Something that comes up often about Instantbird is why we only support three statuses: Available, Unavailable and Offline. (We do actually support a fourth one too, Idle, but that is set automatically, not chosen by the user.) Frequently this discussion is in the context of wanting an “Invisible” status, but …read more →
If you haven’t seen the announcement…Instantbird 1.2 has been released! It’s got a ton of great new features that I’m excited for: better tab complete, a marker showing the last viewed messages, support for Bonjour and more. But the most exciting bits to me are …read more →
I additionally don’t like this idea since …read more →
There was a request on the Instantbird Bugzilla to always show contacts in the contact list as the “big” contact (as shown when a contact is selected). Similarly to my last post, this can easily be done with userChrome.css. See the post if you don’t know what userChrome …read more →
A friend of mine asked me if there was a way to have selected contacts in the contact list NOT expand to two lines (where the status goes onto the second line) in Instantbird.
There’s actually no option to do this in Instantbird, but with a little userChrome tweak …read more →