WAS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS..etc... now Thunderbird cant be killed

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 8 07:16:23 UTC 2012

On 7 June 2012 23:54, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 June 2012 23:36, Roger <arelem at bigpond.com> wrote:
>> sudo kill 3758 has no effect
>> After 3 hours the pc has slowed to a crawl and has to be restarted.
>> Is there any other way to kill the app other than the above.
> 'sudo kill -9 <pid>' will terminate the process.

I would be a bit nervous about killing thunderbird in case you left
the database in an inconsistent state and lost your data.  Make sure
you backup your data regularly.

Are you using any addons in tbird?  If so, disable them to see if it helps.


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