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PGP Enigmail Problem, can no longer decrypt or sign my own messages

From one day to another my Enigmail Thunderbird Plug-In stopped working and I can no longer decrypt messages send to me encrypted with my public key. Even if I wrote these messages myself. Every time ...
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Thunderbird says incorrect username/password while configuring gmail?

I'm trying to configure my gmail with ThunderBird via IMAP. I havent enabled 2FA with my gmail account . Thunder bird says invalid username/password. I'm pretty sure what i typed was right . I have ...
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How Do I Sync My Exchange Calendar in Ubuntu (Thunderbird / Lightning)?

Coming from a Microsoft Windows Environment, what is the best way to sync one's calendar on Ubuntu / Thunderbird / Lightning?
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How do I get Thunderbird to use Firefox to open URLs?

Every time I try to open a URL found in an Email from within T-Bird, it opens Ubuntu Web Browser instead of my default browser, Firefox. How do I fix? Note: I've already tried a manual config edit ...
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How do I make thunderbird auto-start everytime I log in in Ubuntu 13.04

I would like to have thunderbird mail running as soon as I turn on both of my PCs I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and 13.14 however when i go to the startup menu it's empty, I can click add to add a program ...
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Thunderbird Mails (not enough disk space)

I am using thunderbird mail and the partition in which mails are stored is of 470gb from which only 64gb is used. Now the problem is whenever i start thunderbird it generate a error message which ...
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Email Client Thunder Bird Getting Hange

After installation of Google calendar add-on in Thunderbird, when click the icon to open a Thunderbird its getting hanged. Looking very strange .. How to fix this ...
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How can I make Thunderbird bring compose windows to the front when I click on a mailto link?

Whenever I click on a mailto link in my browser, Thunderbird obviously opens a new compose window, but it doesn't bring it to the foreground. How can I change this behavior so the window is always ...
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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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Linux calendar that synchronizes with outlook

I am using a windows phone, however my desktop OS is Ubuntu. I would find it really neat to synchronize a calendar on my phone with a calendar on my desktop computer. However, on the WP there is only ...
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Thunderbird profile on Ubuntu and windows 7

I am trying to use the same profile on Ubuntu and Windows 7. I moved the profile to a partition accessible by both systems. I can load it on windows 7 without any problem. Idem in Ubuntu. If I boot on ...
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configure thunderbird to read local spool mail [migrated]

I was trying to add a comment to Local mail in Thunderbird in /var/mail/username but I need 50 reputation to do so, hence a new question: I have a similar problem as in the linked question: I get ...
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Import hours as a template in Evolution

In my new job I set up a weekly schedule for me and my collegues as a base to make changes from. I'm syncing and sharing this calendar through google, but I'm using evolution because it is easier to ...
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Installing Lightning Add-On on Thunderbird

I attempted to install The Lightning plugin for Thunderbird. I do this by going to Tools -> Add-ons. I search for Lightning and click "Add to Thunderbird". Then I get a popup asking me if I want to ...
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Thunderbird resets profile after second start up

The issue is as follows: After cleanly reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I set up my thunderbird profile (using the profile manager), which I store on a separate ext4 partition (I am owner of this ...
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How can I transfer Thunderbird profile from Windows XP? [duplicate]

I've saved the profile on a flash drive by using the Import/Export feature of the Windows Thunderbird. However, the Thunderbird in Ubuntu seems to be a reduced version of the Windows one. In the ...
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How to modify desktop calendar settings on Kubuntu 14.04?

How can I modify the following things on the desktop calendar on Kubuntu 14.04 with kde 4.13: 1.change the first day of the week to monday 2.remove these useless US holidays from it 3.there are ...
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Moving old laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 14.04

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Now, do i just install the Lubuntu desktop package to 'overlay' on Ubuntu (does that result in only Lubuntu on her ...
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Why does Thunderbird keep asking me for my google password

and then reject my password when I enter it? It is connecting to my gmail account without any problem. This seems to be when it tries to get access to my google calendar.
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Inbox missing in Thunderbird

My inbox is missing in Thunderbird ver. 32.2.0. I only have trash & outbox how do I restore this. I am running Kubuntu 14.10 LTS 64bit
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How do I enable photos yet still block e-mail sharing & IP sharing in Thunderbird + Enigmail?

I am an Ubuntu newbie (14.04) using Thunderbird with the Enigmail extension. I would like to know if it is possible to block data sharing, such as e-mail address and IP address, yet still enable ...
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Firefox, Thunderbird will not open after attempting upgrade 14.04-14.10

Before trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, both Firefox and Thunderbird worked properly. I tried to upgrade, but it hung somehow and I had to reboot, (press the reset button, the little one ...
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i cannot read emails on thunderbird i am using ubuntu 12.04 server postfix dovecot

i cannot read emails on thunderbird i am using ubuntu 12.04 server postfix dovecot i am using pop3 port 110 and smtp port 587 i can send emails to external emails i can receive emails on the server ...
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Thunderbird/E-Mail icon not showing on Systems-Tray

I just set up Thunderbird on my 14.04 system and I remember seeing an E-Mail icon in the Systems-Tray around a year ago. As I didn't need it, I somehow made it go away. How do I get an E-Mail ...
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import thunderbird account from file

Thanks for the help everyone. I'm going to rephrase this entry to highlight the solution in case anyone else searches and ends up here. I had to re-install all my data from a saved backup. I use ...
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Is there an alternative to AutoKey?

