OpenSUSE :: Thunderbird Icon Jumping / Stops Jumping / Thunderbird Does Not Start
Mar 15, 2011
I have installed 11.4, and it seems (seemed) to work OK so far. I installed Thunderbird via the opensuse "1 click install". the installation ran smoothly, but now a click on the Thunderbird icon does not activate any mail client; the only success is that Thunderbird icon jumps joyfully and then disappears.
I downloaded Firefox and Thunderbird from the mozilla site and unpacked them and added the executables to the main menu. When I start either of them, the respective logo jumps up and down below the cursor for more than 10 seconds after the program has finished loading. Is there an easy fix to this small but annoying issue? I run Squeeze with KDE on a Thinkpad R61.
In the XP version of Thunderbird, a try icon appears when new mail arrives. I noticed in the Linux version I don't get the tray icon. Is there anyway of getting it to show or is it not available in the Linux version?
I am using 11.4 with kde4.6.0 and I have thunderbird installed, but the thunderbird does not appear under email applications in kickoff. I have set it as my default email program in settings. I can launch fro kickoff search bar, but it comes up with the gear wheel and "run thunderbird" Something is amiss
I switched to Jaunty as I was tired of the constant & multiple bugs that I experienced with 9.10. However, after a few days, Jaunty has already begun acting up as well. The screen is intermittently jumping, flashing & shifting, for lack of a better explanation. It doesn't matter what I am doing, whether using FF, Evolution or checking my preferences, this new issue occurs. The pc is dual booted w/ Windows, which is behaving normally. This is a new one! I have never experienced this w/ Windows or Ubuntu.Any thoughts, other than upgrading to 9.10 ?
I have a problem with my mouse jumping to the top left of the screen (hovering over Applications), this will happen roughly every 5-20secs and makes it impossible to use.This started happening completely out of the blue after several hours of using my desktop today. Before anyone asks: It is not the mouse or hardware related.I have rebooted into fail-safe graphics mode and the problem has disappeared so I guess something related to nvidia driver or compizThere are similar bugs I have found but the solution are not applicable to my system.System: Dell Precision M4300, nVidia Graphics, Ubuntu x64 10.10
Suddenly, today my mouse seems to have a mind of it's own. For no reason, it's suddenly jumping and scrolling all over the desktop in rapid fashion and apparently left-clicking at will. Reboot does not solve the problem, although it became less after the reboot.
Updates today were:
This is a generic optical mouse that's been used for several years without incident.
So, is there anything that might have caused the problem or is the mouse kaput?
Okay, dug through the drawers and found a Logitech usb optical mouse. Giving that a try as it seems to me that the mouse may be shot.
I have a dv7-4172us laptop from HP, a new laptop. It has AMD Phenom II N950 -64 bits processors. I am running LiveCD version 10.04 LTS 64 bits in "Try Ubuntu" mode. If I type type fast, the character cursor (not the mouse pointer ) moves away randomly, like a few rows up from present typing location. Sometimes, something else, like another application scrolls it self while I am using Gedit to type this posting. the cursor jumps here and there. Typing on this forum page also produce the same erratic cursor jumping problems!
I also disconnect my optical wireless USB mouse, and still have the same erratic cursor problem. I do not have the ANY problems with Win 7 -64 bits. This is a serious problem. It will render any laptop useless with Linux I so look forward to using Linux.
is there a way to prevent programs from automatically jumping to different workspaces? Example: I have DeVeDe running on Workspace 2 and I switch back to workspace 1....DeVeDe completes its job and then it pops itself into workspace 1 and I have to manually move it back.
I have had some issues since installing Fedora 11 on my desktop (well not after I installed it, once I installed the updates). Anyway sound was cutting out, videos were jumping, speeding up with no sound etc online such as ....., when playing local songs and videos etc. Anyway I followed this guide [URL] and that fixed my playing of online videos, music and when I play local music in totem etc. IN fact there is no issues with sound in those.
However; when I try to play a local video in any medial player it jumps sound, crashes, if it starts playing sound it will cut out and if I move the video forward it cuts out and sometimes crashes the video player. Any ideas why that guide fixed all online video and local MP3 but is till messed up playing local videos?
