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Poor battery life: cron jobs running even in suspend

I was trying to figure out why my battery was dying out really fast even when in suspend mode. I noticed that my cron jobs run even when my laptop is suspended. I do not want this behavior. Cron ...
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Thunderbird endlessly redownloading messages with Davmail

I am using Thunderbird + Davmail in order to access my MS exchange account. I have always been experiencing the problem described here and it is really painful. Before Davmail I was using exquilla, ...
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Export Thunderbird messages to sqlite database

I have seen a lot of posts about how to backup e-mails from the .thunderbird directory, but the truth is that I find the format of the messages quite awful, and I was wondering if there was any tool ...
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Access to MS Exchange from Ubuntu

Recently, my organization offered us to connect to our MS Exchange account from Android. Since I am using Win XP with VB only to be able to access this account, I thought I could now easily access it ...
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How do you reset your password for thunderbird?

I am trying to set up a Thunderbird account, but it keeps telling me that my password is wrong. When I went to Edit/Preferences/Security/Passwords, I discovered my suspicions were correct. But I think ...
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Using Thunderbird to automatically backup my email account

I use Thunderbird to backup my web-based email account: I open Thunderbird and copy the mail messages from the Inbox to a local folder. Is there a way to do this automatically every day, so that I ...
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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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Install Mozilla Thunderbird [duplicate]

I want to install upgraded version of mozila thunderbird from downloaded file from thunderbird website. I want to install this on ubuntu but it contain lot of files. Normally i can install any program ...
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12.10 - Not appear top bar, left bar and Compiz closed unexpectly

I'm sorry, my english is not good. I'm trying to start ubuntu after the 12.10 upgrade, but appeared a black screen with a _ white. Now, after read some questions here, I got start recovery mode and ...
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Thunderbird does not (always) ignore folders

I have configured a number of folders in Hotmail where certain e-mails (like newsletters) are forwarded to. I installed Thunderbird on my home laptop and those folders are never synced, just the way I ...
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Multiple thunderbird users using same local directory

I have two users "tramp" and "office" on my desktop, and I want to run thunderbird from both users(I trust both users). I dont have enough disk space, so I want both the users to use the same local ...
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Install Thunderbird 32 on Ubuntu 64

I would like to install 32 bit version of Thunderbird on Ubuntu 64. Any ideas?
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Locale has no effect

I've edited /etc/default/locale to look like this: LANG="en_CA.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_CA:en" LC_NUMERIC="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_DK.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="en_CA.UTF-8" ...
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How to encrypt my `inbox` Thunderbird file.

I recently found out that Thunderbird also downloads my folders created in Hotmail. No biggie. But, those are stored in plain-text, and so it does with the inbox Thunderbird file. How can I make ...
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Combine Saved Search folders with Inbox

Is it possible to create a view/saved search folder which displays all the message in the inbox as well as tagged messages in ANY folder all in the same message list? Basically the idea is so that I ...
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Open gpg seems to be affecting rendering of emails in thunderbird

I recently installed/added open gpg and enigmamail to Thunderbird in order that I could send encrypted emails, but obviously I will only be doing this with a couple of people. However, it seems to ...
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Key X not found or not valid with Xubuntu, Enigmail and Thunderbird

I try to run GnuPG with Enigmail and Thunderbird. At first it seems that everything runs perfectly: I am able to encrypt / decrypt files. Only Thunderbird with Enigmail doesn't work. I always get the ...
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Searching for mails with two or more attachments - thunderbird

My Problem: I need to find all mails with two or more attachments. And I need to do so maybe 20 times a day for more than 10000 mails. Can I make Thunderbird show the number of attachments a single ...
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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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Thunderbird indicator Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to 13.10 and noticed that when I get a new email via Thunderbird, the little indicator lights up blue as usual, but there aren't any bubble notifications that pop up. They are really ...
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No Thunderbird sound

Xubuntu 13.10 Thunderbird 24.2.0 This is my configuration, after I copied the file message.ogg from /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/stereo/ to ~/Music:
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Thunderbird not sending emails from Ubuntu host

I have the following problem: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box with Windows 7 host. The email client is Thunderbird 24.2.0 in the guest and Thunderbird portable 24.3.0 in the host. Up to a few ...
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TB not saving messages on sent folder

Im using Ubuntu 14.02 and TB, but when I send emails, messages are not saved on the sent folder I got the following error: There was an error saving the message to Sent. Retry Im using a POP ...
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Thunderbird mark as read possibility in new mail popup (notification)

I mean this: Is there a thunderbird plugin, that would add button for marking message as read to this popup ? Right now you have to: bring thunderbird window to the top choose the account that ...
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Thunderbird New Mail Notification pop up Xubuntu 13.10

I just started using Xubuntu and I have been pretty impressed so far. I use Thunderbird as my e-mail client and I have been having a tough time getting the email notifications to show up again. They ...
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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 to import contacts into thunderbird?

