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Re: thunderbird user interface doesn't draw/update properly after a hardware upgrade




On 2017-08-12 12:28 -0400, Gary Dale wrote:

> I'm running Thunderbird on a Debian/Buster system but my profile is
> stored on a Debian/Stretch server. I've been doing it this way for
> years.
>
> When I brought my systems back up yesterday, everything seems OK (in
> fact noticeably faster than before - including accessing files on my
> network shares). However Thunderbird is almost unusable.
>
> When I start Thunderbird, even in safe mode, it launches OK but the
> panels don't draw themselves.

That's https://bugs.debian.org/871629.  Remedy: upgrade thunderbird to
1:52.2.1-5 from sid or downgrade to 1:52.2.1-4.

Cheers,
       Sven