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I am using Thunderbird with ubuntu since 2007. after the upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 Ubuntu one show me this alert: <

"could not open address book" There was a problem opening the address book "Ubuntu One" - the message returned was: Cannot open book: Could not create DesktopcouchSession object>.

Please what is the meaning of the message and, overall, what can I do?

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Ubuntu One can be used to sync files, but also CouchDB databases. Thunderbird has a method to store an addressbook in your DesktopCouch (personal CouchDB) so that it can be synced between your computers. However, for some reason, it is not working. It's likely a bug in Thunderbird.

If you want to follow the progress of this bug, or add yourself as affected, you can find the bug report here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/desktopcouch/+bug/872639

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Thank you, I have read your link and now it is all clear, I have only to wait –  mario_user28404 Nov 6 '11 at 10:14

http://ubuntuforums.org/newreply.php?do=newreply&noquote=1&p=11423806

The above link helped me to solve the issue. Something to do with disabling an extension.

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference, especially since that cannot be accessed without an Ubuntu Forums account. –  Eliah Kagan Jul 21 '12 at 6:01

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