How to import contacts from a vCard file (*vcf) into Thunderbird mail client?
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Certain programs won't open

Ubuntu fails to start the following applications: viz Skype Firefox Thunderbird Chrome When i try opening Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it says "Firefox is alresdy running, but not responding . ...
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Icedove unread threaded message in top of list

In Icedove we can sort mail by status (read / unread) and sort them by threads too. However, when a thread message is not read, Icedove considers the date of the first message of the thread instead of ...
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Tool to ask adressbook for pgp keys

I would like to know if somebody knows a tool, where i can query my whole adress book in Thunderbird or Gmail, to ask, if there are PGP keys for somebody there. So i can just use the PGP key of People ...
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Does geary have a command flag to compose new email?

I'm trying to update message menu indicator and i want to import some geary funtions as well, does geary have any flags similar to Thunderbird (--compose)? I tried geary --? but didn't find any ...
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How should I upload my .vcf contacts to Thunderbird?

I have configured Thunderbird. Now I want to import my .vcf contact file to Thunderbird. What should I do to import it?
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Thunderbird Google calendar tab acts as mobile browser

I am using Thunderbird with the add-on Google Calendar Tab to display a browser tab with Google calendar. It works fine in Thunderbird for windows, but in TB for Ubuntu the browser tab gives me the ...
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How do I get Thunderbird and Ubuntu (WUBI) and Windows to share a profile?

I have a friend who is running Xubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. They have Thunderbird installed in both Xubuntu and Windows and a single IMAP account set up in both (same IMAP account). The problem is ...
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Switch from Fedora to Ubuntu and Evolution to Thunderbird [duplicate]

Presently I have the system with Fedora 15 and Evolution 3.0.3 for emails. I'm planning to switch my OS to Ubuntu and and Thunderbird for emails. Is there any way I can do this keeping all my earlier ...
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How do I import emails from flash drive to thunderbird? [closed]

I am needing to import my emails from my flashdrive that had been saved when I was about to delete windows 7. I am using Ubuntu and Thunderbird.
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Mozilla Thunderbird will not configure my email address on setup

I am a recently new user to the Ubuntu os. Upon installation and organizing everything the way i prefer, i stumbled across a problem with setting up mozilla thunderbird. When attempting to connect my ...
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Security measures for Thunderbird and Pidgin

I want to install Thunderbird and Pidgin. Is it safe to give passwords in these applications. Please tell me what security measures should be taken while using these kinds of applications.
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Thunderbird Mail activation

I cannot find a possibility on the desktop to activate the pre-installed Thunderbird Mail within the Ubuntu 13.04 installation
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Thunderbird: Delete Emails from Certain Address

I have the Latest Thunderbird in 13.04 and certain addresses are spamming my mails. I want each time TB connects to delete mail from those addresses. Note that not all junk mails but from specific ...
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Thunderbird doesn't load new mails

I'm in the middle of setting up a mails server at home. For which i'm following this guide,I got the thing up and running but I have encountered the next problem. I can send mails using thunderbird ...
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Transferring Emails from one THunderbird Ubuntu installation to another

I just acquired another Laptop for use and so we have two with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I wanted to ask if anyone knows how we can transfer all the old emails in Thunderbird (inbox, sent drafts etc) ...
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Thunderbird on dual boot - profile inaccessible

I'm a first-time Ubuntu user - I've just put 13.10 on my XP system as a dual boot. I used Thunderbird portable on the XP machine (easy to recover every time you need a rebuild!), and I understand ...
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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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Glib error when trying to open Firefox and Thunderbird

I read the other similar problems but either there are no answers or the problem is not the same as mine. Suddenly, without any reason, my Firefox and Thunderbird just stopped working. I click on the ...
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Password not accepting

I wrote my password down when I installed Ubuntu. Now I enter that password, careful to note uppercase and lowercase and numerals. But it will not accept, as I am attempting to install Thunderbird. ...
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How to downgrade the Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 24.2.0 and Ubuntu 13.10. I want to downgrade to the Thunderbird Version 17.0.11esr. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/organizations/all-esr.html How can I do this? ...
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Crash when maximizing Thunderbird on 13.10

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, I've installed Unity tweak tool. Sometimes, when I maximize a window, the system freeze and I can't do anything (the system is still in freeze after 3 hours). I have to reboot ...
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Executing script when email arrives

Is there a way to process email upon arrival. I've tried Mailbox Alert in Thunderbird, the add-in executes the script although as far as I know the message (the content of the email) is not given to ...
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Restore Remote Addressbook from Backup

I'm running my own cloud at home to sync contacts and calendars. To backup my workstation ,running Ubuntu 13.10, I've used the pre-installed Déjà Dup. Unfortunately, setting up my new mobile phone, ...