Been using Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 for a few months- but now it has a mind of its own. About a week ago, Firefox would crash for no apparent reason. Then it became an increasing event. Today, after using the machine normally for several hours, it started crashing Firefox and Yelp before they loaded completely. It crashed again and again until it finally froze, I had to do a hard reboot and then it would not load properly and then crash. I checked the event logs and saw some warnings about an ALSA bug and then more as it deteriorated.Now it seems to boot but then when the Ubuntu logo shows up all it does is flash for a few minutes and then the screen goes black and the system freezes. I tried using the recovery disk, but after 1 1/2 hours of black screen it reported HD Error 0 and 6 Bus errors And finally ended with invalid user "Ubuntu"
Then I put in a fresh copy of Karmic and ran it in recovery mode. It didn't recover and from the machine I then tried a live CD and it booted to the black screen and froze And after I tried to do a new install I am getting lines and lines of errors like this [ 1047 .871988] SQUASHFS error: Unable to read data cache entry [27f21194] And about 1000 more similar. I ran a disc integrity check which found errors, I was going to just do a re-install, but when it started it froze and that's whats been happening. I don't know what to do at this poit because All I can think about is the data I will lose if I have to slick the drive AGAIN to get this sucker working.
Karmic goes muck-jumping into the septic tank Been using Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 for a few months- but now it has a mind of its own. About a week ago, Firefox would crash for no apparent reason. Then it became an increasing event. Today, after using the machine normally for several hours, it started crashing Firefox and Yelp before they loaded completely. It crashed again and again until it finally froze,I had to do a hard reboot and then it would not load properly and then crash. I checked the event logs and saw some warnings about an ALSA bug and then more as it deteriorated.
Now it seems to boot but then when the Ubuntu logo shows up all it does is flash for a few minutes and then the screen goes black and the system freezes. I tried using the recovery disk, but after 1 1/2 hours of black screen it reported HD Error 0 and 6 Bus errors And finally ended with invalid user "Ubuntu" Then I put in a fresh copy of Karmic and ran it in recovery mode. It didn't recover and from the machine I then tried a live CD and it booted to the black screen and froze And after I tried to do a new install I am getting lines and lines of errors like this............
I am currently troubled with a very annoying problem - the volume level of the PC is jumping higher and lower at random intervals. It makes listening to music very difficult, as at times the music can go from just right to overly loud, just to fall right down so that it is hard to hear. I've only noticed this problem in the past few weeks, and I can definitely say it wasn't an issue in 9.10. This is a fresh install btw, not an upgrade.
Some details: Using motherboard sound, Realtek HD Audio, iirc. Below is the output of lshw, with the irrelevant parts cut out.code...
I have a small issue I couldn't find a solution for. I'm running Centos 5.5 on a Fujitsu-Siemens S6120 laptop. When I boot my system and use the touchpad for the first couple of seconds my mouse cursor jumps around the screen sporadically and also mouse buttons "gets pressed" by themselves (without me actually touching them). After 1-2 seconds the situation becomes absolutely normal - mouse moves good and buttons work only when I press them. Everything repeats after the reboot.
I see the following error in the system log: psmouse.c: Mouse at isa0060/serio4/input0 lost synchronization, throwing 1 bytes away
It appears right when I try to use the touchpad for the first time, I guess.
The situation isn't critical, but is quite annoying. Is there a way to get it fixed? I searched the Net, but found mostly issues with mouse loosing sync during operation - such thing never happened to me, as my issue appears only once per boot.
Thanks to Lucid not working properly on i845, i855 and other 8xx chips, had to re-install Karmic on my mum's computer.I saved all the data from her old install and I ve managed to get all her old emails from thunderbird, but I cant import her address book.In Thunderbird/tools/import/addressbooks it only allows importing of LDIF, .tab, .csv and .txt files, but I cant find any of these files in any of the Thunderbird, .Thunderbird, Mozilla-Thunderbird or Mozilla folders in Home folder or anywhere, all I can find is "abook.mab" which IS supposed to be her address book, but when I try and import it the entries are blank and/or indecipherable (prob cos not a compatible file type).
Its one of those "simple" things to do, thats taken hours and hours of time, but that I cant actually find out how to do.
(Ubuntu LTS 10.4) I have multiple mail accounts on Thunderbird (TB). All worked fine with no issues whatsoever. A few months ago it suddenly started giving me this alert message related to my yahoo.fr pop3 account
The POP3 mail server (pop.mail.yahoo.fr) does not support UIDL or XTND XLST, which are required to implement the ``Leave on Server'', ``Maximum Message Size'' or ``Fetch Headers Only'' options. To download your mail, turn off these options in the Server Settings for your mail server in the Account Settings window.
