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In ubuntu 11.04 I was using two thunderbird extensions : - Messaging Menu and Unity Launcher Integration - Unity Launcher Integration

Since 11.10 it seems they are bundled with thunderbird.

But I miss a configuration feature that limit the folders which are monitored by the extensions. I just want to monitor Inbox folders for new mails, not all of my folders...

Is there a way do to this ?

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With Thunderbird running select Edit -> Preferences, in the dialogue box that opens up on the General tab simply select the option as shown below;

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Thanks for the answer. It's as easy as that on one of my ubuntu, but I can't find this option on my other Ubuntu. Need to check what's the difference. – Sioban Dec 5 '11 at 9:04
You need to check what version of Thunderbird you are running - version 8 is the latest. – Mark Rooney Dec 5 '11 at 20:43
I have exactly the same version of all thunderbird package on both computer : thunderbird 8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 thunderbird-globalmenu 8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 thunderbird-gnome-support 8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 thunderbird-locale-fr 1:8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 – Sioban Dec 6 '11 at 20:56
I don't suppose there's a way of setting specific folders? – Ken Kinder Feb 17 '12 at 16:52

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