Lee Marzke on 8 Nov 2009 11:48:46 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Thunderbird Lightning

Arthur S. Alexion wrote:
> Is anyone using this extension?
> When my company moved from exchange 2003 -> 2007, evolution broke.  The 
> evolution-mapi plugin is not ready for a production environment.  I got 
> davmail (http://davmail.sourceforge.net/) working with Thunderbird for mail, 
> but I can't seem to create a calendar in lightning.  It displays a calendar, 
> but editing events, configuring or creating an new calendar, all seem 
> impossible.  Short of a brief FAQ, there isn't much documentation on the 
> lightning site.  Google doesn't seem to help much either.
> Anyone deal with this or know of a good source of info?
> I may just go with kontact, but I wanted to stick to gnome apps on my gnome 
> box, and kde apps on the kde box.
I've been using Lighting as a thunderbird plugin it for a year or more
with no problems.

Ubuntu 9.04 and now 9.10,   with the following from the repository:

Lighting-extension  0.9

Ubuntu users must use the one from the repository,  the one from Mozilla
doesn't work
due to missing dependencies.

On Ubuntu 9.04 the calendar-google-provider package used to be
required,  but it seems that now only

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