apt and setting up email accounts
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Thu Mar 1 07:02:45 UTC 2007
MICHAEL WEAVER wrote:
> As someone who is Totally Blind who may not be able to access the
> notification for updating Edgy, how often should I run apt?
> Should I always do a sudo apt-get update followed by a sudo apt-get dist
> upgrade when I do this?
You should always do apt-get update, but do sudo apt-get upgrade, not
> Also I am thinking about setting up email for Linux on my laptop but am
> not sure what settings to put for my BT account in Evolution as I only
> have my desktop PC running Windows with the settings in Outlook Express
> and Thunderbird.
You can use Thunderbird on Ubuntu, but you'll have to install it
manually. Just do sudo apt-get install mozilla-thunderbird . Then, you
can actually copy the profile from Windows to Ubuntu
it shouldn't be that hard to setup Evolution, but I don't know the details.
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