For those using Firebird and Thunderbird

Gareth Westwood gareth at
Thu Oct 16 17:40:23 PDT 2003

Rob Park wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've just written a short script that effectively disables the fb/tb 
> "profile manager" (now that firebird 0.7 and thunderbird 0.3 have been 
> released, I've switched from mozilla 1.5rc2).
> If anybody's interested in the script, it's attached.
> To use it, make sure you edit it and change the $FB and $TB variables to 
> point to the directory that you unpacked firebird and thunderbird into.
> Once you've done that, running it without any arguments ('launchmoz') 
> will open a new firebird window (whether firebird is already running or 
> not), and running it with the -mail argument ('launchmoz -mail') will 
> open your thunderbird inbox (whether thunderbird is already running or 
> not).
> You'll never see the profile manager again! Enjoy :)
Nice on Rob, thinks I will be using this. (Need to get thunderbird 
working still). What makes it all the better is that I _Think_ I 
understand what it all says/does. I'm getting better at this linux 
thing. :->>>>

Gareth Westwood
LFS reg. 7163
The function of the expert is not to be more right than other people,
but to be wrong for more sophisticated reasons.
			Dr. David Butler, British psephologist

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