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Re: Linux Netscape and OpenBSD 2.6
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Linux Netscape and OpenBSD 2.6
- From: Federico Giannici <giannici_(_at_)_neomedia_(_dot_)_it>
- Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 10:49:51 +0100
- Cc: Dallas Wisehaupt <dallas_(_at_)_pixar_(_dot_)_com>, Mike Lockwood <mike_(_at_)_voodoomonkey_(_dot_)_com>
- Organization: Neomedia s.a.s.
Thank you for yours suggestions, but I already tried to delete (actually
rename) all netscape directories (.netscape, nsmail, nsnews and
ns_imap), but the problem remained!
Moreover, as time passes I found the BSDI version of Netscape too much
bugged and incomplete to work with.
I think that tomorrow I'll format my disk and start a fresh 2.6
Dallas Wisehaupt wrote:
> another thing to try.
> if you are checking your mail via IMAP, delete all of your ~/nsmail/.*.summary
> files. these will be rebuilt on the next check mail. make sure netscape is
> shut down when you do so though.
> You should not need to remove your whole .netscape directory at all, at most
> you may need to zap the .netscape/preferences.js
> just some things we have noticed with netscapes "features"
> On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Mike Lockwood wrote:
> > Hi Federico,
> > You might want to try deleting your ~/.netscape directory, in case
> > something got corrupted in there.
> > Mike
> > Federico Giannici wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks to your suggestions, now I was able to install the official 2.6
> > > linux_lib.
> > >
> > > Unluckily, the problem that I have with the Linux version of Netscape
> > > remains since I upgraded to 2.6. Even if the upgrade from 2.5 went OK,
> > > and now I have reinstalled the linux_lib, every time I try to get new
> > > e-mails, the program freezes!
> > >
> > > I know that somebody with a completely new installation of 2.6 was able
> > > to run that program.
> > >
> > > So, is there something else I can try before I'm forced to format my
> > > disk and start making a new installation?