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Currently Thunderbird has its own password manager, but it offers two possibilities: either you don't encrypt the password stored, or you use another password to encrypt the actual one for e-mail. This sounds quite useless to me, so I would prefer to store Thunderbird passwords in GNOME keyring. Hope this is possible.

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There is an extension called GNOME Keyring integration.

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Have not yet tried it but:

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It does work but may be a bit hard to compile unless your OS works with the default Makefile. Here's my variant for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS + Thunderbird 10.0.2: – Mikko Rantalainen Mar 12 '12 at 11:53
It does work for me too so far, though even for Oneiric I could not find it in binary form and it took some work to compile. has some information. – Jesse Glick Mar 13 '12 at 13:01

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