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Compiling Thunderbird 38 on Ubuntu Mate (Raspi)

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on a Pi 2. Most of the things work out really fine. But the Lightning Addon seems to be buggy (most of the buttons cannot be clicked). So I tried to compile a more recent ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
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System unity crashed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and many systems connected to the network, all system has the same problem. Firefox and Thunderbird are not working and not showing Desktop. Unity automatically crashed and ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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How to correctly associate application with file type in Thunderbird “Open with” dialog box?

I am running Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Xubuntu 14.04. Most times (but not every time) I try to open a PowerPoint (.pptx) attachment, I get a dialog box asking "What should Thunderbird do with this file?" ...
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INSERT mode versus COMPOSE mode when forwarding messages when using Muttator

I am a new Linux user running Xubuntu 14.04 and Thunderbird 31.7.0 with the Muttator 1.2 extension. I currently have Thunderbird configured with my work Exchange account along with my personal Gmail ...
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I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have .pst outlook mail file, but not able to migrate to thunderbird

please guide me how to migrate from my outlook mails to thunderbird. I have tried using third party softwares but no use(.pst to mbox converter). Also gudie me how to do this using the script? Tell ...
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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Thunder keeps asking for password ubuntu 15.04

Please would kindly like to know how to resolve Thunderbird password issues. Once i Launch Thunderbird, it keeps asking for for google password which was already saved at the beginning of ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Issues setting up email encryption in Thunderbird with Enigmail

I am having trouble setting up Email Encryption in Thunderbird using Enigmail. I created encryption keys on another Linux machine running Zorin without any issues & exported it to my external hard ...
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thunderbird wont start on ubuntu 15.04

My Thunderbird wont lunch, but it runs underground, whenever i try to start Thunderbird, it says Thunderbird is already running. Try starting the system several times but with no Luck
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thunderbird smtp does send emails

Am having problems sending mail from my Thunderbird. I configure the SMTP server to smtp.gmail.com,and smtp.google.com still get error message saying Sending of message failed. The message could not ...
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Postfix Mail issue

Just installed a Postfix & Dovecot mail server. I am able to receive mail fine, but when I attempt to mail someone say @gmail.com I get a error 4.7.1 Relay access is denied. Any Help with this? ...
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Lubuntu DropBox and symbolic link abook.mab

I have my thunderbird address book stored in a drop box for cloud storage. abook.mab file in the dropBox is symbolically linked to thunderbird using; TERMINAL Prompt ~$ ln -s ...
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Make timedate-indicator execute thunderbird when clicking

This might be a duplicate but i have searched all internet and not find an answer! I have been editing this file. sudo gedit /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.indicator.datetime.gschema.xml ...
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Lightning Extension Not Showing Reminders When Opening Thunderbird

When I first began using the Lightning calendar extension for TBird it used to show my reminders for events that were due each time I launched TBird if they were due to alarm. Even if I snoozed an ...
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14.04: Force a Thunderbird Lightning Reminder to Topmost Window (With Metacity)

My question is exactly the same as the described here: Lightning reminders doesn't get focus when pop up, so I don't notice them. The difference is such that my system uses Metacity instead Compiz. So ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Thunderbird and Firefox font problems

I've been using Ubuntu for years. Now, I'm in version 14.04, alternating with some sessions in ubuntu-desktop and others in xubuntu-desktop. A few days ago, when "playing" with some themes and with ...
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Does Dovecot allow different clients to subscribe different subsets of IMAP folders?

I have a working Dovecot IMAP server (v. 2.2.9) where I have a single user but a lot of folders (over 800 in total, hierarchically arranged, about 50 of which are in active use.) I have multiple ...
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Can download attachment from the webmail but not in Thunderbird.

For a particular mail (As far as I have noticed), I can download the attached document from Webmail but I cannot download attachment from thunderbird. When trying to download, it is showing the error ...
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Thunderbird: Search to, cc and from in one step

I can search for "to", "to,cc" and "from" with the thunderbird search dialog. But how can I search for to, cc and from in one step? Strange but true, the search dialog of local folders has a field ...
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Recovering mails from local folders which were there in thunderbird before reinstallation of ubuntu

I un-installed 12.04 and installed new EdUbuntu version 14.04. The Thunderbird does not automatically creating the local folders which where there earlier. how can i recover the same? I hadn't kept ...
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Thunderbird 31.7.0 hanging frequently on Ubuntu 14.04

I.m using Thunderbird 31.7.0 (the version that ships with Ubuntu) on Ubuntu 14.04. Thunderbird frequently hangs for about 10 seconds at a time (UI completely unresponsive, fades to grey). For example ...
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14.04lts data rescue

