Bug 217187 - impossible to install mozilla.org dictionaries in Thunderbird
impossible to install mozilla.org dictionaries in Thunderbird
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 202403
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thunderbird (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2006-11-24 15:32 EST by David Monniaux
Modified: 2018-04-11 05:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-23 06:53:14 EDT
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Description David Monniaux 2006-11-24 15:32:27 EST
Description of problem:
Dictionaries from mozilla.org cannot be used in thunderbird

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to mozilla.org and pick a .xpi dictionary
2. Try to install it
Actual results:
Thunderbird claims to install the dictionary, lists it for a little moment in
the extension list during installation, then removes it from the list. It does
not appear in dictionary choices.

Expected results:
The installed dictionary should appear in dictionary choices.

Additional info:
Comment 1 John Cooper 2006-12-01 15:23:37 EST
Permissons on /usr/lib/thunderbird- will not allow
non-root users to add to dictionaries.

Fixed by :-
# chmod 777 /usr/lib/thunderbird-
Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2007-01-05 10:05:30 EST
Can fully reproduce on Firefox on RHEL5b2. Maybe chmod 777 is too drastic. What
about chgrp mail + chmod 775?
Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2007-07-23 06:53:14 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 202403 ***

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