Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and news client. It is Ubuntu's default e-mail client since 11.10.

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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, ...
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SMTP error in thunderbird to particalar email

I am sending a mail through thunderbird and it shows a problem but all other mails on other id are delivering. If i send this same mail from gmail.com from browser it delivers. What is and where is ...
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How to display RSS article page instead of summary in Thunderbird?

When reading RSS feeds in Thunderbird, the summaries of articles are displayed by default, like this one: I would like to load the page of the article instead. For the summary above, it would load ...
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Finding a highly customisable (compose message) email client that works with Exchange 2007!

Ubuntu: 13.04 - raring Exchange: MS 2007 Thunderbird: 1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1 Evolution: 3.6.4-0ubuntu1 Evolution-mapi: 3.6.2-0ubuntu1 Evolution-ews: 3.6.1-0ubuntu1 My company uses exchange ...
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Thunderbird Lightning pt-pt

Where can I find portuguese (pt-pt) language for Thunderbird Lightning? I can't find it anywhere.
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Rosetta Stone with wine

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 I want to install Rosetta Stone on my system. Everything is working with wine, but Rosetta Stone does not detect the mounted language packages. I ...
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passphrase in thunderbird with enigmail 1.6

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Two days ago I installed Enigmail 1.6 for Thunderbird. It works! Unfortunately I have to type in my passphrase everytime I receive or send an encrypted mail. Is there a way ...
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Not able to add yahoo account to thunderbird mail

I am not able to add my yahoo mail account to Thunderbird mail, it shows errors like Thunderbird failed to find settings for your mail..I don’t know how to proceed further
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many phones to one computer, contacts sync through thunderbird local and cloud NOT googlecontatcs

What smartphone can be used in conjunction with UbuntuOne, to synchronise a PC (ubuntu 12.04, thunderbid, evolution) with multiple phones' contact databse (3,000 contatcs). nokia n900, nokia n70, ...
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Ubuntu One contacts?

When, if ever, will you restore the option to sync contacts from let's say Evolution or Thunderbird with Ubuntu One? I have never found an answers to the question of why this service was stopped.
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Uninstalling/reverting Thunderbird updates [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to uninstall an update to Thunderbird in Ubuntu 13.04?
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Thunderbird send button does not work when sending to more than one recipient

Was going to post this as a bug, but I'll try here first ... Thunderbird 24.1.0 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I am assuming since a recent update in the last few days) I find that it is impossible to send an ...
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Random warnings at startup

When I reboot the system, sometimes I get the warning messages saying System problem detected. When this happens, except this apport message, entire screen goes blank and after some time, session ...
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How to Thunderbird emails on a Windows Drive (Dual Boot)

I have a dual boot Windows-Ubuntu Laptop. I want to use Thunderbird as my email client but I want to store all the emails to Windows Drive as my Ubuntu Partition has low space. Is there a way I can ...
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Stopped receiving emails

I have suddenly stopped receiving emails. I have checked on the Sapo website and there are 15 emails waiting on the server but they do not transfer to Thunderbird. Emails from Gmail do transfer. How ...
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Is there any way to get contacts into Ubuntu one?

Is there any way to get contacts into UbuntuOne? I tried it directly from Ubuntu - it did not work! I tried it via web-interface - it did not work! I tried it via Thunderbird and - guess what - it ...
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How do you remove your originating IP from Thunderbird?

I'm in a peculiar position where I need to remove my IP address from my email headers (I have a pen name). I don't want my readers knowing who I am or where I live. I use Gmail to send out my emails ...
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restoring backed up thunderbird files

How can I restore my backed up thunderbird files after format? Do I just copy the files back where thunderbird store these files? Or must I use import in thunderbird? What is the best way?
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Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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How to install old (ESR) Thunderbird with thunderbird-gnome-support

I'm forced to use TB 17 instead of the stable branch due to some bugs. I just downloaded and unpacked a tar from the Mozilla site. So far so good. But what if I want to have the ...
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New Outlook Double (two step) Authentication on Mail Clients like thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird without any issue until I enabled two way authentication in my Outlook account. Since then on start up, my Thunderbird is asking to enter a new password and I have to recreate ...
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How to sync Lightning with android using “Ubuntu One”?

I have just got a new android smart phone and I would like to sync my Lightning calender on my desktop with the phone. As Ubuntu One syncs with Thunderbird is there anyway to use this with an android ...
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postfix-dovecot email sending works with squirrel mail but not with Thunderbird?

