[SATLUG] Thunderbird Problem

Alan Lesmerises alesmerises at satx.rr.com
Wed Jan 9 20:52:40 CST 2013


On 1/9/2013 7:05 PM, cdv7 at sbcglobal.net wrote:
> Greetings,
> I recently had Linux Mint 13 Maya installed on my computer. I noticed in the Thunderbird Mail In box under Properties the following message :
>
> “Sometimes the folder index (.msf) file becomes damaged and messages may appear missing or deleted messages continue showing; repairing the folder may fix these issues.”
>
> Then the button: “Repair Folder”
>
> As I have been having ongoing mail issues I clicked the button. Thunderbird then began blocking access to my In Box while it worked on the problem. However, this has gone on for several days now, I can still access my other folders but to access my In Box I have to go to my yahoo.com account.
>
> Question: It has been suggested that I may have saved too many messages. What is the recommended maximum amount of messages which can be saved without causing problems?
>
> Request: Please offer simple and user-friendly instructions for repairing this problem.
>
> Thank you for your assistance.~cdv

Both my wife & I have been using Thunderbird exclusively for many years, 
and I've never come across this problem myself.  Have you checked on the 
Mozilla site?

Al Lesmerises



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