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Old 03-10-2003, 10:03 AM   #1
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Evolution won't initiate

After an apt upgrade on my wife's RH 8.0 machine.Her Evolution won't
start and I'll be named the culprit. This will bear a heavy price. The
error message is;

"Cannot initiate the Ximian Evolution shell: Configuration Database not

The kernel is 2.4.18-26.8.0.Since evolution isn't working, can I
transfer the incoming messages files to a copy of Mozilla Mail? Her
version is 1.3a and only transfers files from Communicator 4x.

Or, how do I get Evolution to start since the app is sitting on the

Old 03-10-2003, 10:09 AM   #2
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I've seen that once on a redhat box and it got solved by updating through redcarpet (
Old 03-10-2003, 08:36 PM   #3
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Does that mean I must install Red Carpet?
Old 03-10-2003, 10:48 PM   #4
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Thank you iceman47. Adding /usr/lib/mozilla-1.3b to /etc/, ran /sbin/ldconfig , and viola! MY wife's Evolution runs like a dream.


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