[Users] Possible Newbie Issues - v.3.90.0

Sharon Kimble boudiccas at talktalk.net
Mon Dec 17 16:12:27 CET 2012

On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 23:51:37 +0900
Charles Lipton <crlipton at gol.com> wrote:

> I have spent nearly four weeks solving several self-inflicted problems
> with my desktop which has led (via several different Debian-based OS
> tryouts) to upgrading my OS to Linux Mint 14RC, so I could keep
> Ubuntu-type commands with a KDE desktop, and upgrading Claws Mail from
> 3.8.1 to 3.9.0.  
> My main problem has been getting Claws to accept my previous settings
> and folders.  That was until I opened Dolphin as root and discovered
> that all of the files I'd saved to a spare HDD prior to doing a clean
> install of Linux Mint were being transferred to my new desktop with
> ownership reset to root rather than user.  Once I changed the
> permissions, things seemed to generally run properly with two
> exceptions:
> 1.  I am unable to force message filtering after receive.  When I
> switch to my inbox and click Tools -> Filter all messages in folder
> filtering takes place without error.  However it will not automate.  
> - The filter after receive option is selected in the setup for each of
>   my three accounts.
> - In my accountrc file, the relevant lines read:
> filter_on_receive=1
> filterhook_on_receive=1
> - I have not checked the permission box to use an external program for
>   receiving and haven't tried that option.
> 2.  Clamd doesn't start.  I asked about this issue a couple of weeks
> ago and it only brought a response that was basically a repeat of what
> is available online.  My problem is that clamd does not start but
> clamav seems to be working.  I have followed the man page instructions
> for creating a new clamd, setting all options to default, and it
> still does not start nor do I find anything that is a trigger.  Is
> there a way to manually start clamd for testing and then to make it
> start automatically with Claws once it works reliably?  
I had the same problem with clamd, it was solved by installing
clamav-daemon, maybe thats what you're missing?

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