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A KMail Breakthrough.

9 hours 30 sec ago
[img]http://lxer.com/pub/files/Ridcully/dr_tony_young.jpg[/img][b]LXer Feature Update: 27-Apr-2016[/b]This tells the story of how I finally managed a successful transfer of email data from KMail version 1.13.6 to version 4.11.5. It is a non-technical essay exploring the obstacles I encountered, my options, and the methods I used to achieve my aim. It was written partly to give the information, but also with the hope that readers will both enjoy and be amused by the story of the "battle of KMail" that was ultimately won against "incredible odds". Links to the earlier articles discussing problems with KMail 4x are given at the end.

4 keys to leading open source teams

10 hours 54 min ago
I like to be busy and have a lot of energy to be a part of leadership teams in open source communities, aside from my fulltime job as Developer Evangelist for Cisco in the DevNet.read more

Wine 1.9.9 Fixes More Skype, Photoshop CC 2015 and Microsoft Office 2007 Bugs

Sunday 1st of May 2016 05:08:35 AM
The Wine development team has released the ninth milestone towards the Wine 2.0 open-source implementation of Windows on Unix, Wine 1.9.9, bringing various fixes and improvements to more Windows apps and games.

Open source to Microsoft: 'It's a different company' says Miguel de Icaza

Sunday 1st of May 2016 03:14:13 AM
'I feel vindicated (about) Mono... turns out that Java is the big problem'Interview At Xamarin's Evolve conference in San Francisco, I sat down with Miguel de Icaza, the initiator of both the GNOME desktop for Linux and the Mono open source version of Microsoft's .NET Framework. Miguel de Icaza co-founded Xamarin with Nat Friedman, who became CEO.…

GNOME 3.22 "Karlsruhe" Desktop Environment Gets Its First Development Milestone

Sunday 1st of May 2016 01:19:51 AM
GNOME Project's Matthias Clasen sent us an email today with information about the release of the first snapshot towards the upcoming GNOME 3.22 desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems.

DIY recycling, UCONN's open source chemistry book, and more news

Saturday 30th of April 2016 11:25:29 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at a project aimed at academic libraries, a project to develop networking for rural areas, an open source chemistry textbook, and more.read more

Gentoo-Based Sabayon 16.05 Linux OS Switches to the Latest Linux 4.5 Kernel

Saturday 30th of April 2016 09:31:07 PM
The developers of the Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux operating system have announced the release of the respin ISO images for the month of May of 2016.

Devuan Jessie 1.0 Beta Screenshot Tour

Saturday 30th of April 2016 07:36:45 PM
Since the Exodus declaration in 2014, infrastructure has been put in place to support Devuan's mission to offer users control over their system. Spread the word! a simple way to spell "Devuan" is "dev dash one dot org" both dev-one.org and dev-1.org point here. Devuan aliases its releases using minor planet names as codenames. Xfce is the default desktop.

Patent defendants won’t receive a “Get out of East Texas free” card

Saturday 30th of April 2016 05:42:23 PM
Patent reform advocates who were hoping to "shut down the Eastern District of Texas" face disappointment today, as the top US patent appeals court ruled (PDF) against a venue transfer in a dispute between two food companies.

Octa-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC sells for $60

Saturday 30th of April 2016 03:48:01 PM
FriendlyARM’s $60, open spec “NanoPC-T3” SBC runs Android or Linux on an octa-core Cortex-A53 SoC packed with wireless and media interfaces, plus 8GB eMMC. The over-caffeinated board builders at Guangzhou, China-based FriendlyARM have shipped their highest-end hacker board yet. The NanoPC-T3 is almost identical to the NanoPC-T2 board, but swaps out the quad-core, Cortex-A9 Samsung […]

Gabriele Trombini: How do you Fedora?

Saturday 30th of April 2016 01:53:39 PM
We recently interviewed Gabriele Trombini on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

GNOME Builder 3.20.2 Arrives with LLVM 3.8, FreeBSD and OpenBSD Support

Saturday 30th of April 2016 11:59:17 AM
The developers behind the GNOME Builder IDE (Integrated Development Environment) pushed earlier to updates of the software to the stable and devel channels, GNOME Build 3.20.2 and 3.21.1.

