F8 and a GPS -
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 20:49:35 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 15:25 -0400, Bob Goodwin USA wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > Removing and reinstalling a package rarely has any effect on Linux
> > (barring dependancy issues), since any personal configuration options
> > you changed are stored in your own home directory.
> > I suggest you create a new user account on your machine and try it from
> > there. If it works, you have a config problem in your own account.
> > poc
> Thunderbird has been a continual problem for several days. So far,
> since re-installing it, it has not missed a beat. Earlier I would try
> to delete mail and it would do nothing until I stopped and restarted
> Thunderbird, it is not doing that now. Other times Thunderbird would
> just stop responding to commands at all and I would have to do xkill and
> then remove a lock file to restore operation. So far none of that has
> occurred. Remember, this was an upgraded system from F7 to F8.
> You may be right, I'm still waiting for the ax to fall ...
Maybe it won't. I should have qualified my earlier remarks by adding "as
long as the installation isn't damaged". You can check for damage with
"rpm -V <package>".
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