Re: FAQ for thunderbird issues


On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 09:00 -0800, Ski Kacoroski wrote:
> Not sure where I should post this, but this may help some folks in the 
> future who have thunderbird indexing issues.

I'm glad you figured out the issue.

> Q1: Beagle just doesn't index your .thunderbird directory
> A1: Check for a .mozilla-thunderbird directory.  Beagle will index this 
> directory and ignore .thunderbird if it exists.  Solution is to remove 
> the .mozilla-thunderbird directory (assuming your data is in .thunderbird).
> Q2: Beagle search tries to create new email account when email item 
> clicked on.
> A2: If you have both mozilla-thunderbird application over thunderbird 
> application on your system, Beagle will use mozilla-thunderbird.  This 
> will ask to create a new account and will create a .mozilla-thunderbird 
> directory (which will break the searching as the above question). 
> Solution is to remove the mozilla-thunderbird application.
> Thanks for the great work with Beagle.

These would probably be good to add to the Wiki, in the troubleshooting

What distributions are still shipping a program called
mozilla-thunderbird and creating a ~/.mozilla-thunderbird directory?  Do
we need to continue to support those setups?


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