Hi Mike,The instructions worked just as you described. However, the download/ install failed for these reasons:
W: Failed to fetch http://astromirror.uchicago.edu/ubuntu/pool/universe/c/claws-mail/claws-mail_3.7.4-1ubuntu1_i386.deb
404 Not FoundW: Failed to fetch http://astromirror.uchicago.edu/ubuntu/pool/universe/c/claws-mail/claws-mail-i18n_3.7.4-1ubuntu1_all.deb
404 Not FoundApparently, the closest archive in Chicago does not have the modules requested.
How do I get past the automatic search in that particular archive?How do I locate an archive that does have the modules? Synaptic did find them in the Universe but I don't know how to find the archive that Synaptic is looking at or how to redirect Synaptic to locate that archive and download from it.
All help appreciated. Tom On 5/5/2011 10:29 PM, Mike Cook wrote:
Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. Claws Mail is in the universe repository for Ubuntu Lucid (10.04) You will need to add the universe repository: Go to the System menu / Administration / Synaptic Package Manager Enter your password at the prompt In Synaptic go to Settings / Repositories A window titled "Software Sources" should open It should be on the tab "Ubuntu Software" Check the box for Universe Press the close button at the bottom of the "Software Sources" window Press the Reload button (at the top left of the Synaptic window. After it finishes downloading the new packages claws-mail should be available. ------------------ Windows As far as I know you need to install gpg4win (Gnu Privacy Guard) to get the Claws Mail package. Go to http://www.claws-mail.org/win32/ download either gpg4win (It goes to a new page) or gpg4win-light-2.1.1-svn1666-colin.exe. run the executable and you should be good. I hope you don't mind that I also sent this to the fgmlug list in the hope it might prove useful. -----Original Message-----From: Tom Bullock<tbullock@xxxxxx> Sent: May 5, 2011 6:04 PM To: mikecook@xxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Can you advise me on this? Hi Mike, I have been trying to load Claws Mail in both Linux and Windows. So far no success. I use Ubuntu Lucid (10.4) and found out that Claws Mail is not part of that distribution. It is in 11.4 but I have not decided to upgrade to Nutty at this point. Where can I find a safe distribution from which to download it? I have found PPAs which scare me because they are listed as not safe. Your thoughts appreciated. Tom
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