A few annoyances

John Hornbeck hornbeck at freeshell.org
Wed Sep 29 23:06:08 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 18:32 -0400, Rob Diehl wrote:
> 1) File Roller appears to like freezing the entire desktop when it locks
> up (which I managed to do by simply dragging and dropping a directory
> inside an archive out onto my hard drive). Not sure why. Is there a
> better archive manager?
> 2) When I adjust the volume settings on my soundcard, why does it reset
> the levels upon rebooting? These settings should be permanent.

I can take a shot at this one.  I am pretty sure it is 
"sudo alsactl store".  That should save your settings.

> 3) Evolution 2.01 is not checking mail every 5 minutes. It only checks
> mail when I explicitly tell it to, even though "Automatically check for
> new mail" is selected with 5 minutes specified as the interval. Also,
> how do you get Evolution to automatically add whoever is in the "To:"
> field in an outgoing e-email to your Address Book?

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