Ximian Evolution is a MS Outlook clone that (for my purposes and considering that it's only a 1.0 release) does it better than Outlook does. These instructions are for installing only Evolution, none of the other Ximian products. For details and screenshots, see http://www.ximian.com/products/ximian_evolution/.
The binary RPMs for SuSE 7.1 are located at ftp://ftp.ximian.com/pub/ximian-gnome/suse-71-i386/
There's a lot of junk there that we're not interested there, obviously the important file is evolution-1.0-ximian.3.i386.rpm, but there's no way it'd be simply as easy as installing only one RPM. This RPM has many dependancies, which in turn have many dependancies. You can grab them with ftp, wget, a browser, whatever. If you want to be smooth, you can do a quick rectangle-kill and rectangle-yank with the ftp address above and create a quick & dirty shell script to download them for you...anyway, grab these files and put them into a directory together:
3436814 bonobo-1.0.14-ximian.1.i386.rpm 470485 bonobo-conf-0.14-ximian.1.i386.rpm 3140212 control-center-184.108.40.206-ximian.5.i386.rpm 16840280 evolution-1.0-ximian.3.i386.rpm 100560 gal-0.18.1-ximian.1.i386.rpm 878715 gconf-1.0.4-ximian.1.i386.rpm 8234584 gnome-core-220.127.116.11-ximian.5.i386.rpm 1997280 gnome-pilot-0.1.63-ximian.2.i386.rpm 271232 gnome-print-0.31-ximian.2.i386.rpm 1517466 gnome-vfs-1.0.1-ximian.5.i386.rpm 812392 gtkhtml-1.0.0-ximian.1.i386.rpm 281504 libbonobo-conf0-0.14-ximian.1.i386.rpm 1051874 libgal18-0.18.1-ximian.1.i386.rpm 45065 libghtt-1.0.9-ximian.8.i386.rpm 261013 libglade-0.16-ximian.3.i386.rpm 498911 libgnomeprint15-0.31-ximian.2.i386.rpm 628601 libgtkhtml20-1.0.0-ximian.1.i386.rpm 921329 libiconv-1.5-ximian.3.i386.rpm 106241 libnspr4-0.9.5-ximian.1.i386.rpm 549185 libnss3-0.9.5-ximian.1.i386.rpm 545057 oaf-0.6.7-ximian.2.i386.rpm 416971 pilot-link-0.9.5-ximian.2.i386.rpm 312658 ximian-menus-1.4-ximian.5.i386.rpm 346050 ximian-utils-0.2-ximian.1.i386.rpm
Now that you have all (hopefully) of the files, you should check to see if there are any dependancies we have to meet.
$> su $> cd dir-with-evolution-rpms/ $> rpm --test -Uhv *.rpm
If you have luck like me, that won't help. Go to www.google.com and do a quick search for the dependancy name and ximian, you should find the package that the resource is in easily. Grab it too, and then re-run 'rpm --test -Uhv *.rpm' again. Rinse, lather, repeat. Eventually we'll have no more failed dependancies, meaning it's on to... Installing:
If you've gotten this far it should be cake to install the RPMs. Do an
$> rpm -Uhv *.rpm
$> rpm --force --nodeps *.rpm
The user's manual is installed under
You may try to install the RPMS from SuSE in that case see
You could always just install the SuSE built RPMS (includes 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3)
Only 0.99.2 (so not 1.0 like Ximian), but close enough and very little effort involved.