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Old 06-29-2006, 10:07 AM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: fedora cor 5 x86_64
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Thunderbird, Fedora 5, Enigmail

When trying to using Enigmail for thunderbird, i get this error...

Enigmail: Enigmime Service not available

To permanently avoid this alert, either fix the problem or uninstall Enigmail using the OpenPGP->Preferences menu

Do not show me this dialog again

i enabled the logs to find.

2006-06-29 08:06:20.478 enigmail.js: Logging debug output to /home/atlantis/log/enigdbug.txt
2006-06-29 08:06:20.479 enigmail.js: Enigmail version
2006-06-29 08:06:20.479 enigmail.js: OS/CPU=Linux x86_64
2006-06-29 08:06:20.480 enigmail.js: Platform=X11
2006-06-29 08:06:20.481 enigmail.js: composeSecure=false
2006-06-29 08:06:20.481 enigmail.js: Enigmail.initialize: Error - Enigmime Service not available

has anyone seen this problem, or know whats wrong?
Old 07-01-2006, 05:13 AM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Montpellier, France, Europe, World, Solar System
Distribution: Debian Sarge, Fedora core 5 (i386 and x86_64)
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Did you installed on a standard build of thunderbird taken from mozilla website ? If not, read the notes. You might have to compile enigmail/enigmime yourself or use a package provided by your distribution.

Anyway, it looks like the enigmime package (needed by enigmail and normally installed with the extension) is not available for some reason (probably an incompatibility).


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