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[SOLVED] FossaMail & Pale Moon crash on anything in menubar

Posted: 2015-07-05, 18:44
by JSladek
I am attempting to see if FossaMail (in particular) and PaleMoon would be a good changeover from TBird & FF. However, I cannot even get started. After installing the program(s) and going through the initial data entry, a click on any menu bar item for either product crashes the program. Both products are 64 bit Linux.

My OS is SolydK-64 (debian 8.1 & KDE 4.14.2) and I have tried to load and run both programs in both my active OS and off of a live disk. I also tried to install and run FossaMail off of a Kubuntu v14.04 live disk. It failed with all attempts. Any ideas?

Re: FossaMail & Pale Moon crash on anything in menubar

Posted: 2015-07-05, 23:05
by Moonchild
This sounds like the oxygen-gtk issue that is known and a problem because our clients are not on the short list that get special treatment in the theme engine as being a "mozilla application". Changing your theme to something else would fix this -- poking the people in charge of the theming engine would also be a good thing so maybe they actually finally do something about it?

Re: FossaMail & Pale Moon crash on anything in menubar

Posted: 2015-07-11, 15:51
by JSladek
Thanks. That did it for both PM and FM. Now the problem will be to decide on what theme to REALLY change to - I really didn't like the one I tried. Always decisions. <G>