[CLUG-tech] Thunderbird and OpenOffice

marius marius at sanbi.ac.za
Tue Dec 11 11:51:17 SAST 2007


marc wrote:
>> Hi,
>> What's up with t/bird & OO?
>> Whenever I open a mail attachment that loads OO & try to do anything in it,
>> my computer == ubuntu hangs - just like M$ but without the nice bsod!
>>     
>
> Too little ram ? Do the disk lights flicker madly ? Linux tends to
> recover eventually by running OOM (heh, the antidote for OO ;)
>
> Alternative: Employ an essential problem solving tactic and 
> partition the problem: Save the attachment and open it in OO 
> after closing t/bird - does it still fail ?
>
> regards
>
> marc
>   
That's what I've learned to do, and it works nicely.
But! I should not have to!
(This morning I forgot & loaded an excel s/s & hello coldboot & then I 
send the orig mail to find out if there are fixes to the s/ware & not to 
the user ;( )



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