moz & seamonkey both hosed

anthony baldwin anthonybaldwin at
Mon Nov 13 12:56:50 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.
>> Any ideas?
>> Thanks
>> abraços
>> tony
And why, pelo amor de Deus, does Firefox even have ¨Read Mail¨, and 
¨Send Link¨, etc in it´s menus, when
it doesn´t even open a mail program?


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