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Change color in Thunderbird mail count number

Is there a way to change the color on Thunderbird mail count number icon ?
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How to avoid my filters to cause “another operation in progress” error in Thunderbird?

I have to incoming mail boxes that I read with thunderbird. On both I have filters. Now it happens very often that when I've got mails in both mail boxes, I get the below error message: The ...
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Bidirectionally synchronize Thunderbird profiles (POP3 mail accounts) between two computers

I have two computers, each has Thunderbird installed. I once set up a Thunderbird profile on computer A and configured my email accounts there (all POP3, not IMAP). Later I copied that profile to ...
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When will the latest released of Firefox, Thunderbird and Clamav be available in the repository

RE: Firefox - v46.0.1 released 5-3-16 - currently running v46.0 Thunderbird - v45.1.0 released 5-10-16 - currently running v38.7.2 Clamav - v0.99.2 released 5-3.16 - currently running ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 command prompt (Alt+F2) and start menu opening only for 1 second

I got an issue with my new installation of Kubuntu 16.04. I installed it a few days ago and got everything running, but now I have a strange issue. Every time I open the start menu or command prompt ...
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Enigmail in Thunderbird works only with root

Hi I have a problem with in Thunderbird with enigmail and pinentry-qt4. I went through several tutorials and forums and followed all the steps. Now I found out that it works fine when I run ...
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Xubuntu file 'open with' showing too many “Open with mail recipient”

Shown here: I only updated thunderbird to the latest version when this happened. reverting back to the older version did not solve this. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04. The wrong entries (Open with mail ...
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email can't send PTR record

Using Thunderbird POP3 SMTP Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. Can't send messages but can receive. Error message is "4.4.0 ... Relaying temporarily denied. Cannot resolve PTR record for 202.91.195.235." Am ...
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Unable to open maildir files other than text editor

I installed Thunderbird with maildir. Email files from the maildir structure open with the text editor (MINE format) but not with Thunderbird. How can I change that situation ? PS1: of course, same ...
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How to add XMPP Account without certificate on Ubuntu

We have installed OpenFire on Windows Server and Pidgin client are working fine on Windows 7 machine. problem is that, I'm not able to fetch certificate from OpenFire server and due to this issue, I ...
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How can I migrate from Claws Mail to ThunderBird

I usually use Claws Mail to manage all my mail. I have the accounts configured with pop3, so all my mails are in local and there is no copy on the server. Now I want to use ThunderBird, so how can I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: issues after installation

I made a fresh install of 16.04 version after its release, however my PC (with intel i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM and a Geforce graphyc card) is experimenting several issues that I want to share with ...
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Thunderbird recognizes some pdf files as videos

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and recently have a problem with Thunderbird: Some pdf files attached to emails are not treated as pdf files should be. The attachment settings option for pdf's is set to ...
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Kubuntu: Firefox and Thunderbird display generic icon for launcher

My system was installed with a Kubuntu 14.10, upgraded to 15.04 and now it's a 15.10. Both firefox and thunderbird have launchers in my 'task manager'. For both applications, I get the same generic ...
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thunderbird mail ubuntu gmail syncing in background

i use Thunderbird mail v38.6.0 and it seems like Thunderbird did not synchronize mailbox if only it was open? any way to sync in background?
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How to get Thunderbird in dual boot to work properly?

I have a dual boot machine, KUbuntu 15.10 and Windows 10. The first system installed was KUbuntu and Thunderbird was initially set up on it. Once Windows 10 was up & running I did install ...
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Email Client which runs in background and notifies when email arrives

I am new in Ubuntu and currently running 16.04-beta2 release. I have configured Thunderbird Email client for everyday use and the only problem with Thunderbird is that it doesn't run in background and ...
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thunderbird cant connect to e-mail-provider

i am on u ubuntu 15.10 wily werwolf 64 bit. when i try to connect in thunderbird to my existing e-mailaccount thunderbird hangs while trying to connect to e-mail-provider. (i can acess my account with ...
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Incomplete installation. Baïkal dependencies have not been installed

I have tried to install Baikal in my Ubuntu 15.10 to be able to sync my android phone and my Thunderbird Calendar but it is not working. After I finish the process of installation I get an error ...
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email client to control downloading

I am looking for an email client that I can: 1) control downloads of attachments 2) control how far the history goes back (for downloading inbox) 3) Optional (is considered secure by gmail) For ...
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How can I flag messages as “personal” via sieve?

I use sieve on the mailserver (dovecot) and thunderbird as mail user agent. I want to flag messages which are from me as "personal". High level use case: In long mailing-list discussion I want to ...
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Possible to remove Thunderbird icons in left pane

I would like to remove the icons that appear in the mailbox list in the left pane:
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Is there a simple task planner for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using gnome-fallback on my desktop and looking for a simple calendar/planner app in which I can easily make notes of the appointments and afterwards it reminds me of my appointments using some ...
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Wrong time indicator in Thunderbird/Lightning when there's DST

I've been using Thunderbird with Lightning add-on for several years. The problem is that at summer times, the red bar that indicates current time (see the picture) is off by one hour (it ignores the ...
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Where is the junk folder that I created in Thunderbird on an ubuntu system?

