Thunderbird 3.0.5 in Ubuntu 10.04

Sam Przyswa samp at
Mon Jul 26 13:56:04 UTC 2010

Le 26/07/2010 13:38, Markus Schönhaber a écrit :
> 26.07.2010 12:47, Sam Przyswa:
>> Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 my Thunderbird 3.0.5 import ALL my IMAP
>> mail folders on my laptop and my ~/.thunderbird folder grows now up to
>> 19Gb and my disk is full !
>> How to fix it ?
> With Thunderbird 3 the default for IMAP accounts was changed to
> downloading the entire messages and not only the headers.
> There's a configuration variable you can set to revert that. I can't
> reach atm, therefore I'm not sure what exactly it was.
> But, independently from the default, you can configure the behaviour per
> IMAP account: Go to the account settings and there to "Synchronisation&
> Storage". You can change the download settings for the entire account or
> even on a per folder basis.

Yes I changed my setting after deleting the entire IMAP database, but 
why the Mozilla Fondation changed the default setting of Synchronisation 
& Storage ?


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