This questions was already asked here 7 months, but had no correct answer. So I would like to ask again: Is there an alternative to AutoKey, which executes text expansions, when specific abbreviations ...
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How can I do a backup of my Thunderbird inbox

Ubuntu 14.04 is seriously misbehaving, and I only have access to the terminal. I propose to do a full reinstall, but want to backup the Thunderbird inbox for reinserting if it is otherwise lost in the ...
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How can Partition directory changes every reboot?

The problem is visible on my thunderbird profile folder which I have on the 3rd partition that 14.04 shares with win7. Direction 1: ...
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Strange font rendering after installing Dolphin

After installing and testing KDE's Dolphin for a while the font rendering (or maybe anti-aliasing?) in non-GTK (e.g. Chrome and Thunderbird) programs looks strange. Playing around with QT(4) and KDE ...
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How to remove (some) gmail folders in Thunderbird

I have started using gmail thru Thunderbird and every incoming email is duplicated 3 times (it will appear once in the 'Inbox' folder, once in the 'Gmail/All Mail' folder and once in the ...
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Can I use my @icloud.com email address for Thunderbird

I'm thinking about switching from OS X to Ubuntu, and I want to know if I can use my iCloud email address, or if I'll have to make a new one.
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14.04: Force a Thunderbird Lightning Reminder to Topmost Window

My reminders for Thunderbird's Lightning calendar add on pop up behind the current window I am focused on (such as a web browser). This makes it very difficult to notice a reminder is happening, ...
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how do I fix thunderbird so I dont have to be root to start it -ubuntu 14.04

when I've installed thunderbird, I've stuffed up the permissions somehow and now only 'sudo thundebird' will work. It used to be ok but I must have got a bit to experimental. I dont no anything about ...
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Thunderbird with Lightning and Google provider no longer working?

I'm using Thunderbird 31.1.12, Lightning 3.3.1 with Provider for Google Calendar 1.0.1 in Ubuntu 14.04 When I try to add my google calendars, I select 'Create new calendar'> 'On my Network'> and ...
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Duplicate events on Thunderbird Lightning

It seems that Google have stepped up security and provider for Google Calendar requires a popup authentication like "Online Accounts". As soon as I did authorise the calendar, I ended up with ...
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Remove conflicting stuff thunderbird

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am using Thunderbird for my mail. The thing is I wasn't getting the notification sound to play, After Googling and viewing multiple posts, I installed what the ...
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How to get the mail indicator to always work for Thunderbird?

I have just set up my email addresses to Thunderbird. I would like to get notifications and make icon blue when I get new mails even if I don't have Thunderbird open. How do I achieve this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 no email account

I thought by installing Ubuntu alongside windows I could use both windows desktop + ubuntu. I deleted Thunderbird; could not get it to work but now have no default email. It's blank. How do I get ...
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thunderbird mail contacts backup

Do you know how I can back up my address book in Thunderbird mail. I want to be able to make a back up of my address book in case my computer crashes and I loose all my email contacts. I have managed ...
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Why doesn't POP3 work when IMAP works in Thunderbird?

I'm trying to setup my hotmail account on Thunderbird but it just won't work... I've tried with IMAP and that works fine. But I want to use POP3. To be sure that my information is correct, i have ...
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Outgoing mail doesn't work

Recently started migrating to Ubuntu from windows where my email services worked fine. I set up my mail utility using Thunderbird. It receives mail ok (POP3) but won't send. I get the following error ...
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No longer able to move messages in Thunderbird using HUD in Ubuntu 14.04

I used to use the HUD in Thunderbird to move email messages to different folders. I found this a useful feature in Ubuntu 12.04 as I have a lot of email folders and it is quicker to use the HUD than ...
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Force thunderbird open attachments read-only

I asked help already in mozilla forums: [...] it seems, that since the update to v31 Thunderbird does not open attachments as read-only (at least on my installs) and you can edit and save ...
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Can't send email with Thunderbird and Gmail

I configured my Gmail account in Ubuntu 14.04 with Thunderbird. I only can receive mail but cannot send it. I am looking for a solution but with basic configuration it is not possible. Version of ...
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Firefox “email link” doesn't give Thunderbird window focus

Ubuntu 14.04 FF 32.0 Thunderbird 31.0 When on a web page, one can perform File -- Email Link. Ever since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, Firefox will send the link to Thunderbird, but will not give the new ...
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Understand Mozilla Thunderbird folders in Ubuntu

I want to delete all files which are in the "outgoing" and "drafts" folder of a certain email (IMAP) account in my Thunderbird. Obviously it will by located in the /home/username/.thunderbird folder. ...
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Display thunderbird unread count docky gnome

I was wondering if it's possible to display the unread e-mail's count on the Thunderbird icon on my Docky bar. I am using ubuntu gnome and already have tried multiple things which include: ...
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migrate from Thunderbird to Evolution without re-downloading IMAP mails

I have about 3GB mails hold for offline usage in my thunderbird and it would take quite a while on a slow iinternet connection to re-download them all again in evolution. Is there a way to install ...
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How to import messages from certain date into Thunderbird

I have a e-mail archive in mbox format and need to import messages newer than the certain date to the Thunderbird. As I don't see any such option in Thunderbird itself and the only add-in I've found ...
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Number of new messages disappears at launcher icon when parameter 'mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder' is set to new value

As soon as I change the default value for mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder to the Inbox, the small box with the number of new messages on launcher icon disappears and is never shown again. ...