tristan.santore at internexusconnect.net
Wed Nov 26 21:56:28 CET 2014
On 26/11/14 20:53, david at gbenet.com wrote:
> On 26/11/14 19:52, Tristan Santore wrote:
>> On 26/11/14 19:37, david at gbenet.com wrote:
>>> Hi Al,
>>> As so many have been aware, I tried LUbuntu amd64 LXDE with Thunderbird and Enigmail - which
>>> singularly failed to sign or even encrypt. I made add that Kleopatra Kgpg GPA also failed to
>>> As some of you are stuck with the mind-set that the earth is flat eg "Oh it works for me
>>> therefore it works for everyone else" is delusional. As stated I'd not ask 98 per cent of
>>> you to change a light bulb.
>>> I have now installed Debian release (wheezy) 64-bit and icedove 31.20 with Enigmail 1.72.
>>> Considering that icedove is Thunderbird and the same version as is Enigmail - I am at a loss
>>> to explain the failings. I just copied folders and files over with no problems.
>>> Gnupg-users mailing list
>>> Gnupg-users at gnupg.org
>> So, does this mean it works now or not ? David, with the deepest respect, you are not very
>> good at providing the correct information you have been asked for, namely detailed steps,
>> detailed failure messages, detailed versions of your packages/distributions. This is going
>> to be my last response to you, if I feel that you are not providing the correct information.
>> Further, just because somebody renames and rebuilds something, does not mean it is THE SAME
>> as the original. The Debian folks might be applying patches, as we do in Fedora and Red
>> Hat/CentOS. That is the thing with free software, just because something sounds or looks
>> similar, does not mean it is! Hence, the requirement for detailed package names and versions
>> and distribution versions.
>> Werner, I know I know!
>> Tristan Santore BSc MBCS
>> Network and Infrastructure Operations
>> Mobile +44-78-55069812
>> Tristan.Santore at internexusconnect.net
>> Former Thawte Notary
>> (Please note: Thawte has closed its WoT programme down,
>> and I am therefore no longer able to accredit trust)
>> For Fedora related issues, please email me at:
>> TSantore at fedoraproject.org
>> Gnupg-users mailing list
>> Gnupg-users at gnupg.org
> It all works on Debian - Fedora-16 64-bit well no and LUbuntu LXDE 64-bit no. And it's not
> LXDE - LUbuntu - is it a kernel issue? Maybe I could never find out. Considering that
> Kleopatra Kgpg GPA Thunderbird Enigmail ALL Failed - it points to a kernel issue.
> As happens on this list when people point out that something's not working - those with very
> limited intelligence start bleating as if we are completely ignorant of what we do.
> Anyway, I keep away from Fedora - a dodgy system as now I keep well away from LUbuntu
> 64-bit. Not all Linux Distros work. Not all Linux applications work. This is a fact of life.
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Fedora is not dodgy! We only support Fedora for 2 releases + 1 month!
Stop using unsupported distributions then.
Quite an ignorant statement to make. And that is the last I am writing.
Tristan Santore BSc MBCS
Network and Infrastructure Operations
Tristan.Santore at internexusconnect.net
Former Thawte Notary
(Please note: Thawte has closed its WoT programme down,
and I am therefore no longer able to accredit trust)
For Fedora related issues, please email me at:
TSantore at fedoraproject.org
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