[Bug 1507652] [NEW] thunderbird main window can't be started from unity starter icon if email compose window is opened

Karl-Philipp Richter krichter722 at aol.de
Mon Oct 19 15:24:40 UTC 2015

Public bug reported:

If the email compose window has been opened in the `thunderbird` main
window and then the main window is closed so that the compose window
stays open there's no way to open the main window again without closing
the compose window.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: thunderbird 1:38.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.15.04.1
Uname: Linux 4.2.2-040202-generic x86_64
AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.5
Architecture: amd64
 /dev/snd/controlC0:  richter    3036 F.... pulseaudio
BootDmesg: (Nothing has been logged yet.)
BuildID: 20150930121410
Channel: Unavailable
Date: Mon Oct 19 17:18:53 2015
Extensions: extensions.sqlite corrupt or missing
ForcedLayersAccel: False
 # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback
IncompatibleExtensions: Unavailable (corrupt or non-existant compatibility.ini or extensions.sqlite)
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-09-14 (34 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
 default via dev eth2  proto static  metric 100 dev lxcbr0  proto kernel  scope link  src dev eth2  scope link  metric 1000 dev virbr0  proto kernel  scope link  src dev eth2  proto kernel  scope link  metric 100
Locales: extensions.sqlite corrupt or missing
MarkForUpload: True
 IcedTea-Web Plugin (using IcedTea-Web 1.5.2 (1.5.2-1ubuntu2)) - /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/lib/amd64/IcedTeaPlugin.so (icedtea-7-plugin)
 iTunes Application Detector - /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/librhythmbox-itms-detection-plugin.so (rhythmbox-mozilla)
 Shockwave Flash - /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=38.3.0/20150930121410 (In use)
 icedtea-7-plugin  1.5.2-1ubuntu2
 rhythmbox-mozilla 3.1-1ubuntu3
RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
SourcePackage: thunderbird
 current build number: 0
 device name: 
 channel: daily
 last update: Unknown
Themes: extensions.sqlite corrupt or missing
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 07/12/2013
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 71CN51WW(V1.21)
dmi.board.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: INVALID
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: 31900003WIN8 STD MLT
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvr71CN51WW(V1.21):bd07/12/2013:svnLENOVO:pn20221:pvrLenovoIdeaPadZ500Touch:rvnLENOVO:rnINVALID:rvr31900003WIN8STDMLT:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrLenovoIdeaPadZ500Touch:
dmi.product.name: 20221
dmi.product.version: Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO

** Affects: thunderbird (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug vivid

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