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Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 4 fixes corrupted summary files!

October 6th, 2009 No comments

Since ditching Outlook after Outlook 2003 (Outlook 2007, 2003 was fine in comparison) came around I’ve been using Mozilla Thunderbird as my ever faithful email client. Its fast, lightweight and not as bloated as Outlook is – couple it with Lightning and you’ll be laughing!

Thunderbird 3 brings some cool features for users with the biggest being tabbed message windows (and calendars etc). If you downloaded the new 3.x betas make sure you get Beta 4, the long standing issue with the Messagebox Summary file being corrupt has been finally addressed. Its been a pet hate for a long time now, sometimes searching a folder can corrupt an MSF (means having to go and remove the MSF so it rebuilds the index!), no more! Thunderbird will now fixup any problematic MSF files in the background, yay!

The search in Thunderbird 3 is a massive improvement over the other clients I’ve used, give it a go!

After you download Thunderbird, make sure you get the latest nightly for Lightning Calendar Addon and Google Provider and use them.

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Weekend Nerding: Ubuntu 9.04 and GCC 4.4.0 released!

April 24th, 2009 2 comments

Just verfied that today is Friday – they really need an RSS feed for this. What better time to release GCC 4.4.0 and the highly anticipated Ubuntu 9.04.

GCC 4.4.0 brings improved C++0x support, a new register allocator and with the merge of the Graphite branch, which is “a new framework for loop optimizations based on a polyhedral intermediate representation”. More changes are detailed in their release notes.

As for Ubuntu 9.04, all the lovely bits of changes are documented in the Ubuntu 9.04 overview and dont forget the updated UbuntuGuide for Jaunty. Download links and local Australian Mirrors for iinet & internode.

Woo yeah for Friday.

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