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Old 06-07-2012, 09:16 AM   #46
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the other thing that I removed here is an old install of robby's xfce and its dependencies (*rlw), reinstalling the -current one, really don't know if related.

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Old 06-07-2012, 11:36 AM   #47
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Neither are on the hard drive. I removed Xfce 4.62 completely and installed 4.10. It has been great. "They" got it right this time. I rarely even use KDE anymore, which is just fine with me. I really think the Xfce 4.10 is easily on the eyes, that is, it puts less strain on the eyes.
But, back to Thunderbird, it ran before with Xfce 4.10. The cause has to be one of the more recent changes in -current, but I can't pinpoint which of the following is the culprit:

n/httpd-2.4.2-x86_64-2.txz
n/php-5.4.3-x86_64-3.txz
ap/powertop-2.0-x86_64-1.txz
l/libidn-1.25-x86_64-1.txz
n/irssi-0.8.15-x86_64-5.txz
n/net-tools-1.60-x86_64-4.txz
xap/xchat-2.8.8-x86_64-5.txz
ap/mysql-5.5.24-x86_64-2.txz
d/perl-5.16.0-x86_64-1.txz
l/libxml2-2.7.8-x86_64-4.txz
n/php-5.4.3-x86_64-2.txz
x/libXaw3d-1.6.2-x86_64-2.txz
x/mesa-8.0.3-x86_64-1.txz
x/pixman-0.25.6-x86_64-1.txz
x/xcb-proto-1.7.1-x86_64-2.txz
x/xdm-1.1.11-x86_64-2.txz
x/xf86-input-wacom-0.15.0-x86_64-2.txz
x/xf86-video-apm-1.2.4-x86_64-2.txz
x/xf86-video-modesetting-0.3.0-x86_64-1.txz
x/xinput-1.6.0-x86_64-1.txz

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Old 06-07-2012, 12:03 PM   #48
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I think it's not any of those, because all the latest updates are installed here, and after the cleaning of this morning it functions properly.
Before I got your same exact error.
I suggest you an install from scratch of -current, eventually in a virtual machine: you will see that it will work fine (like it does to the other people that have reported in this topic).

O.T. it seems that scrolling of the pages has changes in the latest firefox: I like the new one!

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Old 06-08-2012, 02:42 PM   #49
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I read your reply, just above, last night and thought, "No, I've done two completely from scratch installs in the last 3 to 4 weeks and I'm not about to go through that again, at least for another year.. anyway."

But, you're going to love this one. This morning I installed the latest KDE 4.8.4 packages from Alien Bob (Thank you very much. ), re-booted and fired up KDE to see what is new and exciting. Just for chuckles I started Thunderbird and was very surprised when it didn't immediately crash. It is now running fine in KDE 4.8.4, but wouldn't run in 4.8.3. It still won't run in Xfce 4.10.
Oh well. I don't know why, but I'll take what has been "offered."
 
Old 06-08-2012, 11:11 PM   #50
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Ah, ha!

Ponce, It turns out we were not alone:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751871
 
Old 06-09-2012, 12:08 AM   #51
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I linked that bug in my first message, but seems unrelated (if you apply those patches it still crashes)
 
Old 06-09-2012, 01:37 PM   #52
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I linked that bug in my first message, but seems unrelated (if you apply those patches it still crashes)
Hmmm... Seems to describe the problem accurately.

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Old 06-09-2012, 01:42 PM   #53
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it seemed also to me, that's why I tried (but no dice)
 
Old 06-15-2012, 03:31 PM   #54
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Well, it took awhile, but I figured out what triggers the problem with Thunderbird in Xfce 4.10, but I still don't know the cause.
I deleted the Xfce configuration files and started from scratch. Changed the panels, added a few plug-ins, and no problem, Thunderbird ran just fine.
Next, I changed the icon package from the default to another, doesn't matter which one, and tried to start Thunderbird, it failed. Changing the icon package back to the default doesn't help. It was necessary to delete the configuration files and start over again.
The second time, instead of changing the icon package I changed the window manager (appearance) and Thunderbird failed again, and again, changing it back doesn't solve the problem, the configuration files have to be deleted.
That is where I left it for now.

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Old 06-15-2012, 06:10 PM   #55
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Thunderbird will be updated soon as they released 13.0.1 to fix some regression as well as firefox 13.0.1
 
Old 06-16-2012, 05:47 AM   #56
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Just for information: the patch that was necessary to get Firefox 13.0 to compile, named "firefox_cache_dir.patch.gz" in the -current sources, is still necessary when compiling 13.0.1. The "official" advice for resolving this problem is to stop building inside the source tree, although I don't really consider that an acceptable solution.
 
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Old 06-16-2012, 07:09 AM   #57
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Just for information: the patch that was necessary to get Firefox 13.0 to compile, named "firefox_cache_dir.patch.gz" in the -current sources, is still necessary when compiling 13.0.1. The "official" advice for resolving this problem is to stop building inside the source tree, although I don't really consider that an acceptable solution.
And remember to change the VERSION-string in the SlackBuild-script to:
Code:
# Work around a glitch where .py files go missing.
# Don't apply this to future versions...  we'll see how those go then.
if [ "$VERSION" = "13.0.1" ]; then
  zcat $CWD/firefox_cache_dir.patch.gz | patch -p1 --verbose || exit 1
fi
Mats

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Old 06-16-2012, 04:40 PM   #58
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Thunderbird will be updated soon as they released 13.0.1 to fix some regression as well as firefox 13.0.1
It was and it has been installed, but that didn't solve the problem. As before Firefox and Seamonkey work in Xfce 4.10, but Thunderbird does not.
I would like to solve the problem, but I've been using SeaMonkey since the problem started and doubt I'll go back to Thunderbird. SeaMonkey does a better job retrieving and sending mail, especially sending mail. Thunderbird would often hang at around 70% when sending an e-mail with a file attached and then time out. That hasn't happened with SeaMonkey.

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Old 06-16-2012, 07:53 PM   #59
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Just upgraded current with the June 14 update.

And I have trouble with Seamonkey 2.10 while running fvwm2 under xdm on current x86_64.

Occasionally Seamonkey 2.10 creates a small "document" icon out of my cursor and the keyboard mostly freezes and there is nothing to do but kill X (Ctl-Alt-Backspace).

Or go to the Ctl-Alt-F6 terminal, open a shell session and kill Seamonkey 2.10.

Is there still a copy of the old x86_64 Seamonkey-2.9.1 package out there somewhere?

Update: This bug appears to be a version 2.10 bug.

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=736811

Update: This bug happened again. That makes 3 times in one day after upgrading
to current.

I'm going to uninstall Seamonkey until I can either get a fixed version or get an old version of Seamonkey 2.9.1

Last edited by comet.berkeley; 06-16-2012 at 11:11 PM. Reason: happens one more time...
 
Old 06-17-2012, 04:01 AM   #60
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Is there still a copy of the old x86_64 Seamonkey-2.9.1 package out there somewhere?
For slackware64-current http://butler.cc.tut.fi/~kaukasoi/sl...1-x86_64-1.txz and for slackware-current http://butler.cc.tut.fi/~kaukasoi/sl...9.1-i486-1.txz
 
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