12.04 is the worst yet

Ryan Gauger rtgkid at gmail.com
Tue May 15 23:12:32 UTC 2012


Could you please explain why Thunderbird hurts? I (or somebody else on this ml) may be able to help you out. For me, it works better than Kmail because Thunderbird automatically sets up your email account, but I don't think Kmail does. Thanks!

In Christ,
Ryan

On May 14, 2012, at 11:10 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:

> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 15/05/12 10:02, Bruce Marshall wrote:
>>> I finally got 12.04 installed after spending several DAYS on each
>>> of beta 1 and beta 2.  (mostly ubiquity problems along with
>>> aptitude which I have decided is a piece of&*&^%$)
>>> 
>>> But 12.04, once installed has been an ugly experience.
>>> 
>>> Kmail crashes about 12 times a day (about every half hour in use)
>> 
>> "If it hurts, why do it?" :-) .
>> 
>> Kmail has had a problem for quite some time now from what I have been
>> reading. Why not switch to Thunderbird?
> 
> Because Thunderbird hurts even more (IMHO). I had a brief look at 
> Thunderbird recently, and to me it looks worse than it did the last time 
> I tried it (some years ago). Unfortunately there is no way to keep the 
> good old kmail instead of the newfangled kmail2, at least until kmail2 
> is usable. :( Therefore I suppose I'll not upgrade my desktop and stay 
> with 10.04 for now.
> 
> OTOH, I can't complain about the rest of 12.04 - no real problems so far 
> on the other machines where I have it installed already.
> 
> 
> Nils
> 
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