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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 ...
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Can't upgrade manually installed package

Sometime ago I manually reverted to an old version of Thunderbird (31.6). I now want to upgrade to the latest stable version. Synaptic says I'm on 1.38.5, which I am not. apt-get install thunderbird ...
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.pdf email attachment sent from Thunderbird is not showing in Outlook

With Ubuntu 12.4 when I am sending a pdf attachment with Thunderbird to a client who is using MS Outlook, client is complaining that he is not getting any attachment, but in my sent items attachment ...
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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 does not preserve profile's language packs enabled status

I need to access the same Thunderbird profile from both Windows and Ubuntu. On Windows 7, it's Thunderbird version 38 (I think?) whereas the Ubuntu version is 44 (from the thunderbird-next PPA). ...
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Thunderbird crashed after installing Lightning

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have decided to start using Thunderbird. It worked well, only complaint that it kept on asking me for the master password for every account that I have every time I ...
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Not getting all mails in Thunderbird

I just added my account in Thunderbird in a new machine using POP3 that keeps my mail in my computer. But the problem is that I am not getting my mails which I have received earlier, it is only ...
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Clearing out Thunderbird on Ubuntu

I installed thunderbird on Ubuntu and started downloading emails via POP just to have a backup on my local machine. I downloaded about half of all the emails and then it said no more new emails and ...
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Thunderbird does not start after setting master password

After noticing that I could just click a button to see all the passwords for my mail accounts I decided it would be good practice to set a master password. However when I try to start Thunderbird ...
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Attach a file in Thunderbird from SMB network share

I user came to me saying that he could not attach a file in Thunderbird. As I tried to show me the steps he did : Open Thunderbird Write a new message Attach a file Select his network share (a ...
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No new mail notification for main icon of Thunderbird in unity-panel [duplicate]

Thunderbird is open but the main icon in unity-panel doesn't show that I received an email. I would like that icon change when I receive an email. Take a look at screenshot. When I receive an email,...
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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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Thunderbird ignores locale

I just added another user account to my 15.10 machine (Unity Desktop). My first account had an English locale set, which worked correctly everywhere: $ locale LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en_US:en ...
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How to fix broken executable?

I ran a clamscan and got back the following: $ clamscan --detect-broken=yes --scan-mail=yes -i -r ~/ /home/me/.thunderbird/u3mrythv.default/training.dat: Heuristics.Broken.Executable FOUND ---------...
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Change time format for Thunderbird Lightning

Since I recently switched my system language to english (United States), the time format of my Thunderbird Lightning plugin switched from the 24 hour format to the 12 hour format. Is there any ...
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Spelling correction like swift/swype

I like typing and type with ten fingers since 20 years. Sometimes I make mistakes or don't know the correct spelling of a word. I like the swype-app in android phones. I am very fast although I use ...
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Thunderbird, Lightning published calendar not updating on server

I'm not getting much traction on this question in the Mozilla/Thunderbird support forum. Maybe the askubuntu users can help ... I have successfully published my calendar to a WebDAV server, and ...
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How to recover/undelete a deleted task in Thunderbird (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I'vedeleted a Thunderbird task in which I've wrote some important notes (delete button, inside the open task window). Now I want to recover the Thunderbird task in order to get the notes. Is there a ...
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Datafiles in Thunderbird Mail for backup/export [duplicate]

I am a novice user of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit) using kernel 3.19.0.42-generic. I have had multiple problems with older kernels - probably of my own making! I was unable to login with these older ...
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Events in Thunderbird 38.5.0

Somehow I have hidden or removed my events or tasks (I'm not sure what it was called). I cannot find it anywhere.
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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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Read the first message after opening multiple messages

It seems there is not an active support for thunderbird, so I am going to list my question here instead. When opening multiple messages like this (usually it's a conversation): It opens up into 26 ...
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replacement for slow thunderbird / Lightning on Ubuntu

I'm tired with slow, unusable Thunderbird (after disabling Lightning it works normally). I know there is a lot of answers trying to speed it up - I didn't find any that fix the problem in a long term, ...
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Thunderbird default theme not displayed correctly in ubuntu 14.04

L.S., The default theme in Mozilla Thunderbird is supposed to 'integrate' with unity, in the sense that it takes over the colors of the chosen gtk theme. This, however, is not working in my case; I'...
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Force Thunderbird to open ALL links in Chrome?

I have set Chrome as default Internet browser. But Thunderbird still chooses to open some links in Chrome and some in Firefox. Can I force Thunderbird to open all links in Chrome only?
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Low resolution icons in user config directories overwriting default icons

Few icons appears in my Unity Dash and launcher in very low resolution. I found that is because some icons in ~/.thunderbird directory are been used instead of the ones in /usr/share/.. directories. ...