Most importantly it has built in JunkFilter support with SpamAssassin, web calendars, and NNTP support. Oh, and some bugfixes. I've posted some screenshots today as well."

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Remarkably (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367183)

Evolution 2.0 was created in a mere 7 days (with 1 of them being for rest).

Re:Remarkably (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367320)

Coincidentally, God was the winner of the very first Darwin Award. ;)

Re:Remarkably (4, Funny)

Skeezix (14602) | about 10 years ago | (#10367323)

Actually you are wrong. Even more amazingly it was created by millions of monkeys [viralata.net] typing randomly on typewriters over billions of years.

Re:Remarkably (2, Funny)

AceCaseOR (594637) | about 10 years ago | (#10367405)

Actually you are wrong. Even more amazingly it was created by millions of monkeys typing randomly on typewriters over billions of years.

Well, if you want to be nitpicky it was created by millions of monkey's banging on typewriters... but I digress...

Re:Remarkably (5, Funny)

EnronHaliburton2004 (815366) | about 10 years ago | (#10367445)

I'm not sure I want to think about monkeys banging their typewriters...

Re:Remarkably (3, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367410)

They shouldn't have rested...

What's up with this one screenshot?

here [osdir.com] the text boxes are all going off the little window part??

frost pist (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367184)

shouts to the perfectly meditated shakyan sage

Mono? (1, Informative)

FuzzzyLogik (592766) | about 10 years ago | (#10367185)

Why didn't they write this in mono? I know they were in development probably in parallel but still it would be a great way to showcase that mono can do all that good stuff..

Re:Mono? (5, Insightful)

oxymor00n (780866) | about 10 years ago | (#10367283)

Yeah, rewrite a whole application just for the sake of it. Good idea, really ;)

Re:Mono? (4, Insightful)

noselasd (594905) | about 10 years ago | (#10367338)

Or why didn't they write it in Python ? Or C++/Qt (Which is Novells preferred platform on Linux/SuSE) ?

The question to ask is _why_ should they write it in C# ?! I for one
don't need the extra slowness and memory usage introduced by mono.

Re:Mono? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367372)

Because it's now officially part of Gnome and nobody wants years of work depending on Microsofts patented API's?

Re:Mono? (4, Insightful)

Phleg (523632) | about 10 years ago | (#10367556)

Score: 5, Informative?

How is this informative? They didn't rewrite Evolution in Mono because that would have involved rewriting hundreds of thousands of lines of code, for little benefit.

gay (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367186)

gay

It's sunday afternoon and you're reading slashdot (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367187)

Man, what a loser you are.

No job, eh? (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367208)

Because anyone with one would know today is Monday.

Re:It's sunday afternoon and you're reading slashd (1)

WebCowboy (196209) | about 10 years ago | (#10367362)

...and you posted this on Monday afternoon.

Are you the same guy who posted this [slashdot.org] , but posting anonymously?

fp (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367196)

wtf is evolution? maybe explain in the topic?

Re:fp (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367303)

wtf is evolution?

Ironically, it's email client for zeaolots.

Re:fp (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367366)

If you don't know what Evolution is, you're not in the target audience for this website. Please go away, you're lowering the level of dialogue.

Re:fp (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367462)

eat a dick

Re:fp (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367558)

Most importantly it has built in JunkFilter support with SpamAssassin, web calendars, and NNTP support

What the fuck do you think it is you fucking retard? There is a skill called "taking from context", you apparantly do not have this skill. Go away.

Gnome 2.8 (0, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367198)

It was released with Gnome 2.8, nothing to see here.

Needs more cowbell. (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367199)

Actually, this looks so gray and bland compared to Outlook -- needs some color to spice it up -- even on the default theme.

Re:Needs more cowbell. (2, Insightful)

codergeek42 (792304) | about 10 years ago | (#10367421)

needs some color to spice it up -- even on the default theme

Not to be rude to the GNOME or GTK+ developers, but why are you using the default theme? Evolution is very well integrated with GNOME and your GTK+ 2.x settings. Use a much better theme and Evolution will look much better.

Win32? (3, Interesting)

CdBee (742846) | about 10 years ago | (#10367203)

I see links to the usual *nix builds. There was some talk a while ago, sparked by Eugenia's interview on osnews.com with Miguel de Icaza, that Evolution 2.0 would be fully cross-platform.

Oh well. Guess I stay with Thunderbird.

