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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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Thunderbird pop-up notifications?

I have Thunderbird set up so that I will receive a notification when I get an email, but all I get is the sound notification. Is there any way I can get a pop up with a preview of the message like I ...
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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 get Thunderbird to compact folders?

I recently deleted a large number of old e-mails from both my online e-mail accounts and from my Thunderbird local folders. I have now only about 10 e-mails between my online accounts and my local ...
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Encrypting emails with own pgp key in Thunderbird

Don't know if this is the right SE to ask this question, feel free to move the question to another one. Many emails in my inbox are not encrypted: the sender has is not technically educated enough, ...
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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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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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Is it safe to modify thunderbird mail box from python?

I would like to compare and merge several mail boxes managed by thunderbird (because they contain a lot of duplicated messages). They are in the mbox format. My first idea was to use the standard ...
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Include signature for new messages only. Evolution mail client

Previously I found on Thunderbird, there's a option called checkbox: Include signature for replies. If I un-select this box, Thunderbird adding signature only for the new messages. Not for replies. ...
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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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How to get Gmail-like labels in Thunderbird

Is there a way to get Gmail labels shown in Thunderbird properly? That is, a label next to the subject.
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Can't access logical partition immediately

Bit of a newbie question: I have a logical partition called "Workspace" (I am only running one hard drive). The logical partition contains media files for use from multiple operating systems (dual ...
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Sync configuration files of lightning

I use the lightening extension of Thunderbird. To have my own calendar on different machines, I put the .ics file in my Dropbox folder and this works fine. I also would like to share in the same way ...
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Thunderbird new email count not displayed in 13.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04, Thunderbird (17.0.5) no longer displays the number of new emails in the Launcher. The notification menu still displays as the emails come in, but there is no ...
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Mail attachment in eml sent from Thunderbird not opening in MS Outlook

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Thunderbird Mail client 13.0.1 , but when I am sending some mail attachment in .eml format, its not opening in MS Outlook in Windows? Though through Ubuntu 11.04 it is ...
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Live Mail folder and Thunderbird

Me Friends Hello, Guys I'm facing a small issue and that is, I created a New account(MS live Email account) on Thunderbird and set the incoming protocol to IMAP and "pop3.live.com" Port No 995 , ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Thunderbird notification on KDE system tray

Is there any way to have Thunderbird notification on KDE system tray. by Running it in Ubuntu, it doesn't bring any icon in KDE system tray. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE
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Thunderbird : email notification and unity-panel icon

Problems: The main icon in unity-panel doesn't change when I receive an email. There is no pop up. System setting: Thunderbird is open. Sound notification works. Messaging Menu and Unity ...
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Can I drag and drop from Evince to Thunderbird?

Sometimes I want to attach a PDF to an email in Thunderbird. I can drag and drop from Nautilus to Thunderbird, but if I already have the PDF open in Evince, it's nice not to have to hunt down its ...
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Thunderbird opening links in Chrome starts a new version!

Chrome is set to my default browser. I am on 15.10. When I click on a link in TB it opens a second version of chrome...but does not go to the link page! If I make FF the default or Chromium the ...
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Firefox and Thunderbird will not launch - no known changes leading up to this event

After months of troublefree operation I started my computer to find that I cannot launch either Firefox or Thunderbird. dad@dad-Extensa-5235:~$ firefox Could not stat private per-user gnome ...
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Thunderbird 38.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 - Cannot connect to gmail server

Linux LCP22 laptop, 64bit Ubuntu 15.04. Thunderbird 38.3 & Firefox 42.0 I am new to Ubuntu & command terminal use. My problem seemed to start around 20 Oct. Initially is seemed the problem ...
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How do I make Firefox open in the foreground when clicking a link in Thunderbird?

I click a link in Thunderbird (31.8.0) and Firefox (40) opens, but it's always in the background, even though keyboard focus is transferred from Thunderbird to Firefox. I have been pressing Alt + Tab ...
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Thunderbird crash

After manually updating Thunderbird to the latest version so that i can use GMAIL. Thunderbird open and run nice until i restart my pc... it doesn't reopen again so i try to start it via terminal and ...
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Thunderbird Profile on LUKS Encrypted flash drive not working

I want to store my Thunderbird profile on an encrypted USB flash drive and run it from there because I often switch between two computers with identical setups: Ubuntu 14.04 with the same user ...
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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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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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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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Unity Bar notification numbers small after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04, I noticed that the notification numbers on the unity bar were much smaller, and sort of hard to read. Is there any way I can fix this? Also, is there a more ...
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Thunderbird: Quick search in the last N weeks

Is there a way to quickly search in all IMAP folders, but for mails of the last N weeks. For me I would like N to be 8. I know that I can search the search dialog enter a from-date ... but that is ...
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Ubuntu/Gnome Calendar bidirectional sync with google calendar

Heyho folks, so I am struggling with this problem for a while now and I cannot find a clear answer to be honest. I am using the California Calendar and have my GOA for Google set up as well. The ...
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Thunderbird Profile Doesn't Load

I set up a new system and took the .thunderbird folder from my old home directory and placed it in my new home directory. With most things the applications open back up exactly as I had them on my ...
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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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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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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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reject mail with attachment and show a message instead

I'm new in term of linux environment and I really want to know if my problem have a solution or not. So, I have the horde groupware installed, and the users could send email normally, but I want to ...
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Postfix/SSL/Dovecote - can't send email

I know this looks similar to other questions on this forum, but they don't seem to be the same core problem as the one I'm experiencing. I'm running Ubunto 14.04 LTS, and I have postfix, dovecote ...
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Can't import keys to keyring, nothing happening

I'm trying to use Keyring's import functionality but nothing happens - neither an error of any sort, nor any of my keys getting imported into Keyring's GUI. I created a public/private key using gpg ...
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Bizarre problem setting up IMAP mail in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10. Thunderbird 24.2.0 Exchange EWS Provider 3.2.0-Beta76 (the latest version of the add-in). I use a hosted Exchange mail account (for several reasons - price and simplicity of synching ...
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How do I set up Thuderbird for multiple email accounts in Ubuntu

I have recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu (so am a novice !!!) and want to use Thunderbird for multiple email accounts. In windows, when I clicked the Thunderbird icon, Profile manager opened a ...
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EDC Integration Thunderbird - timeout

At a certain time after starting Thunderbird i get this message: There was a problem opening the address book ... with the additional information that a timeout occured. I am running Gnome Shell ...
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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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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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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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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 ...