Unexplained temporary freezes in Thunderbird Fedora 13

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 16:27:10 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 09:52 -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 06/25/2010 02:05 PM, g wrote:
> > Jerry Feldman wrote:
> > <snip>
> >
> >> This weekend I plan on installing the 32-bit version initially with no
> >> extensions after further checking.
> > much luck. may your weekend be productive, joy full, and time spent with
> > more pleasurable time than 32 bit thunderbird. :D
> Preliminary results. I went back and checked every account setting, and
> I found that I was downloading all iMAP mail, and since gmail stores
> SPAM for 30 days and stores trash forever, the All MAIL folder was huge.
> So far I have not experienced a freeze, so I am assuming that the
> apparent freeze condition was of my own making by not reviewing my
> settings.

As you probably know, the way to limit this is via folder subscriptions.
Also, I don't download IMAP mail but rather access it online. That
depends on your needs of course.


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