Re:Win32? (1)

adam mcmaster (697132) | about 10 years ago | (#10367224)

I don't remember reading anything about a Windows version, but given it's newfound gnome integration I doubt that anything like that will happen.

Re:Win32? (2, Interesting)

Noksagt (69097) | about 10 years ago | (#10367406)

Great point, but cygnome [sourceforge.net] is a somewhat viable way of porting gnome apps.

"Eugenia" (1, Insightful)

Gothmolly (148874) | about 10 years ago | (#10367321)

Christ, its like she's Linus or Madonna. OSSpews is just a blog, get over it, and maybe it will get over itself.

For Some reason... (3, Interesting)

ajiva (156759) | about 10 years ago | (#10367209)

For some reason Evolution has ALWAYS been faster on my machine than Thunderbird or Mozilla mail. Plus looking at the screenshots it looks like they've simplified Evolution even more, so I'm hoping it'll be that much nicer. Of course it still looks like an Outlook clone...

Re:For Some reason... (4, Interesting)

Amiga Lover (708890) | about 10 years ago | (#10367252)

> Of course it still looks like an Outlook clone...

That's something that's annoyed me with a lot of apps. What's with the gigantic fischer-price GUIs? are enterprise people attracted to that sort of thing?

Re:For Some reason... (2, Informative)

Noksagt (69097) | about 10 years ago | (#10367330)

Not as good as native, but 1.4 (maybe higher too) seems to run [ntwizards.net] on cygwin.

Re:For Some reason... (1)

Noksagt (69097) | about 10 years ago | (#10367383)

I'm a dumbass who put that under the wrong parent. please ignore it! Sorry.

NNTP (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367227)

Does anyone use Evolution for NNTP? With the plethora of NNTP readers that have been around longer than the WWW I wonder who even does this these days via what is basically a mail reader.

Me (1)

raquelita (766845) | about 10 years ago | (#10367385)

I had tried to use Evolution but i leave it beacuse of NNTP. For me is easier to read the newsgrups at the same time that i read my email. Plus, my College has an autentificated NNTP server and a lot of those NNTP readers on the WWW doesn't support autetification.

red-carpet channels? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367231)

Anyone know when it will show up on red-carpet channels?

Re:red-carpet channels? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367355)

its up now on the evolution development snapshot channnel

Linux apps on Windows (3, Interesting)

augustz (18082) | about 10 years ago | (#10367237)

It would be great for folks to realize that writing apps cross-platform is one of the single best ways to get TONS of adoption, and ease any eventual transitions to Linux.

I'll bet that despite being more featurefull, Evolution will be trounced be Thunderbird in terms of usage in the foreseable future.

But cool to see a very swanky looking release.

But at what cost? (5, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367354)

It would be great for folks to realize that writing apps cross-platform is one of the single best ways to get TONS of adoption, and ease any eventual transitions to Linux.

Yes, but as OS's (like OS/2 fer instance) found out, having that application compatibility can be a double edged sword. You might ease the transition, but you also potentially negate one of the motivating factors as well as providing your competition (i.e. MS) with a marketing edge (why switch because you can still run your "free" apps on Windows) and (Windows has tons of Windows only apps, PLUS it'll run the open source apps that count).

Re:Linux apps on Windows (1)

Phleg (523632) | about 10 years ago | (#10367569)

It would be great for folks to realize that writing applications in a cross-platform manner is not always possible or even desirable.

Cross-platform applications require much work in maintaining that cross-platform capability. Not only that, but they must sacrifice potential features of operating environments for the sake of being cross-platform. Evolution happens to rely quite extensively on some of the advanced features provided by libgnome--which, coincidentally, isn't available on Windows.

New feature list... (5, Informative)

dmayle (200765) | about 10 years ago | (#10367242)

It wasn't in the new feature list, but Evolution 2.0 is the one that's supposed to include the GPL'ed Exchange connector, as well as support for Novell's mail server (I forget the name.)

Groupwise (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367276)

EOM

Re:New feature list... (1)

apachetoolbox (456499) | about 10 years ago | (#10367297)

Novell's mail server is called GroupWise. Which is more secure and stable then exchange, not to mention the eDir backend.

Also New Feature: Summary Removed (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367308)

Am I glad that there is now Kontact [kontact.org] new on the playground.

Re:New feature list... (4, Interesting)

killjoe (766577) | about 10 years ago | (#10367331)

I wonder how hard it would be to take an existing IMAP server and store things like the evolution calender and task list on it.

