moz & seamonkey both hosed-further developments

anthony baldwin anthonybaldwin at
Mon Nov 13 03:55:43 UTC 2006

anthony baldwin wrote:
> anthony baldwin wrote:
>> Hi...
>> I don´t know what I did...
>> I tried to install some Mozilla Dictionary extension...that´s the only 
>> thing I can think of...but it did NOT successfully install.
>> Anyway, since then, the top navigation bar (with: file edit view, etc.) 
>> is basically gone.  I mean, I can see where it is supposed to
>> be, but it is way tiny, and none of the menus are visible or accessible.
>> And the status bar at the bottom now lacks the former icons to open 
>> moz-mail, composer, address-book, etc.
>> Basically, moz is crippled, and lacking important function, for which  
>> LOVE it.
> Oh yeah, and Moz is not showing any of my bookmarks at all, even though 
> the entire bookmarks
> html file is still there in /home/me/.mozilla (and I was able to import 
> them into seamonkey and firefox).
>> I DLed the seamonkey project, to give that a shot, anyway, and it is 
>> functional, except the status bar on that is
>> HUGE, taking up a good two inches of screen real estate, which basically 
>> sucks.
>> Sure, I have Firefox and Thunderbird installed but THEY SUCK!  Why?  
>> clicking on a mailto: link in Firefox
>> does absolutely nothing.  clicking on a link within a mail message in 
>> Thunderbird does absolutely nothing.
>> I would have to go through a lot of annoying copying & pasting.  And 
>> Firefox doesn´t tell you when Thunderbird has received a message, but 
>> Moz, while I am reading or working online, tells me that new mail has 
>> arrived.
>> I need all of that functionality for my work, thus, I choose to have an 
>> integrated browser/mail suite (yeah, I and I sometimes
>> even use composer for some basic page editing, too.  It´s simple and 
>> lightweight, has both wysiwyg and html tabs,
>> and is integrated with my browser...or was, until Moz stopped working).  
>> I would get better performance with
>> Konq and Kmail, but I don´t like Kmail (I like Konq, I´ll admit).
>> So...anyway, I´m not here to start a browser war...I just want my 
>> beloved Mozilla working functionally, or, Seamonkey to not have a 2 inch 
>> status bar.  Tanto faz.

Actually, at this stage, Seamonkey is giving the same problem that Moz 
1.7.12 was with the nav bar and status bar
(only worse, since the status bar is still huge).

>> Any ideas?
>> Thanks
>> abraços
>> tony

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