[nSLUG] Re: Non-install stuff that fits installfest lessons

Rich budman85 at eastlink.ca
Wed Jan 17 18:50:07 AST 2007


On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 15:42 -0400, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 11:23:17AM -0500, Stephen Gregory wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 09:24:53AM -0400, Oliver Doepner wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > My solution to the address sync across platforms problem was to write
> > a script to convert between formats. The abook package is an address
> > book for the mutt email reader, but it can also convert between a
> > number of address book formats.
> 
> I would imagine that Evolution supports something like this out of the
> box, since it was targeted as an outlook/exchange replacement. I'm not
> certain though since I don't use it.
> 
> Worst case you could likely hack something together with LBDB, I know
> it has an LDAP plugin... I would assume it's read-only though.


I experimented with openLDAP a few years back, here is a descent walk
thru on entire setup.  LDAP support in Evolution 2.x can read and write,
but Thunderbird only can read.

Chapter 20 - Shared Address Book (LDAP)
http://www.brennan.id.au/20-Shared_Address_Book_LDAP.html




Rich

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