In the outlook/exchange paradigm outlook does most of the work. Why not do the same thing with evolution?

Re:New feature list... (1)

kaisyain (15013) | about 10 years ago | (#10367417)

That's exactly what Kolab does.

I use it, like it (3, Interesting)

fire-eyes (522894) | about 10 years ago | (#10367247)

I use it, have been for over a week now. Or something.

I find it is significantly faster all around, the interface is cleaned up and feels easier to use.

I haven't experimented with junk mail yet.

The only thing I wish I could do in evolution is have just the email client, I don't use any of that other shit.

I use gentoo as well, so USE=-bullshit would be nice :)

Re:I use it, like it (0)

idiotnot (302133) | about 10 years ago | (#10367289)

The only thing I wish I could do in evolution is have just the email client, I don't use any of that other shit.

You note the addition of NNTP support? WHY!?

There's already a very good gnome news reader -- it's called Pan. Is it that difficult to just have evolution call the mime handler for news:// ?

Having one big swiss army knife of a program appeals to Windows users. But windows is a distant third on my list of interfaces (I use OSX and Gnome on top of whatever more), and I kind of appreciate small, well-designed applications that work well together.

Re:I use it, like it (5, Informative)

kundor (757951) | about 10 years ago | (#10367411)

If you want small apps that do one thing, you really should be using KDE. Gnome apps tend to be big monolithic things far more often, whereas with KParts, KDE is entirely made of small one-function apps that embed eachother.

Re:I use it, like it (1)

Fred_A (10934) | about 10 years ago | (#10367342)

Wasn't this version supposed to be modular ??

I thought each piece could be run independently. If it's still a huge integrated mess, I think I'll stick with ThunderBird for now.

Re:I use it, like it (2, Informative)

brainee28 (772585) | about 10 years ago | (#10367587)

I found it to be pretty fast, but it took up way too much system resources for me. Too many things running in the background, especially SpamAssassin....it was bogging the rest of my system down. I took it out, and no more slowdowns.

Any Chance of (5, Interesting)

mwagner_00 (677196) | about 10 years ago | (#10367255)

Getting this ported to Windows??? I know alot more people would be using it if they did that.

Re:Any Chance of (1)

Noksagt (69097) | about 10 years ago | (#10367345)

Not as good as native, but 1.4 (maybe higher too) seems to run [ntwizards.net] on cygwin.

Cygwin! (4, Informative)

Noksagt (69097) | about 10 years ago | (#10367363)

Oops! Here's the linky [ntwizards.net]

Re:Any Chance of (3, Informative)

daeley (126313) | about 10 years ago | (#10367352)

On a related note, Mac OS X users can obtain Evolution via Fink [sourceforge.net] and run it in X11.

Re:Any Chance of (1)

generic-man (33649) | about 10 years ago | (#10367394)

We can?

Macrocosm:~ jweill$ sudo fink install evolution
Information about 1871 packages read in 1 seconds.
Failed: Can't resolve dependency "db31 (>= 3.1.17-9)" for package "evolution-1.4.6-10" (no matching packages/versions found)

Re:Any Chance of (1)

daeley (126313) | about 10 years ago | (#10367526)

Yes, we can [sourceforge.net] .

Re:Any Chance of (1)

JohnnyGTO (102952) | about 10 years ago | (#10367412)

Might be better to port Windows users to Linux :-)

Re:Any Chance of (1)

daeley (126313) | about 10 years ago | (#10367553)

Might be better to port Windows users to Linux :-)

Nah, too unstable. ;)

Re:Any Chance of (2, Informative)

EnronHaliburton2004 (815366) | about 10 years ago | (#10367481)

Not quite Evolution, but these guys are working on getting Gnome2 ported to Cygwin [sourceforge.net] .

MS Outlook is decent, but it really lacks basic features that should exist in any modern Email/PIM application-- Real message threads, proper message quoting when I reply-to or forward an email message, Todo items which show up in your Calendar, Group contacts which show up in my own Contact list...

Coral Cache (2, Informative)

bbotbuilder (703086) | about 10 years ago | (#10367257)

here [nyud.net]

Night Owls (4, Funny)

m0rph3us0 (549631) | about 10 years ago | (#10367268)

2) Alarms don't work properly if Evolution runs past midnight

Yeah. That is such an uncommon situation. I can't imagine the lack of forethought that went into the code to allow that bug to ship for a major version release.