My 14.04 installation has been stable until the latest round of updates. Now on boot I get to the log in password, when I enter it the screen goes blank then random splashes of colour, mouse pointer ...
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Nautilus GFVS bookmarks disappearing in Save As

I have bookmarked a number of local network folders for easy access within Nautilus. When I try to "Save as" from programs like Thunderbird, or to setup the backup config in filesync, I can't see the ...
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Cannot access outlook.office365.com

I must say I'm a new Ubuntu user. I'm using 14.04 LTS version. I always keep my Ubuntu updated. I've an office365 account and I already configured it in Thunderbird. It was working fine, so far. Today ...
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clamdrib add-on [on hold]

In the past, I used clamdrib add-on for thunderbird on Ubuntu Intrepid. It worked fine on thunderbird 2. But it wasn't compatible with Tdb 3+. Recently, a german developper has made a new version ...
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Failing to ask for crypt password on boot forces emergancy boot

I'm running Vivid on HP Pavilion 15. The Problem? When I boot the system, I get the purple screen that checks the disk. If I skip or wait till the end, I am pushed into emergency boot. (it should ...
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Integrate thunderbird in gnome

I'm using gnome shell. Many of the gnome apps (e.g. gnome contacts, the calender in the panel) use the evolution address book/calendar.. How can I tell them to use the data from thunderbird? I tried ...
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How to block email addresses in Thunderbird?

I have two email id's in Thunderbird one for mary@my_email.com the other for tom@my_email.com. Every day I receive many spam emails that have addresses such as sexygal@my_email.com, ...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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ExQuilla alternatives for connecting to MS Exchange Server?

I installed ExQuilla according to this tutorial After Installation: Creating an Exchange account. For accessing Microsoft Exchange Account. And I accessed my MS mail without any trouble: But this ...
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Hot to minimize to tray Thunderbird in plasma 5.2?

I just tried Kubuntu 15.04. I installed Thunderbird with minimizetotray addon. But window disappears instead of minimize to tray. How can I fix it?
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Is it safe to delete .thunderbird after removing Thunderbird?

I'm running 14.04 Server with a ~16 GB SSD and ran out of room. I was able to clean up and get some free space but Thunderbird was using 1.7 GB in my home directory in .thunderbird. I've uninstalled ...
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Mouse and keyboard stuttering, Chrome, Java Script

This is 14.04 LTS, stock, unmodified Ubuntu. What is wrong here? How do I fix the mouse and/or keyboard problem? For the last week, I have seen, at power up, an apport request to report some problem. ...
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Thunderbird Cannot Create Profile error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 x64bit and I try to run Mozilla Thunderbird in order to manage my email accounts ! Whenever I open it and try to create a profile I get the following error : Profile couldn't ...
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Firefox title bar lost when opening link from e-mail in Thunderbird

Starting with Firefox (currently 37.0.2, but has been happening for a great many releases) running but minimized, I open a link in an e-mail (Thunderbird e-mail client, currently 31.6.0 - happened ...
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How can I retroactively add an e-mail to a thread in Thunderbird?

Let's say I have a large e-mail thread. This e-mail thread is mostly ok, but a key e-mail is missing from the thread because someone didn't reply appropriately at one point. Is there an easy way for ...
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How to enable profile manager from thunderbird directory?

I'm attempting to follow these instructions, but no luck.
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How to install indicator-messages package?

I uninstalled Thunderbird's indicator-messages by entering this command... sudo apt-get remove indicator-messages Now I realize I could disable the message box icon (a little cute envelop shown on ...
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Unable to completely remove Thunderbird?

I have used sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* and sudo updatedb . After locate -e , I still see thunderbird files like below; How can it be solved? Thanks in advance ...
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skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I were using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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“Mail Authentication Request” prompt [closed]

My brother uses Thunderbird 31.6.0 on Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon) and when he forwards me a message (I am on Lubuntu 14.04.1), it prompts me with a "Mail Authentication Request" for my email provider's ...
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Thunder-Bird Notifications

I currently installed thunder-bird on Ubuntu and now unlike windows, the pop-ups are annoying the CRAP out of me. I have almost 8 different email accounts that I often like to check periodically, ...
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how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on ubuntu?

how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on Ubuntu? i am using gnupg for email encryption on Thunderbird, so I want to retain my existing key pair and have full compatibility with ...
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How to set Brother Scanner Destination 14.10

Got a Brother DCP-7065 scanner installed OK. Working with simple and X-sane scaning OK. When scanning directed by PC they go to Home/brscan. Question is: when using scanner mounted buttons Scan to ...
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Make Thunderbird to check for mails when it is close [duplicate]

Is it possible to make Thunderbird to check for new mails even when it is close. Currently for me it only checks for new mails when is open or when is minimized. For example in Windows, Mailbird is ...