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Old 01-08-2013, 05:57 PM   #1
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Mozilla Lightning: parallel usage under Linux and Windows


Hello @all,

I have a dual-boot laptop, which runs WindowsXP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04. I have FAT32-drive, which is visible for both OSs and where all my documents (including mail profile) are located. In the last weeks I get problems with extension "Lightning" - either I can use it under Linux, or under Windows (but earlier it ran under both systems simultaneously without issues).

Can anyone give me a hint, how I can resolve the problem? I suspect, it has anything to do with different versions of Thunderbird, which I use on Ubuntu and WinXP. Am I right?

Thanks in advance and best regards from Hamburg/Germany,

Andrey
 
Old 01-08-2013, 07:24 PM   #2
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same versions of Thunderbird and Lightning in both environments?
 
Old 01-09-2013, 03:37 AM   #3
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yes, same versions: Thunderbird 17.0 + Lightning 1.9.
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same versions of Thunderbird and Lightning in both environments?
 
Old 01-09-2013, 12:46 PM   #4
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...I suspect, it has anything to do with different versions of Thunderbird, which I use on Ubuntu and WinXP. Am I right?
Andrey:
Seen this Sharing a profile between Windows and Linux ?

You may need another version of Lightning...

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Old 01-14-2013, 04:05 PM   #5
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Andrey:
Seen this Sharing a profile between Windows and Linux ?

You may need another version of Lightning...
Yes, I have read that article, but I don't see how it can help me.

At the present - after update of Thunderbird under Windows - "Lightning" works. I want to check if it also works under Linux...
 
Old 01-15-2013, 02:48 PM   #6
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I want to check if it also works under Linux...
If they are the same versions, why wouldn't it?

Worse-case scenario, uninstall the one that doesn't work (Thunderbird in --safe-mode or some such switch) and install another version from the another version link.

HTH.
 
Old 04-13-2013, 07:11 PM   #7
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Hello @all,

sorry for being silent for such a long time (I had some problems with my job, and had no time to play further with "Lightning").

Yesterday I found an article, describing my issue: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=3176895. I tried to create a combi-installation of the addon as described in this post. Result: in both OSs (Linux and Windows) I could see "Today Pane" in the Thunderbird, but it had no information at all, and I couldn't synchronize my calendars, the buttons were grey/disabled.

Has anyone here an idea, how I could bring that "combi"-installation into running state? Or, perhaps, another solution...

Greetings from Hamburg,
Andrey
 
Old 04-17-2013, 11:41 PM   #8
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Bro simple way you guys are going tooooo deep uninstall the firefox and install it again sometime It hapens Its an kind of virus but Install it again the problem will be solved mine are solved hopefully your will be solved as well
 
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Bro simple way you guys are going tooooo deep uninstall the firefox and install it again
worst advice ever.
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mv ~/.mozilla/firefox/ ~/.mozilla/firefox.org
 
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worst advice ever.
I agree. @Jack-ah: we speak about Thunderbird. And Thunderbird <> Firefox.
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mv ~/.mozilla/firefox/ ~/.mozilla/firefox.org
What does this code do?

But, anyway, this will not help me, since I used "shared profile"- folder is accessible by both Linux and Windows.
 
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I agree. @Jack-ah: we speak about Thunderbird. And Thunderbird <> Firefox.

What does this code do?

But, anyway, this will not help me, since I used "shared profile"- folder is accessible by both Linux and Windows.
it 'resets' the firefox profile and I meant to give you the "mv thunderbird..." command. and you're correct, it won't help you, sorry.
 
  


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