Re:Night Owls (4, Funny)

Frizzle Fry (149026) | about 10 years ago | (#10367483)

They neglected to mention that it also has problems if you expose it to bright light and will unexpectedly fork(2) if you get it wet.

In case screenshot site slashdotted... (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367272)

Open your e-mail client. Pull down every available menu. Select compose. Pull down every availble menu. Bring up prefrences. Select every tab.

Ooooh. Aaaaah.

Congratulations (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367275)

On successfully ripping off another Microsoft product.

Re:Congratulations (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367315)

Thank you! :^D

_some_ screenshots (5, Funny)

Laxitive (10360) | about 10 years ago | (#10367280)

OSDir.com Apps Slideshow Back [ 2 of 84 ] Next


84? Yeah I suppose some people might refer to that as "some screenshots". May I suggest
"A fuck of a lot" as an alternate quantifier?

:)

-Laxitive

Re:_some_ screenshots (1)

darekana (205478) | about 10 years ago | (#10367487)

I'm just glad they got some shots of the About Box and Quick Reference screens.

I never touch programs that don't have a solid about box design.

Re:_some_ screenshots (1)

Vaevictis666 (680137) | about 10 years ago | (#10367572)

Also, gotta love how they captured not only every drop-down menu, but even multiple submenus too... I mean come on people...

Ximian Exchange Connector (1, Redundant)

LittleLebowskiUrbanA (619114) | about 10 years ago | (#10367287)

Anyone know if the Exchange Connector will work with this? I doubt it since the connector only works with 1.4 right now but you never know...

Re:Ximian Exchange Connector (1)

bryhhh (317224) | about 10 years ago | (#10367391)

The answer to that appears to be in one of TFA's [gnome.org]

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/evolution/2 .0/evolution-2.0.0.tar.gz
http://ftp.gnome.org/pu b/gnome/sources/gtkhtml/3.2 /gtkhtml-3.2.1.tar.gz
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gn ome/sources/gal/2.2/gal -2.2.1.tar.gz
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sour ces/evolution-d ata-server/1.0/evolution-data-server-1.0.0.tar.gz
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libsoup/2. 2 /libsoup-2.2.0.tar.gz
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gn ome/sources/ximian-conn ector/2.0/ximian-connector-2.0.0.tar.gz

spellchecker (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367292)

Does it still have that awfully clunky spellchecker, or have they updated it to replicate what others have been doing for years?

Document the EDS!! (5, Informative)

IGnatius T Foobar (4328) | about 10 years ago | (#10367307)

All this new configurability and extensibility in Evo 2.0 is great, but what I'd really like to see is some better documentation for the "Evolution Data Server" (basically the Camel and Wombat API's). Ximian/Novell are hoping that the community will be excited about writing "snap-ins" to extend Evo's functionality, but what about those of us who would like to, for example, connect it to other back-end data stores? There's a "connector" for Groupwise and a "connector" for Exchange ... what if I want to write a "connector" for some other groupware server? (I'm asking this question because I do want to do exactly that.) These API's are barely documented. You have to reverse-engineer the existing connector code to get anything done with it. I'd like to see some real docs.

Not ready for release? (4, Insightful)

linuxtelephony (141049) | about 10 years ago | (#10367322)

I'm really disappointed. It seems they were in such a rush to release 2.0.0 with Gnome 2.8.0 that they left a pretty glaring problem.

From their Known Issues: 2) Alarms don't work properly if Evolution runs past midnight

That's a pretty fundamental flaw for a program that is supposed to be essentially an Outlook replacement.

I commend Novell for their overall Linux efforts, but rushing things to release for the sake of making a date with this type of flaw seems like a dangerous way to conduct business.

It is things just like this that give some people enough pause to NOT deploy open source solutions. What was the earlier /. article about switching from Linux to Windows saying? Problems with programs, support, etc? Releasing a "stable" 2.0.0, exiting the beta 1.5.x series, and having a problem that prevents alarms from working properly if you leave Evolution running overnight certainly doesn't make me very confident.

Hopefully 2.0.1 will be released VERY soon.

Re:Not ready for release? (2, Interesting)

myc_lykaon (645662) | about 10 years ago | (#10367396)

That's a pretty fundamental flaw for a program that is supposed to be essentially an Outlook replacement.

