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Old 01-15-2011, 11:11 PM
Andrew Farris
 
Default Migrated to Evolution 2.32.1, now Address books wont load

Hey all,

I've been having constant crashing problems with Evolution 2.30 on
Maverick, and after doing some research, I found that the only apparent
solution was to upgrade to the newest version of Evolution (2.32).

Installing the new version went off without a hitch, and I noticed
immediate improvements with launch speed and running my email filters,
however my address books will not load.

When evolution launches, after a minute or so I get several error
messages along the lines of:

------------------------------------------
Unable to open address book

This address book cannot be opened. Please check that the path XXXX
exists and that permissions are set to access it.

Detailed error message: Timeout was reached
-------------------------------------------

the paths it lists at the XXXX point are:

/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/system
/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/1233274844.27545.0@BEC-LIN
/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/1220926524.31051.0@BEC-LIN
/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/1232491891.15022.0@BEC-LIN

however, when I look in the appropriate folder, heres what I see:

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$ ls -al /home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/*
/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/1220926524.31051.0@BEC-LIN:
total 32
drwxrw-r-- 2 andrew andrew 4096 2011-01-05 14:11 .
drwxrw-r-- 5 andrew andrew 4096 2011-01-15 18:03 ..
-rw-rw-rw- 1 andrew andrew 20480 2011-01-05 14:11 addressbook.db
-rw-rw-rw- 1 andrew andrew 2235 2011-01-05 14:11 addressbook.db.summary

/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/1232491891.15022.0@BEC-LIN:
total 112
drwxrw-r-- 2 andrew andrew 4096 2009-12-14 21:42 .
drwxrw-r-- 5 andrew andrew 4096 2011-01-15 18:03 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 andrew andrew 86016 2009-12-14 21:42 addressbook.db
-rw-rw-r-- 1 andrew andrew 16431 2009-12-14 21:42 addressbook.db.summary

/home/andrew/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/1233274844.27545.0@BEC-LIN:
total 24
drwxrw-r-- 2 andrew andrew 4096 2009-03-24 20:00 .
drwxrw-r-- 5 andrew andrew 4096 2011-01-15 18:03 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 andrew andrew 12288 2009-03-24 20:00 addressbook.db
-rw-rw-r-- 1 andrew andrew 254 2009-03-24 20:00 addressbook.db.summary
-------------------------------------------

I've tried the steps suggested in the following:
http://www.uluga.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1629326
but that didn't help, and I also looked through this guide:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evolution/+question/74044
but it didn't really seem applicable to my issue since my permissions
appear to be correct.

Can anybody offer further guidance? Thanks!

--
Andrew
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