Top 5: Eclipse data processing tools, the US governments open source policy, and more

Saturday 30th of April 2016 10:04:55 AM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight 5 Eclipse scientific workbenches, a hands-on with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT, open source GIS projects, and more.

Install Osclass on a CentOS 7 VPS

Saturday 30th of April 2016 08:10:33 AM
Osclass is a popular open source project that allows you to easily create and manage your own classifieds website without any technical knowledge.

Vivacious Colors – Best Colors Icon Suite for Ubuntu/Mint

Saturday 30th of April 2016 06:16:11 AM
To improve the overall appearance and feeling of the end-user desktop, we have to install Icon & Theme suite to make it cool. Vivacious Colors is one of the best suite which will comes with 5 variants with 14 colors. Support included Unity, Cinnamon, Gnome Shell, Gnome Classic, Mate, Xfce, LXDE, Openbox and more

IoT Past and Present: The History of IoT, and Where It's Headed Today

Saturday 30th of April 2016 04:21:49 AM
The history of the modern Internet of Things (IoT) dates back to the 1990s, yet IoT has evolved hugely since then, thanks especially to the cloud.

RMS Gets Award, OwnCloud Founder Resigns & More…

Saturday 30th of April 2016 02:27:27 AM
Also: Ubuntu gets ready for Yakkety Yak (don't talk back), Tails has a new release with an updated TOR browser and Android apps are coming to a Chromebook near you.

Chromium OS comes to Raspberry Pi 3

Saturday 30th of April 2016 12:33:05 AM
Chromium OS for SBCs has been released in v0.5 for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3. The Pine64 appears to be next up, with other hacker SBCs waiting in line. The “Chromium OS for Single Board Computers” project, which is taking the open source Chromium OS progenitor of Chrome OS, and tuning it for SBCs, […]

The Perfect Server - Debian 8.4 Jessie (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3.1)

Friday 29th of April 2016 10:38:43 PM
This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Jessie server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3.1. The web hosting control panel ISPConfig 3 allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

GNOME privacy options give users even more desktop security

Friday 29th of April 2016 09:30:06 PM
Security has never been more important. Any time you open a file, you leave a trail behind. When you delete files, they remain in the trash until you manually purge them. Your computer can even use certain services to help websites and apps pin down your location. And your machine's screen lock setup may not suit your needs. For anyone using a PC for business, these things can be crucial, as sensitive data comes in all forms.

More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: Gaming

Leftovers: KDE

  • LUKS support in KDE Partition Manager
  • Kate 16.04 on Windows (64bit)
  • The future of KApiDox
    I’ve been working hard to enhance KApiDox. I’d like to come back on what it is for, what I did and what I see for its future.
  • Danbooru Client 0.6.0 released
    It offers a convenient, KF5 and Qt5-based GUI coupled with a QML image view to browse, view, and download images hosted in two of the most famous Danbooru boards (konachan.com and yande.re).
  • A KMail Breakthrough.
    This tells the story of how I finally managed a successful transfer of email data from KMail version 1.13.6 to version 4.11.5. It is a non-technical essay exploring the obstacles I encountered, my options, and the methods I used to achieve my aim. It was written partly to give the information, but also with the hope that readers will both enjoy and be amused by the story of the "battle of KMail" that was ultimately won against "incredible odds". Links to the earlier articles discussing problems with KMail 4x are given at the end.
  • [GSoC] Kdev-Embedded, Debugging and programming embedded systems
    The actual embedded system word depends on closed-source IDEs and libraries, with high monetary value and deprecated functionalities. Programmers that would like to use ARM based boards without paying for an IDE will have problems setting up such development ambient and synchronized toolkits. The main idea of this project is to provide a plugin integrated with KDevelop to help the debugging and programming process of embedded systems like AVR, ARM and x86 based boards.

Red Hat and Fedora

Leftovers: Ubuntu