[ubuntu-za] Thunderbird overload?

Wikus wikus at cheetah-microsystems.com
Thu May 10 18:19:19 UTC 2012


The setting Wesley refers to is  under Edit - Account settings - 
Syncronization and Storage (under the relevant imap account)

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On 10/05/2012 19:15, Wesley Werner wrote:
>
> Thunderbird suffers from an insane default. in your imap accout 
> settings, you *must* set the folder sync size to the last 60 days 
> (example) else TB will sync *all* of your mail. I blame dvelopers who 
> live in "bandwidthless world".
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> Look for this setting, I can't give exact info without a pc or TB..
>
> On May 10, 2012 6:19 PM, "Jan Greeff" <jan at verslank.net 
> <mailto:jan at verslank.net>> wrote:
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>     Thunderbird (especially when compacting folders) was causing my
>     Ubuntu 12.04 to hang to the extent where all I could do was to
>     switch off power and start over.
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>     I then reverted to Ubuntu 11.04 , but the same is happening here.
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>     I have about 1,1 gigabyte of e-mails in various folders, could
>     this be the reason why this is happening?
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>     Jan
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