Subject: Re: setting preferences in Sunbird
To: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/2007 23:44:57
On Fri, 2 Nov 2007 00:35:28 +0100
"Zafer Aydogan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 2007/11/1, Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>:
> > On Thu, 1 Nov 2007 00:50:00 +0100
> > "Daniel Horecki" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On 11/1/07, Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 1 Nov 2007 00:20:59 +0100
> > > > "Daniel Horecki" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > > Isn't that the same problem like in firefox, seamonkey,
> > > > > thunderbird?
> > > > >
> > > > Firefox has lots of patches, but it works...
> > > >
> > > But seamonkey by default can't save bookmarks, settings... Files
> > > was created with wrong permissions.
> > >
> > I've only briefly experimented with seamonkey. I have no problems
> > with preferences with firefox or thunderbird.
> I can confirm, that I can't save any preferences with thunderbird
> aswell. What's the solution ?
Find the preferences file. It's probably
Check its permissions; if necessary, do
chmod +w ~/.thunderbird/*.default/prefs.js
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb