[Coco] Linux box needs ethernet connection to router/web/LAN

Mark McDougall msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Tue Apr 24 23:37:45 EDT 2007

Roger Taylor wrote:

> Thunderbird is now fried chicken at my house.  I gave it a chance for 2 
> whole weeks, and it failed.  Sorry guys.  I don't need the continuous 
> pop up windows warning me about e-mail certificates, when I've never 
> seen this using Eudora, Windows Mail (Vista), Outlook, or Outlook 
> Express.  I couldn't get it to quit.  Another pop up that refused to 
> quit is the one that asks if I want the bird to be my default e-mail 
> client.  I told it yes about 20 times a day for 2 weeks and told it not 
> to ask me again, but guess what? :)  And no, I didn't run another client 
> during this time, and yes, I told it not to ask me again.  :)

Sounds like the only problem you had with your installation is that 
Thunderbird wasn't saving any of your configuration...

> It also takes longer to send an e-mail from Thunderbird than any other 
> e-mailer I've got, 

Actually, I'd have to agree with you there. That's one of the few criticisms 
I have with TB. That and the occasional threading mix-ups are the most 
obvious problems.

For the record, I hate Outlook etc with a _passion_, and flatly refuse to 
use it - period.


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