Re: Thunderbird almost unusable after upgrade
- Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 23:49:02 -0400
- From: Jape Person <japers@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Thunderbird almost unusable after upgrade
On 08/11/2017 06:27 PM, Javier Barroso wrote:
On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 9:43 PM, Sven Hartge <sven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Sven Joachim <svenjoac@xxxxxx> wrote:
On 2017-08-10 10:24 -0400, Jape Person wrote:
After this upgrade
thunderbird:amd64 (1:52.2.1-4, 1:52.2.1-4+b1)
Thunderbird in Cinnamon DE is almost completely useless because
portions of its windows / text / toolbars don't repaint until the
window is resized. Is anyone else seeing this?
Yes, see https://bugs.debian.org/871629.
Confirmation: Rebuilding 1:52.2.1-4 with gcc-6/g++-6 as the compiler
fixes the problem.
You can also download thunderbird and its addons from
See what packages have you installed from icedove them:
aptitude search '?and(?source-package(icedove),?installed)'
Download to Download/icedove and install with apt install
I was just getting frustrated enough to do the recompile. Ugh. I'm old,
have poor eyesight, and was not anxious to do that while recovering from
I'll give it a shot.
Thank you much for the reminder. I used to love to do things the hard
way, but that's not my thing any more. Just spent today doing a system
installation and configuration for a system that lost a solid state drive.