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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Updating Magento 2.1.x to a Newer Version

To update Magento 2.1.x to a newer version, say your current Magento installation is version 2.1.2 Community Edition, and you would like to update your Magento to the latest version 2.1.3 Community Edition, then use the following commands. Firstly open up your terminals and execute command as below:

Note: Don't use sudo while using composer for the reasons best explained here:

 composer require magento/product-community-edition 2.1.3 --no-update  
 composer update  
 rm -rf var/di/* var/generation/*  
 php bin/magento cache:clean  
 php bin/magento cache:flush  
 php bin/magento setup:upgrade  
 php bin/magento setup:di:compile  
 php bin/magento indexer:reindex  

Same method can be applied for Updating Magento from:
  • Magento 2.1.3 to Magento 2.1.4
  • Magento 2.1.4 to Magento 2.1.5 and so on...

Friday, June 2, 2017

[SOLVED] - Unable to Delete Messages in Thunderbird Email Client

If you cannot delete messages in Thunderbird, it may be caused by a corrupted trash folder.

Here is how to delete the corrupted trash folder and create a new one:
  1. First, open your Profile folder:
    • At the top right of the Thunderbird window, click the menu button 
      New Fx Menu , then select Help, and then Troubleshooting Information. The Troubleshooting Information tab will open.
    • Under the Application Basics section, click on Open Directory. A window with your profile files will open.
  2. Close Thunderbird.
  3. Open the Mail (or ImapMail) folder in your file manager (according to whether you are using POP or IMAP with the affected account).
  4. Open the folder with your incoming mail server name (something like or
  5. Select the Trash and Trash.msf files and delete them. In some accounts, these may be named Bin or Deleted.
  6. Restart Thunderbird.
    • If you are using IMAP, a new Trash folder will be automatically created by Thunderbird.
    • If you are using POP:
      1. In the folder list, right-click on your account name and select New Folder....
      2. Enter Trash as folder's name and confirm by clicking on Create Folder.
The trash will reappear and you will be able to delete mail again.


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