I am using Thunderbird on Windows 7 to fetch emails from my ubuntu server. I found my mails being stored in /var/qmail/mailnames/domain.de/info/Maildir/cur but neither in ...
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Italicized text disappears in Firefox & Thunderbird

after a fresh reinstall of Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome, I can no longer see italics in either Firefox or Thunderbird. More precisely: in Firefox, where text is typically pre-existing, parts of sentences are ...
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Thunderbird: Recipients DropDown too small

http://i.imgur.com/OwXrj7W.png Most of the times, when I am typing in the recipients address, the dropdown list with suggestions collapses to less than some pixels. Does anyone know how to solve ...
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Thunderbird: sync in background (no gui)

Is it possible to keep Thunderbird running in the background (no gui) s it can stay in sync and display notifications in the messages menu? Yes I have checked this question.
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Thunderbird as a client for MS Exchange 2013, specifically GAL searches

I'm involved in a project at work looking at using Linux Desktops for as yet to be specified users... One of the general use issues that I can't yet resolve is searching Global Address Lists using ...
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How do I install GnuPG 2.0?

In Ubuntu 15.10 when using Mozilla Thunderbird with Enigmail I get the following warning (in Swedish): Du använder GnuPG version 1.4.18, vilken inte längre stöds. Enigmail kräver GnuPG version ...
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Sendmail doesn't work after unsinstalling thunderbird

I have the following problem, and after trying a lot of things...now I need your HELP!! I installed LAMP on my 14.04 LTS. From my php-code I was sending (using sendmail) emails without any problem. I ...
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Thunderbird Freezing

I have this version 1:38.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 of Thunderbird, and since yesterday is freezing for around 40 seconds, along with the computer. Do you have suggestions what it can be done? I ...
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Keep Firefox as default browser but open youtube links in Chrome

Is there a possibility to open Youtube/Twitch/... - Links in Chrome instead of my default browser (Firefox)? The reason is, that all browsers are very slow on my (fresh) installation of 15.10 but ...
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Thunderbird and a shared “home” partition

I have arch and ubuntu installed on the same laptop but different partitions. They share the same "home" on a separate partition but with the different user names: /home /ubunut_user /arch_user ...
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When clicking URL in E-Mail client switch to browser window

I want to switch to opened browser window or start new browser window in the current Desktop/Viewport. When I click a link in Thunderbird, that will open a new Tab in existing browser session/window ...
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Thunderbird Composing: Copy+Paste Image between text lines

I want to write a mail with this layout: first line IMAGE second line I tried these things: In nautilus right-click on image, then "copy". Then "paste" in thunderbird: The path name ...
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BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Phone sync with thunderbird on computer?

How (with which app) can I synchronize contacts between Ubuntu phone (BQ Aquaris) and Thunderbird on my computer?
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Thunderbird can't authenticate to sync my Gmail account

I installed Thunderbird and had no problem. When I try to sync my Gmail account it displays an error message about having the wrong username and password. I already made the necessary changes in ...
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Need to migrate Microsoft office outlook .pst file in to Ubuntu 14.04 ver.

i am migrating my system Microsoft in to Ubuntu 14.04 ver. so i have my existing .pst file how can i configure in Ubuntu ? i have configure in Evolution mail client which is successfully ...
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Thunderbird, username or password wrong

I'm trying to install thunderbird and use it about 5 months. Didn't find any answer to my issue, so I came here. Ubuntu 14.04 already has installed thunderbird, so I just ran it, inserted my name, ...
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How to find and start Thunderbird or any application in Ubuntu?

I have just transfered from Vista to Ubuntu. I am computer-illiterate. I think Thunderbird is installed, but not sure. How do I see if it is installed? How do I start it? Please, no involved ...
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I was trying to remove Thunderbird but I saw ubuntu-mate-dektop package was also being removed

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on my system. I was trying to remove Thunderbird using sudo apt-get autoremove thunderbird but then noticed that in the list of packages to be removed, there was also ...
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Update Thunderbird only under Ubuntu 14.04

I have some custom Nvidia + Cuda drivers installed. I made bad experiences with installing updates under Ubuntu. Several times it broke my system already since the new updates were conflicting with ...
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xdg-email can't find thunderbird

Clicking a mailto link in chromium-browser it executes xdg-email mailto:example@example.com (or maybe without "mailto:", which seems to be the same thing). In my case this opens kmail instead of ...
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change thunderbird's icon while running

I'm searching a way to temporarily change the icon of an application (thunderbird in my case) while it's running. I tried a dozen of addons, but none if them did the job. Is there a way to code this? ...
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smtp authentication 14.04 postfix courier thunderbird using virtual mailboxes

Firstly let me just say this is a fresh install. I have ubuntu 14.04 with postfix, courier, imap, smtp. squirrelmail and mysql virtual mailboxes configured. From squirrelmail i can send and receive ...
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New Install 14.04 LST Email Re-directing

As usual, my Ubuntu upgrade to 14.04 from disk went very smoothly EXCEPT my Thunderbird email name and password were not recognized. I input the same information, a new envelope appeared at the top ...
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Mail notification icon (envelope) change colour its own and most of the times it does not

Mail notification icon (envelope) change colour its own when it wants to. Sometime it turns blue or red but most of the times it doesn't give a hint that there's a new unread mail. I've read few old ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird Error (38.5.1)

During launch of the application I get the following error: Unable to load address book file abook.mab. It may be read-only, or locked by another application. Please try again later. If I skip it, ...
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I can't send libre office document as attachments

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1, with thunderbird 38.5.1, a revision of LibreOffice 4.2, LO 4.4.7.2 and LO 5.04.2 fail to attach documents from the File|Send|Email ... options. Thunderbird's ...