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Zimbra Desktop

  • Episode 170
  • December 21, 2010
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Installing Zimbra Desktop on Ubuntu Linux and using it as an Email Client with Calendar and Social Media.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Planet Calypso.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Hillary Rumball present.  John's backstage.
  • Liam Daniel Ferguson makes his world-wide Internet TV debut.
  • Viewer Question:  Where is the baby-sized Starfleet uniform?
  • Viewer Question:  If I were to enter the IT field in my forties, which aspect of the field would be best for me to get started?
  • Viewer Question:  Recently my dual-boot system stopped booting to GRUB and it just shows a black screen.  What can I do?
  • Understanding the "bitrate" of a Shoutcast radio station feed.
  • Setting Shoutcast to launch radio stations in your own player, such as Totem in Ubuntu Linux.
    {code}/usr/bin/totem{/code}
  • Viewer Comment:  I enjoyed the Category5 Blues song during Episode 169, and it was great to see Hillary!
  • Viewer Comment:  Congratulations on the birth of Liam.  I tried the H.264 feed, but my media player doesn't work with it.  Are you going to continue to update the DiVX feeds?
  • Information about the new Category5 TV Web Site which launches on January 1st.
  • All existing users have received 150 Category5 TV Viewer Points.
  • Viewer Comment:  Congratulations on the birth of Liam.  I love the quality improvements on Category5 TV in the past few weeks with the introduction of the new HD camera.  Keep up the great work.
  • Viewer Question:  What is Category5 Gear?
  • Thoughts about how YouTube is providing speech-to-text based, automated closed captioning -- but how accurate is it?
  • Robbie demonstrates how bad YouTube's automatic closed captioning really is.
  • Feature:  Zimbra Desktop -- a free, feature-rich email application with Calendar, task list, contacts / address book, social networking integration and more!  Works on Windows, Mac or Linux platforms.
  • Robbie demonstrates obtaining and installing Zimbra Desktop on Linux.
  • Ubuntu Tip:  perfectbuntu makes installing Zimbra Desktop a breeze.
  • Extracting the files from a .tgz file in Linux.
  • Loading the Linux terminal and changing the directory to the Zimbra Desktop folder on your Desktop.
  • Installing Zimbra Desktop on Linux.
  • Installing the Zimbra Desktop user.
  • Web 2.0 is revolutionizing the way applications run and also cutting down on system resources need to do big tasks.
  • Running Zimbra Desktop for the first time.
  • Configuring your Zimbra Desktop and connecting it to your email account (Zimbra, Gmail, Yahoo!, Exchange, IMAP or POP).
  • Why Zimbra Desktop may warn about your security certificate (at least, in our case).
  • Adding the Category5 TV calendar to Zimbra Desktop (or any remote calendar).
  • Prize Giveaway:  Brother MFC-J615W from Brother Canada.

Links to Relevant Web Sites:

  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Hillary Rumball

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