[ubuntu-za] Lubuntu displays

chesedo pehshelchesed at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 19:58:12 UTC 2016


Hi (oom) Jan,

A thought that just occurred to me. Is it as if the application's title 
bar is out of the screen (overlapping the top menu)?

Maybe if you can upload/attach a screenshot to give a better idea as I 
have a feeling that this is a "false fullscreen".

Regards,
chesedo

On 10/28/2016 09:37 PM, Jan Greeff wrote:
> Thanks Neil and Raoul,
>
> I have been around that workaround, but the outcome in does not show 
> much and vertainly nothing about "sizemode" so I thought perhaps the 
> Thunderbird version was broken or corrupt. I reloaded via Synaptic, no 
> change.
>
> When I get back to that system some time soon, I will check to see 
> what happens with F11. On my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) it just shows the 
> Thunderbird events calendar.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jan
> On 28/10/2016 11:22, Neil Oosthuizen wrote:
>> Hi Jan,
>>
>> What I could find that might solve the issue is from - 
>> https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1049947
>>
>> From the link:
>>
>> WORKAROUND:
>> 1. Edit ~/.thunderbird/*/localstore.rdf
>> 2. Search for: sizemode="fullscreen"
>> 3. Change it to: sizemode="normal"
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> Neil
>>
>> On 28 October 2016 at 12:34, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net 
>> <mailto:jan at verslank.net>> wrote:
>>
>>     Good day all,
>>
>>     Are there some Lubuntu geeks out there who can point me in the
>>     right direction with this niggle?
>>
>>     When I open Thunderbird Mail, the mail facility covers the whole
>>     screen, blocking out all launchers and menus. I then have to quit
>>     Thunderbird via the "File" menu before I can access anything else
>>     on the machine.
>>
>>     Any help will be appreciated.
>>
>>     Jan
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