Slow local network performance for image attachments

Lars Kristiansen lars at
Sat Mar 29 11:32:15 EDT 2008

Jeff Larsen skrev:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 2:42 AM, Rob Mueller <robm at> wrote:
>>> Squirrelmail on localhost:. very fast, in the blink of an eye,
>>  > likewise with Outlook Express (perish the thought).
>>  >
>>  > So I guess it's Thunderbird. That sucks. I guess I'll take this to a
>>  > Thunderbird forum. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. Some
>>  > days after troubleshooting everyone else's computer problems, there's
>>  > nothing left in the tank for my own...
>>  These are a little old, but it's possible they still apply. The default
>>  settings for Thunderbird IMAP handling with large emails with attachments
>>  sucks... badly.
> The third link above was most to the point. Thank you. Thunderbird is
> a little better now, but I guess the simple solution (more of a
> workaround, really) is to use the 'offline' settings to avoid the
> crappy download performance.

Stumbled upon this, maybe relevant:

Regards, Lars

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