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Is there a way to add Mozilla Thunderbird to the messaging menu?

I've installed the Netbook edition 10.04, and I've setted Thunderbid as default mail program, but when I click on the mail icon in the tray bar, it always calls Evolution...

What I'm missing?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi Jan 17 '11 at 17:47

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There is an extension to let Thunderbird work with the Ubuntu Mail Indicator (aka the envelop icon on the taskbar). Install it in Thunderbird.

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thanks! I'll try as soon as possible :) – tanathos Sep 27 '10 at 14:06

The easiest way to integrate Thunderbird into the indicator applets is detailed in this post by OMG Ubuntu :

Direct Link :

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Sorry - same info as Javier posted! – Scaine Sep 27 '10 at 15:20
This might also be of interest if you prefer not to have Thunderbird running but still need indicator-based notification of new -email : – Scaine Sep 27 '10 at 15:21

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