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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; ...
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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. ...
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How can I use my backup of Thunderbird

I read "How do I back up Thunderbird emails?" from here. How can I use it again when the account will be deleted from Thunderbird or change the operating system?
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How to schedule emails with varying content?

I recently moved to Ubuntu 14.04 and encounter my first problems. I would like to create a schedule for automatic email transmission. I'm running some queries every morning via cron which are saved as ...
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Thunderbird performance

I'm running down a performance issue on a Dell GX620 with a dual core processor, 2gb of RAM, and a drive for booting and a separate drive for swapping (both SATA). I've installed Ubuntu 15.10, 64-bit ...
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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 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 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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Thunderbird: highlight my mails in mailing-lists

I would like to see my mails highlighted in thunderbird if the current folder belongs to a mailing list. I know how to do this manually, but I would like an automated way. I don't want this feature ...
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Is it possible to enable paste in the pin entry in thunderbird?

As Evolution does not support TLS Client Certificate Authentication, I have switched to using Thunderbird. I also use gpg encryption. As my pgp pin is rather long, I store it in a password manager. ...
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How to retain Enigmail/OpenPGP passphrase with Kubuntu?

I am using Enigmail with Thunderbird to crypt my emails and I would like it to retain my passphrase for some time. In Enigmail settings it is possible to set a duration to memorize the passphrase. ...
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How to Back Up Account in Thunderbird

I have a Thunderbird account installed on windows pc, I am planning to use my new computer with Ubuntu. The problem is that I don't know how to back up my Thunderbird account, I might lost all the ...
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Enigmail doesn't work with 15.10

I just updated to 15.10 and enigmail doesn't work anymore. Before, when sending an email, it asked me for the passphrase, and everything was fine. Now, it just says "Error - wrong passphrase" and ...
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Fixing ics calendar network subscriptions w/ Thunderbird 38.3. and Lightning 4.0.3

This morning at boot time, TB+Lightning woke up to to zero calendar instead of its regular 2, on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 box. The 2 calendar -.ics files are located on an NTFS-3g partition different from ...
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Thunderbird: Lightning calendar extension not translated

I'm using Mozilla's Thunderbird with thunderbird-locale-de and xul-ext-lightning for calendaring. Unfortunately, the lightning extension seems not to be translated - while the rest of thunderbird is. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 changed gpg

I just updated to Ubuntu 15.10 and now I can't do pgp encryptions for my E-mails with the Thunderbird add-on, enigmail. I also tried to encrypt using the Evolution email client, but that doesn't work ...
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When a mailto link is clicked I want to go do straight to the new mail message

If a mail to link is clicked I want to go do straight to the new mail message. This is what should be expected so this is what should happen. Same question was also asked at How can I make ...
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Exchange Calandar in Thunderbird read-only

I am running ubuntu 14.04 lts 64bit, and having a problem with the exchange calander. I have installed the addons lightning and v3.4.0.xpi typed in the https: I received my IT Dept. all worked fine ...
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Can not send an email to thunderbird on a local server using PHP and postfix

This is my code for sending an email from my website that is run on a local server ( I have postfix on my computer): <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <form action="email.php" method="post"> ...
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Thunderbird calendar does not get synced with meeting invites

I have recently migrated from mac to ubuntu. I am trying to set up Microsoft exchange email client on ubuntu. All the things are working just fine except calendar on thunderbird. I don't see meeting ...
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Thunderbird freezes after updated to 38.3.0

I use Ubuntu 14.04 , after I updated thunderbird to 38.3.0, it freezes after a while of opening it , any idea how to fix this without losing my current setting?
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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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Thunderbird has lost its profile following the most recent Ubuntu update. How can I fix this?

Following the most recent standard Ubuntu update, Thunderbird lost all of my e-mails and e-mail account configurations. My ~/home/user/.thunderbirddirectory is intact. How can I get Thunderbird to ...
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Launching a program like Firefox starts 20+ seperate processes on 14.04 LTS draining the memory

When I launch Firefox the normal way and look in at the processes in htop. Ubuntu starts more then 20 processes called Firefox. They all have more or less sequential PID's. The same happens with ...
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Cannot retrieve Outlook.com mail on Client app. ( No matter which) on 14.04

I'm experiencing a really strange behaviour of my 14.04 trusty tahr. I have several email accounts ( personal, work, university etc) and so i prefer to manage them all together with a desktop app. I ...
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Custom locale settings when launching program from KDE menu

In KDE, I have noticed that GTK programs don't use the locale settings I specify in the KDE system settings, but rather the system-wide default locale. I want to change this behavior for Thunderbird, ...
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Firefox and Thunderbird not starting due to permission issues

After using Firefox and Thunderbird without problems for almost half a year on Ubuntu 15.04, they suddenly did not start any more, neither from starter, nor from terminal. Trying to start from ...
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Send an email from the local server using PHP and Postfix [duplicate]

I have written a php code so that when a button is pressed the code sends out an email to the provided email address. I have followed the instructions that were mentioned in this link for the ...
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Thunderbird no menubar integration

[resolved by removing thunderbird and reinstall it] I just had to rollback manually from thunderbird 38.2.0 to 38.1.0 because of too many bugs on the lastest version. By doing so, I lost the menubar ...
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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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Send an email from the localserver using PHP

I am trying to send an email to my thunderbird or google acount using PHP from a local server in Ubuntu. I have used the mail() function in PHP. I have done some research and apparently you can not ...
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my ubuntu 15.04 crashed and I made it worse, but that is not the question

Background, my ubuntu will only boot up to command line. I tried everything to make it go graphical but it just would not work. I gave up after trying to do things I found on forums for two days and ...
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Xubuntu 15.04: Thunderbird new mail alert not showing

I'm an unexperienced Ubuntu user. I re-installed Xubuntu 15.04 a couple of days ago and I am not getting the new mail notifications for Thunderbird (I think I may have been getting them at the start, ...
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IMAP mailbox not downloading files

Summary: I have a university mailbox using IMAP protocol. My Ubuntu email clients do not download my inbox emails, not even the new ones. I can send emails though. I use thunderbird on Windows 7 ...
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Pidgin IM and Thunderbird Won't Work Over VPN Connection

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with GNOME shell and recently configured an OpenVPN connection to VPNBook (http://www.vpnbook.com). After successfully making the VPN connection though, Pidgin IM, Evolution ...
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Using iPhone with Ubuntu 14.04 and Davical

i switched from an old Debian 6 Server (using davical) to Ubuntu 14.04 (using Davical too). The Caldav calender is accessed with Thunderbird/Lightning (works fine) and iPhone. The iPhone caused the ...
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Enigmail not asking for pgp passphrase but saying no key available

decrypting emails with enigmail in thunderbird does not work anymore. It is because I don't get the chance to punch in my passphrase, a form asking me to do so used to pop up, now it's not and I'm ...