[Users] Problem with clawsrc occasionally reverting to default

Dan Arico dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Wed Mar 25 20:34:24 CET 2015

On Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:10:56 +0100
Joebug <joebug at ouvaton.org> wrote:

> Hello CM List users,
> I am a relatively new user to Clawsmail (less than a year) and am
> slowly discovering its many features - often thanks to this mailing
> list.
> I have sucessfully imported my former thunderbird pop accounts thanks
> to tbird2claws.py and replicated this on two different computers and
> am now enjoying the (new to me) power of IMAP.
> I am experiencing a strange problem with one system - debian 3.16 - CM
> 3.11.1 - hence this message.
> Occasionally, when I start ClawsMail, the "~/.claws-mail/clawsrc"
> reverts to default. I am immediately made aware of this because the
> claws mail window is much smaller than my preferred setup.
> All I have managed to do when this happens is close CM, replace
> clawsrc with clarwsrc.bak and start again. The problem never happens
> twice.

I've run into the same problem. I found a different way to solve it.

Hold down <Alt> and left click on the window. Now you can pull it to
the middle of the screen. Hold down <Alt> and right click. Now you'll
have a handle that will let you move the borders.

Incidentally, this works with any window.

Dan Arico

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One OS to bring them all, and in the Darkness bind them,
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