Skip to comments.Mozilla Thunderbird 78 e-mail Client Tabs on Top
Posted on 11/02/2020 3:46:30 PM PST by CedarDave
About this Add-on:
Moves the toolbar for mails back up above the tabbar. Note that this might cause the design to suffer when using a theme not supporting this extension. So the default theme has issues with aero on windows (and looks as terrible as it looked before the changes in 1.11).
Browser designers like to think that newer is better, but changing design and function every few months is a horror for many of us - leave it as it is!!
was updated to 78 today and it BROKE Email, had to download and install 68.12.1 like I had, and of course EVERYTHING is Gone, no address, nada. still downloading 4 years of messages of server to get up to date, and UPDATE is now turned off.
FRIKKIN IDIOTS!! STOP letting Children do things without Adult Supervision.
Just use G-mail like everyone else does these days. To hell with 3rd party email clients of any kind.
In my case, it meant that when Thunderbird updated itself to 78, all my email send/receive functions stopped working and hung. And no error message just sat there connected but unable to proceed.
I finally figured out that there is a way in the Config Editor to change settings to allow mail services that have the older TLS versions (v1.0 and v1.1). Those older ones are less secure, so theyre now deprecated.
Playing with the Config Editor is like playing with Windows Registry via RegEdit. Not for the faint of heart!
I plan to post a thread about this in a day or so.
I presume you know that Google reads every one of your emails, and makes advertising, marketing, and who knows what else decisions about you, based on what they say.
I just “upgraded” from version 68 to the latest version 78. My folders now have a black outline with a white interior instead of the yellow folder I did have before.
I also have several duplicate email address’s.
Tabs are on top right under File | Edit | View etc
Lots of complaints on Mozilla about email problems. I’m still getting them (requests for last minute poilitical donations) but haven’t sent any yet.
Apparently V. 78 is a complete redesign of the email system - screen and functions “updated.” Just crap. At least I’m not the only one with issues.
I use the default “theme”. I never even noticed that the tabs are above the toolbar. /grin
I’ll stick with Thunderbird. I have a BUNCH of email accounts on a private domain and don’t really want to let Google get more hooks in than they already have.
I do not work for the State Department and the server is not in my bathroom.
If that’s what you’re worried about then don’t use email of any kind. If you think you’re safe from that with with firefox email, I’ve got a nice bridge to sell you.
#2 The random yccklof6.default name is different for your install.
Open Thunderbird> Tools> Account Settings> Local Folders>
C:\Users\ Your name \AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\yccklof6.default\Mail
Your old email is there. You can copy and paste the folders into your new folder from the new install.
I’m a die hard FF and TB user. I’m on v78 and it looks different but nothing broke other than some weird folders popped up on my gmail account. I fixed it using the web version of gmail but it was a PITA. I have some customization to FF and TB so that might be helping me out.
I’m considering ditching both products and using Outlook (gasp) and chrome (double-gasp) because the Mozilla products are making me feel like I’m an alpha tester.
You can change the folder colors!!
Right click on any folder> Properties> Icon Color
I now have colorful folders!
Now looking to see how to reduce the spacing of the email lines under the Subject heading. They look double spaced to me.
For later review...
No, that is not wise, since all your email is then in the "cloud," and inaccessible in case of Internet outages or possible future Google censoring of email due to being politically incorrect. Thunderbird works and can download all you mail to your HD. Thank God for it.
My mail tabs with multiple messages were above the top line shown in your screen shot.
Thanks - I just turned off auto-updates and will let them fix it before I allow any other changes.
none of it is there, it deleted everything which is just plain stupid, normally programs reinstall and use the existing saved databases, but these snot nosed kids without adult supervision appear to be not so smart. Maybe they should have called their Mommy for advice first??
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