[Digikam-users] email+thunderbird

Oliver Dörr oliver at doerr-privat.de
Sun Jul 10 17:36:07 BST 2005

Oliver Dörr wrote:

> Stephan van den Akker wrote:
>> Hi Digikam users/developers,
>> I also encountered the same problem with Thunderbird 0.8 through 
>> 1.0.2 (SuSE 9.0 and SuSE 9.2) with Digikam 0.7+. The Digikam "e-mail 
>> images" function saves me hours per week!!
>> The problem seems to be a bug in Thunderbird, which keeps me on the 
>> Mozilla suite for now. Have a look at
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=259305
>> the bugreport is titled "thunderbird -remote not working on linux". 
>> To my dismay the severity rating is "minor". It's a complete 
>> showstopper for me!
>> Maybe we should all vote for this bug to get thunderbird working with 
>> digikam!
>> Greetings,
>> Stephan
>> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=259305>
> Hmmm,
> i can't confirm the bug. -remote works on my system. Could you test it 
> by starting thunderbird and typing
> touch /tmp/file1
> /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird -remote 
> "xfeDoCommand(composeMessage,attachment='file://tmp/file1')"
> into a shell. This should bring a message window up with file1 attached.
of course you have to use your thunderbird startup script instead of 
mine /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird ;-)

Btw. i knew the bug, i'm subscribed to it and they fixed somewhere 
between 0.8 and 1.0. Since then the -remote works again on my system.

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