Have you tried making appointments in Outlook for a date in BST while you are in GMT? It's a matter of luck if anyone turns up to the meeting. Time zone changing in a country as you move from summer to winter time? - Naaaah, never happens.

the limits of evolution (1)

ed1park (100777) | about 10 years ago | (#10367336)

anyone happen to know how much email+attachments evolution can hold? I support users with Outlook PST files that easily get in the 2-3 GB range, and they prefer to archive as little as possible.

Re:the limits of evolution (1)

DraKKon (7117) | about 10 years ago | (#10367407)

I don't know how evelotuon works now, but previous versions didn't store all of the users email and data in ONE fscking file. I seem to remember that each "folder" had it's on file, similar to imap setups, so, in theory Evolution can how a LOT more data than Outlook. But Like I said, this is before version 1.4... Evolution took too long to load on my p400 so I stick with mutt..

Re:the limits of evolution (1)

alexborges (313924) | about 10 years ago | (#10367492)

Doesnt work like that. Evo supports standards.

You can use mbox storage (i think its the default) and that can probably go to a couple of gigs, no prob.

But for real scalability (i am like at 5 gigs), you can use the maildir store. No problem, evo supports both. Anyhow, you should be using imap which really obviates the question in itself (its the problem of the server to manage large mailboxes then).

Dude, where's my space? (1)

BruderTux (42185) | about 10 years ago | (#10367341)

Evolution looks nice indeed, but who thought of this stupid buttons below the mailfolders?

Being able to access contacts and so on is nice, but it wastes a lot of space in an area where you'll need space most.

So the obvious question is:
How to disable this new component buttons and/or revert to the old GUI style?

Re:Dude, where's my space? (2, Informative)

stubear (130454) | about 10 years ago | (#10367377)

"Evolution looks nice indeed, but who thought of this stupid buttons below the mailfolders?"
Who though of this? Microsoft [microsoft.com] of course. You thought Evolution was an innovative product? Think again. It's a direct copy of Outlook.

Re:Dude, where's my space? (1)

hattig (47930) | about 10 years ago | (#10367471)

Except that Microsoft's version actually looks good, not clunky, and has laid out the window in a decent way for the standard monitor format that people have. The buttons are clear and not too large. The entries are compact and readable.

I hate outlook because it has too many quirks, hopefully Evolution is not copying these as well. Outlook preferences are terrible. Then again, that's what happens when you create such a functional application.

The Evolution and Gnome people have a very long way to go.They'll get there one day I'm sure.

Outlook rip-off (3, Interesting)

Mwongozi (176765) | about 10 years ago | (#10367350)

OK, this isn't meant to be a flame, I hate Microsoft as much as the next guy, but...

The layout of that window on the screenshots is almost identical to Outlook 2003 [microsoft.com] , right down to the buttons in the bottom left and the search bar at the top.

Open source shouldn't content itself with stealing good ideas, that's Microsoft's job. Surely we can come up with something innovative, and I'm not using the Microsoft definition.

Re:Outlook rip-off (1)

PhilipPeake (711883) | about 10 years ago | (#10367442)

So why was the parent marked redundant? He asks a very good question - Really, why is there so little innovation in Open source? There is lots and lots of partial re-implementation of existing stuff, usually not quite as good or complete as the thing they are copying, but very, very little which is new and exciting. Brushing questions like this under the carpet by simply moderating them as redundant is not the answer.

Kmail (2, Interesting)

thinkliberty (593776) | about 10 years ago | (#10367376)

One of the things i like about kmail is that Gnupg is intgrated in to it. Does Evolution support this?

Re:Kmail (5, Informative)

KeyserDK (301544) | about 10 years ago | (#10367429)

Yes, not inline(!) though. Which most other mailers seem to use.

GroupWise Client Support Added (4, Interesting)

_Bunny (90075) | about 10 years ago | (#10367387)

It appears that Evolution 2.0 adds some aupport for Novell's mail system, GroupWise [novell.com] .

There's an article in this month's Novell Connection Magazine [novell.com] on how to set it up, complete with a bunch of screen shots.

Novell added support to run the GroupWise backend on Linux recently (late last year or early this year, I can't remember). In fact, most of the GroupWise servers this year at Brainshare were running Linux instead of NetWare!

- Bunny

"toy" look (-1, Flamebait)

nurb432 (527695) | about 10 years ago | (#10367401)

It still has that look of a kids toy..

While i realize i am talking eyecandy, and not features, this is how most users see their ( and choose ) desktop apps..

