I use Ubuntu 10.04 LTS ( Lucid Lynx) and this morning updated to
latest TBird - 3.1.8 as part of an Ubuntu Update Mgr-prompted update.
Perhaps a coincidence but TBird now hangs on startup with a blank
splash screen titled login to Google Calendar..
When I kill this splash screen (that presumably should contain a form
for user id & password) TB starts up fine but the calendar is greyed out
and the Google calendar does not appear as one of the calendars listed.
So obviously I couldn't use the Edit calendar properties menu to fix
Instead I used the config editor to reset Google calendar to be
writeable - it had somehow been set to readonly.
I now *can* write new events to the calendar and they do migrate to my
Google calendar - viewed via Firefox.
So syncing is working - but I cannot add new calendars (eg public
calendars) and clearly setup is somewhat broken.
Googling tells me that problems like this may be caused by Google
setting limits on # of calendar entries.
I also found a post suggesting that TB 3.1. breaks the Provider plugin
that syncs with Google calendar..
So I have a still-usable setup but one that I dont entirely trust.
Any comments or suggetsions?
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