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Loading PKCS#11 module automatically

In Mozilla 1.x and Mozilla Firefox, I use a HTML page with some Java-Script code to install a PKCS#11 security module automatically: I just start the browser with the page. The main call in Java-...
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how to unblock Thunderbird in China ?

China has recently blocked all email clients from sending mail. I use Thunderbird for a pop3 account. When I try to send mails, they are blocked and I receive a message stating my mail is spam. If I ...
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How can I find the database directory of Thunderbird?

I want to automate loading a security module in Mozilla Thunderbird. For this I should know the application directory so that I can edit the database. In Windows we have a function SHGetFolderPathA()...
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Edit the messaging menu at the top bar

Is it possible to change the position of the Thunderbird submenu to place it at the top of the messaging menu ? Thanks
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Moving Win Thunderbird data to Thunderbird

After having spent two days trying to use Ubunto with the Win TB data I gave up. The TB sub dir content is completely different to Win and adding the Profile.ini file does not help. I do not know if ...
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No Thunderbird 45.x for 16.04LTS

Are there plans for Thunderbird to be updated to v45.x in the current Xenial repos? I understand v38.x is a long term support branch, but will we move over to v45.x once 16.04.1 is released near the ...
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Can I synchronize 2 PC's data through an external usb drive?

I have 2 computers which now runs on Windows: a laptop and a desktop. Laptop is at work and desktop home. I would like to install Ubuntu on both computers and sync them with an external usb hdd. At ...
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Mozilla (thunderbird an/or firefox) crash, bringing chrome down with it

Symptoms: Firefox and Thunderbird crash intermittently, usually followed by chrome. Once the crash happens, restarting will result in another crash almost immediately, until the system is rebooted. ...
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Can't send ongoing messages in any e-mail client on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm new in Ubuntu. Recently I've started to have the problem with sending messages from all my e-mail clients (Evolution, Thunderbird). I'm still able to receive them, but when trying to send any ...
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Kubuntu not using Breeze icons for Thunderbird

Thunderbird is showing various theme icons and not the standard icons for the Breeze theme. I am using Kubuntu 16.04. Please help me rectify it to standard Kubuntu Breeze theme. Please see photo ...
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Old version of Thunderbird; when will it be updated?

I noticed that the current Mozilla version of Thunderbird is much newer than the one installed with Ubuntu. Does anyone know when it'll be updated?
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Client Hostname, not FQDN, not IP Address, in Thunderbird headers

When sending email from Thunderbird from behind NAT, the headers contain the local IP address of the client, not the hostname. This is (the result of) what Outlook Express would send: Received: from ...
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Remove language dialects from Thunderbird

When I compose a new email in Thunderbird and I want to change the spell checker language I can click on Spelling and switch between the installed languages. Unfortunately there are currently all ...
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Thunderbird indicator in 16.04 LTS Unity?

I recently started using Thunderbird again, but I cannot seem to get that indicator icon, i.e. minimize it to tray so that I could receive new message updates. d.conf editor shows it should be OK: ...
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How can I verify whether my OpenPGP key revocation was uploaded successfully?

I just revoked my old PGP key using Enigmail in Thunderbird. I uploaded the revoked key and deleted it afterwards. Now I'm wondering, how can I verify that it is really revoked so that other users ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu/Thunderbird save my PGP key?

I installed Thunderbird and followed the instructions from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto to set up PGP. First it worked, but after restarting my system the next day, I wasn'...
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looking for an email application to manage multiple emails accounts

I am looking for an email application to access and use multiple email account at once. I know thunderbird can be used to access multiple email accounts but I am not sure if it selects the same ...
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Enigmail issue with Ubuntu 16.04, Thunderbird 38.8.0

Enigmail! It's great for remaining secure. When it works, anyways. I seem to have a bit of an issue with Enigmail in which I can click on an encrypted email, but the email simply shows a blank page ...
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How to use vim or mutt as a back-end for Thunderbird?

When I send an email I usually use mutt because that lets me use vim. Sometimes, for longer mail, I open a file in /tmp named wxyz and run that through to correct spelling and capitalization, &c. ...
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Push e-mail for mail clients instead of timed polling?

I've installed Ubuntu onto my on-the-go laptop. I end up sending and receiving mail often, and sometimes quite quickly with people replying immediately. I have two accounts, one of which is my ...
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Thunderbird will not retrieve email under Xubuntu 16.04

I initially upgraded a Sony VAIO VGN-NR498E from Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit to Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Prior to upgrading, Thunderbird was fully functional on this laptop. After upgrade, Thunderbird would ...
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lightning extension in thunderbird

The lightning calendar just stopped working: I opened TB (in ubuntu), and it's not there. Going to "Add ons" shows Lightning is incompatible with Thunderbird 38.7.2. Lightning 4.0.8 (disabled). ...
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Is there any plugin/extension/add-on for Mozilla Thunderbird Notifications in GNOME

The question is pretty straightforward. The default notifications by Thunderbird don't really work in GNOME. I have had to install an extension (add-on) called 'Enhanced Desktop Notifications' which ...
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Thunderbird, Alt+Tab Text Disappears

Whole message lines disappear in the Thunderbird 38.8.0 mail client on Lubuntu 16.04. The Alt+Tab switcher shows icons, but shows no text. So the problem is likely not specifically with Thunderbird, ...
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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 two 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). The message store type is "File ...
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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 v0.98....
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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 /var/qmail/mailnames/domain....
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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 ...