[lug] Mozilla mail: won't connect to server

Bear Giles bgiles at coyotesong.com
Sun Dec 18 11:05:05 MST 2005

One problem solved - to load Firefox and Thunderbird I have to break 
security and use

$ xhost -
$ firefox
$ xhost +

No other app requires this.

Mozilla is still using telepathy.

bgiles at coyotesong.com wrote:
> I had _severe_ problems with my mail starting last night, and reached the
> point where I had to reinstall mozilla 1.7 from scratch and nuke the
> existing profiles.
> I've recreated my mail accounts and verified that I can send email, but
> it's apparently checking for email via telepathy.  It's certainly not
> using IMAP -- the servers on the other side aren't seing any connection
> requests.
> Any ideas?
> (Before someone suggests thinking outside of the box, I've tried
> thunderbird but it thinks my x-server refuses to talk to it and Kmail
> appears to assume you have a far larger display than mine.  I'm currently
> limping with webmail, but that's not a viable long-term solution.)
> Bear
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