I have setup an intranet email system using postfix, dovecot and squirrel mail, Which is working fine, I can send and receive mail to all users on the system. I presume that the issue is in the ...
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ubun tu 12.04 lts. Thunderbird right click menu is gone

How can I fix this? I updated thunderbird in update manager from 24.0 to 24.1.0. Any help at all would be very much welcomed.
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Thunderbird accounts disappeared

I'm having a critical problem with Thunderbird. Yesterday all my acount suddenly disappeared from TB GUI (it seems that they still are on my home). I tried this : Recovering a profile that suddenly ...
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Thunderbird display error in Unity

Problem Description I keep getting display errors in Thunderbird. The table of emails has painting issues. When I start clicking around it happens that some rows simply disappear or are being ...
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Lightnin calendar

So my latest updates to Ubuntu 13.04 seems to have pooched my Lightnin Calendar in Thunderbird (or at least something has). The calendar tab appeared but nothing was there. So I tried a couple of ...
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What is the right way to share a Thunderbird (v.24) profile between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, and between several users?

I have the following setup: I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a main working system (host) and Windows 7 running in VirtualBox as a secondary system (guest). I've created a profile in Mozilla Thunderbird ...
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Suddely internet is not accessible

I am going crazy here. One day everything was working fine. I turned pc off and went to sleep. Next day turn pc on and cannot access internet (from any browser). The situation is: I cannot open any ...
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How to add email address from email to existing contact

Ubuntu 12.04 I have a couple of email accounts but store my contacts on Google to sync with my phone. I am trying to setup an email client so it seamlessly integrates with my various email accounts ...
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How to restore missing calendar data from Lightning/Thunderbird

Today out of nowhere all my events and tasks disappeared from my Thunderbird. However, I have a full backup of .thunderbird folder. How can I restore my calendar data? I reverted these files to ...
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My Thunderbird calendar contents have disappeared. How can I restore them?

The contents of the calendar have all disappeared, the titles are still there but no information is present. How can I get it back or is it lost for ever?
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Open Thunderbird in minimized mode on login

I loved how Outlook can start up when you do, but I haven't yet found that option yet in Ubuntu. How do you tell it to start, minimized, when you login/startup?
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Thunderbird cannot open “Kontakte”. How to get rid of that error message?

In each case shortly after the start of the Thunderbird email I read: There was a problem opening the address book "Kontakte" - the message returned was: Cannot open book: Source already loaded! ...
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How to clear unshown OSD notifications

I am a webmaster of 2 active websites. Every time I start Thunderbird, it downloads all the new messages from the admin mail addresses of these sites - info@site.com, contact@site.com, ...
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“Unable to locate mail spool file.” when using Thunderbird and Gmail

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and I set my gmail account as default outgoing server. when I press get mail in thunderbird I get the message "Unable to locate mail spool file". any suggestions. also ...
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Sync Thunderbird Data wuth Android

How can I sync Thunderbird contacts and Thunderbird calendar entries with my Android Handy (Samsung Galaxy Note II)? In Windows I have a tool called MyPhoneExplorer (http://www.fjsoft.at/en/) Using ...
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How can I stop Thunderbird adding strange characters?

I use Thunderbird 24.0 under Ubuntu 11.04. When I forward a message the character  is added before an 's. So Claire's becomes ClaireÂ's. Also the spacing between paragraphs disappears. It makes ...
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Thunderbird Chat - Adding groups

Is it possible to add in the contact list of the Thunderbird Chat some groups (like friends, work, family) where I can sort contacts into?
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Thunderbird Chat - Additional Chat Protocols

In Windows I have the chat client Trillian, that supports multiple chat protocols (Facebook, Google+, Skype, AOL, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo and many others). Skype does not need to be installed, just Trillian. ...
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How to update Thunderbird to latest version? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 13.04 and my Thunderbird version is 24.0. Now Mozilla released 24.1. How can I update to it?
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How can I import data from Outlook to Thunderbird?

I am using Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. I am really annoyed with Microsoft, so I want to switch to Ubuntu (where Thunderbird is installed). In Outlook I have my emails, some appointments and all ...
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Thunderbird won't send email

Out of sudden, my Thunderbird stopped sending e-mails. When I click the send button, nothing happens. The send button does absolutely nothing. No error messages whatsoever. It's like it doesn't even ...