[CentOS] cross-platform email client

Fri Apr 15 19:39:16 UTC 2011
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 02:30:10PM -0500, Jeff wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
> > I'm a Thunderbird user almost since day one, but now I'm looking for
> > something else. For whatever reason, it doesn't work well for me - every
> > once in a while it becomes non-responsive (UI completely frozen for
> > several seconds, CPU usage goes to 100%) and I just can't afford to
> > waste time waiting for the email software to start working again.

> By default Thunderbird creates a local cache for IMAP accounts -- for
> large accounts, this can be problematic. Have you tried disabling the
> local synchronization?
> Account Settings -> Synch & Storage -> Uncheck "Keep messages for this
> account on this computer"
There is another setting that can apparently cause high CPU usage.
Preferences>Advanced>General>Advanced Configuration>Enable Global Search
and Indexer (don't have Thunderbird handy, so that path might be
slightly off.)

Scott Robbins
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