[sylpheed:36579] Re: new installed sylpheed 3.5.0beta1 (Build 1161) does not download mail?

richard lucassen mailinglists at lucassen.org
Wed Jun 14 16:52:57 JST 2017

On Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:41:31 +0200
Rien Mertens <rien at mertensmaatwerk.nl> wrote:

> Yes this is, but lots of translations are not recognised by me. I am
> used to english for computer things.

Check the hitcount at a search engine for "File not found" and "Bestand
niet gevonden". You will easily understand that I prefer English ;-)

> > > It was not installed on my Debian xxx
> > > I don't know how to see what version I have...
> > 
> > In an xterm:
> > 
> > $ curl --version
> I meant the Debian version.

$ cat /etc/issue.net

> > So it's working now?
> Yes. It was working after aplying 'account lijst verversen' (refresh
> account list)
> Curl installation added the functionality for new versions of
> Sylpheed. I followed the suggestion to update, but it only points to
> the (japanese) website. I found the english button, but did not see
> how to UPDATE the existing Sylpheed.
> The first installed version just worked for me, but the source for
> 3.5.1 I don't get build yet. This Debian installation is fresh and
> incomplete it seems to mis the GTK+ 2 even after several attempts to
> fix this ommission.


This is what we call a "dependency hell". I'd upgrade to Debian Stretch
(which will be released next saturday). But do not upgrade from Debian
6 or 7 to 9. Upgrade step by step.

The /etc/issue.net will tell you what version you run.


richard lucassen

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