Re: FAQ for thunderbird issues

On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 12:16 -0500, Joe Shaw wrote:
> Hey,
> 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
> section.
> 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?

At least on Gentoo Linux we use mozilla-thunderbird and creates
~/.thunderbird directory i don't know how other distros setup this.

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