Obviously I checked if these settings were somehow changed. They weren't. It should leave messages on the server indeed, but I don't use no max message size or fetch headers only options. The original settings are what they used to be and how they have always worked.
The thing is: everything works normal if I start up TB. It downloads the messages, puts them in the folders where I want them to come etc... The problem seems to appear after a while (mostly a few hours, or overnight). It just stops downloading the messages from my yahoo.fr account. When I click the Get Mail for my yahoo account the above alert message pops up.
There is only one solution really. Close TB and restart it after which all works fine again.
It might be that the problem is related to another issue reported as bug # 689453 in launchpad that started around the same time (a few months ago). That bug forces me to have to end the process through the System Monitor where Thunderbird-bin uses almost 100% of the CPU and doesn't shut down.
Obviously it doesn't avoid me from using TB, but it starts to work on my nerves to have to close down TB (sometimes through the End Process in system monitor) and then restart it so frequently.
I have noticed the Thunderbird icon is missing from my workplace switcher. It just shows a blank box in whatever workplace Thunderbird is. The Firefox logo works and the icon displays in the panel.Is anyone else having this problem, and does anyone know how to get it to display in the workplace switcher.Ubuntu Studio:126.96.36.199 64 bit.I have seen old threads where the icon is missing from the panel, but none relating to the workplace switcher.
I've been using natty for a few weeks. I can't remember to add something to the launcher, other than dragging it. I had thunderbird in the launcher, but accidentally removed it.Now, when I drag it back to the launcher, it's there in the launcher, but as a blank space. The thunderbird icon is missing. I can click on the blank space to launch it, but would like to add the icon
How to get the Thunderbird E-Mail Icon to the far right side of the tool bar where the default evolution mail icon is? I can remove the evolution icon and install the Thunderbird icon to the task bar but I cant get it in the exact spot as the default account.
I run version 10.04 GNOME. My problem is (after substantial searching) that I need to have both users ('juliusz' and 'sarah') running Thunderbird but with the same profile (settings, email, accounts etc. preferably of 'juliusz'). The only results on the internet are share Thunderbird between Windows and Ubuntu.
I have two users juliusz and sarah. I need either of them to have the same profile, always in synch whenever they logon to own account. When I tried to edit sarah's /home/sarah/.mozilla-thunderbird/profile.ini by inserting: Path=/home/juliusz/.mozilla-thunderbird/xxxxxxx.default after i run Thunderbird for 'sarah' I get message: "Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Thunderbird process, or restart your system." I checked with "ps aux" there is no Thunderbird running in sarah's session. There is no Thunderbird running in juliusz's session when I reloged to juliusz.
I have Thunderbird installed and I really enjoy it as an application. I would like to set Thunderbird to start on boot. I tried to locate the binary for it in /usr/bin/ but was not able to. Has anyone done this before or does anyone know how I might go about locating the binary for it?
I'm on a fresh install (albeit I've kept my former separate /home partition) of 10.04 UNR. Thunderbird (mail client) won't start saying it's already running and I've either to close it before or reboot.
Problem is Thunderbird is not running as also confirmed with the terminal output below Rebooting didn't solve, nor did uninstalling Thunderbird, rebooting and reinstalling.
Tonight I did the usual apt-get update/upgrade and it installed a newer version of Thunderbird.
Synaptic says the version I have is 3.0.5+build2+nobin.
Their is a bug [URL] that refers to an upstream directory which I don't have. Apparently some recent upgrades have produced some kind of circular link. I am not sure whether that is the problem I have but this is supposed to give the answer. Not sure whether it does but here is some terminal output:
When I click on the Thunderbird icon, there is an item that appears in the bar at the bottom of my screen that says Thunderbird and it produces a tiny vertical bar at the top of my screen that can be dragged into a an application window that is blank.
Oddly, when I asked firefox to send a link (forgetting that thunderbird wasn't working) it popped up the usual box to send an email and let me send it. The main screen of thunderbird still won't start.
I just upgraded my laptop from fedora 10 to 12, in spite of all kinds of hassles I am nearly able to use the system. Except I noticed that whenever I connect to the ethernet via NetworkManager, both of firefox(3.5.6) and thunderbird(3.0) won't start a window and there is no error output. The programs just hang there so that I have to kill them explicitly. The strange thing is that if I just disconnect the network then they can start up without problem. I can then reconnect to the network and both of them work fine.