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Old 02-18-2004, 04:55 PM   #1
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Evolution Email Launch Problem

I am having trouble launching Evolution's email cilent. I get the error message,

"The directory "/home/sean/evolution" exists but is not in the Evolution directory. Please move it in order to allow installation of Evolution user files"

What do I need to do to correct this problem? Any help is appreciated? Thanks for your time.


P.S. I installed Linux just yesterday, and its much more responsive than Windows. It hasn't crashed on me yet.
Old 02-18-2004, 05:11 PM   #2
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Well apparently it doesn't like your existing evolution directory that is in your users home directory. If you don't have any saved messages in Evolution or haven't used it yet, move this directory or rename it to something else and attempt to start evolution.


cd /home/sean
mv evolution evolution-old
Old 02-18-2004, 07:58 PM   #3
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It worked when I recompiled with the newest kernel. I have the latest version of the kernel from Red Hat. Now all I need to know is how to get Firefox to install.

Thanks for the help.


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