On a techincal note, does it support connections to exchange yet? ( no i didnt rtfa.. after i vtfp's )

Looking at the screenshots (1)

hattig (47930) | about 10 years ago | (#10367420)

It looks quite clunky.

Disclaimer: I like having different applications do different things, and launch each other as necessary. I dislike the BigBlobOfFunctionality(tm) approach to software. I understand that PHBs like BigBlobOfFunctionality because they don't have to learn what the minimise button does.

The compose-email dialog looked like Word 6. Seriously, is there any need for something so clunky? I hope it has a simple option in the preferences, a single click "Optimised Interface" setting that removes unnecessary cruft, auto-sets Plain Text everywhere, makes things secure, ...

The list of folders was minimal. It seemed more important to have massive buttons to access various bits of functionality within Evolution for some reason. I hope you can get rid of these, or move them onto a vertically tabbed sidebar or something.

I haven't used it, so I don't know how it performs. Hopefully it should be fine.

Re:Looking at the screenshots (1)

hattig (47930) | about 10 years ago | (#10367505)

Argh! The Calendar has the dreaded "Right Click -> New Appointment/Meeting/Task/..." issue.

I want to click and type in the calendar. That is a basic usability issue. If I can't do that, I'll never use it. Click, Type, drag top or bottom of entry to set duration. Simple.

Now all it needs (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367428)

Are the fab5 to bring it some looks and style. What a butt-ugly email client :-|

Spamassisin Integration?? (2, Interesting)

Lispy (136512) | about 10 years ago | (#10367432)

What does that mean? Does that mean they just added some shiny buttons to it that do the filtering work automatically or did they *include* spam-assassin?

I am not totally clueless since I am running Evo 2.0 for about a week now but so far I couldn't get it to filter any junk. Can anyone clarify this issue?

Re:Spamassisin Integration?? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367546)

You might want to check your preferences.

6 download components? (3, Insightful)

simetra (155655) | about 10 years ago | (#10367433)

This is what bugs me about installing Linux apps... the ASSLOAD of separate stuffs you have to download, configure, build/install. Why not just bundle everything up nicely? OpenOffice manages to do this.

BTW., anyone else notice that newegg.com has been dead for a few hours?

Re:6 download components? (0, Offtopic)

ScrewMaster (602015) | about 10 years ago | (#10367560)

BTW., anyone else notice that newegg.com has been dead for a few hours?

Damn, so it is. "Invalid URL" error. That sucks ... I have a couple of orders I'd like to check on. At least it's not a 404 or DNS failure. Maybe they're just updating their site (I hope.)

Bible Belt (4, Funny)

Performaman (735106) | about 10 years ago | (#10367434)

I told a Southern Baptist friend about this, and she said I was going to hell.

Screenshots (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 10 years ago | (#10367435)

Is it me or are these screenshots of poor quality? It's of pretty poor form and presentation in general to show such low quality images.

Great news... but does it sync with PocketPC? (2, Interesting)

B5_geek (638928) | about 10 years ago | (#10367455)

Yes, I know MS is evil but I have a pocketPC.

I have tried getting SynCE http://synce.sourceforge.net/synce/ [sourceforge.net] to work in the past with various mail clients on kde & Gnome (various distros too).

But I have never had any luck getting it to run. Does anybody know of any other app that will let you synce (preferable) evolution with a pocketpc running MS Mobile 20003?

evolution of evolution (1)

OffTheLip (636691) | about 10 years ago | (#10367464)

Not sure how much new ground is covered here. spamassassin support can be added to 1.4. nntp, do we need another Outlook Express clone? Web calendering has possibilities but Exchange has a significant lead. I use Evolution 1.4 daily and it does what a email client should, as long as the mail server is not running Exchange.

Winsplo loser (1)

lothrids (564810) | about 10 years ago | (#10367478)

It would seem that some people hate the idea that a Linux product is challaging the grasp Winsplo has on the market. ALl I can say is CRY ON puck....

yawn! (1)

jls332 (785647) | about 10 years ago | (#10367480)

Outlook 2003 is so far ahead of this program, it's really not even funny. I think it's kind of lame that it looks just like outlook express---like years ago. *yawn*

Widget spacing (1)

NaCh0 (6124) | about 10 years ago | (#10367493)

It is painful for me to look at GNOME apps. There is too much space around the widgets. Just look at the first screenshot and the dead space around the icons in the toolbar and the text on the menubar. Sadly, I wish this was an area where they would copy from Microsoft.

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