I installed Ubuntu 11.10 One year ago and I stayed with it since I like the launcher behavior and it continues to make me happy without any problems.
I stop using my computer for almost one month and now each time I launch Thunderbird the application hang for 2/3 minutes with a lots of hard drive access.
I think this might be related to the SQLite and search engine re-index after an eavy IMAP load.
But my reflexion is more from a user view.
I don't want to wait at Thunderbird startup but I don't care to wait on messages search.
First of all : How can I purge my thunderbird so it won't take long at startup ?
How can we make Thunderbird stay calm so that other user won't have this bug again ?
The first thing I tried is configuration :
How could I see what's going on with my hard drive ?
I installed iotop that give me this informations :
Whenever I compose a message in Thunderbird, there is room for four recipients, but I usually only use one. Is there some way to make this field smaller?
Try this Add-on:
Found the link in a Mozilla bug about this issue: