[clug] Evolution snafu in FC3

Nigel Cunningham ncunningham at linuxmail.org
Fri Jan 7 21:58:10 GMT 2005


It may not help at all, but I have found that it often helps me to kill
everything evolution related when it crashes - evolution-wombat and
evolution-alarm-notify included. That said, I haven't tried what you're


On Sat, 2005-01-08 at 07:49, ellisfamily wrote:
> Confession: I'm having to send this from the M$ box because Evolution is 
> broken.
> Hello, all.
> I have managed to comprehensively snafu Evolution on my Fedora Core 3 box, 
> in both Gnome and KDE. (i.e. After I did it in KDE, I logged in using Gnome 
> and repeated the process slightly differently but with the same end result.)
> What I was trying to achieve:
> I was trying to set up some special calendars from www.iCalShare.com .
> What I achieved:
> Evolution opens and, without allowing me to do anything about it, I get a 
> pop-up box saying "The application"evolution" has quit unexpectedly." It 
> offers me the options: 'Restart Application' and 'Quit'. Restarting just 
> recyles the problem.
> What I've tried:
> (1) Looking at the files in Home > (hidden) .evolution to work out why. I 
> didn't understand what I needed to look at.
> (2) Going through my Home directory, finding the.evolution files and 
> directories, and deleting them. When I restarted, the same error occured.
> I am loath to delete my user and re-establish it, but would if this was 
> likely to help.
> Suggestions, please.
> With thanks,
> Peter
> AND... if anyone can tell me what I need to do to get the calendars going in 
> Evolution, then, also thank you. 
Nigel Cunningham
Software Engineer, Canberra, Australia

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