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Upgrading a N130 XP Netbook

I have to replace XP on my aged Samsung N130 netbook,so would like to install ubuntu/kubuntu, and continue to use XP in a virtual machine. The netbook has 1 GB RAM but only one slot, so to upgrade to ...
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Transfer all messages of thunderbird with windows 7 to thunderbird ubuntu 14.04?

How can I transfer all messages and contacts of thunderbird with windows 7 to thunderbird ubuntu 14.04? I know that have a free app called mozbackup. But it don't works with linux. There a way ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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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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How to exclude recipients from recipient list from composition window in thunderbird 24

I want to compose a mail and send it to a list (e.g. with 20 addresses) and remove A and B from the list of recipients? How can I do that (as easy as possible) from the composition window? I search ...
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How to setup a portable mail aggregator with web UI?

I want to setup a mail collector, imap server and web mail viewer on my portable quantal ubuntu, and need some guidances to exactly which components is best and most efficient to serve the purpose. ...
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Clicking on gmail from panel indicator opens new window instead of restoring

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I have Gmail installed as a web app. When the app is minimised, and I click on Gmail from the Panel Mail Indicator, it opens a new window instead of restoring the ...
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Thunderbird links not opening 2nd instance of Google Chrome if Chrome already open

When clicking on a link in an email in Thunderbird the link should be opened in a new tab in Google Chrome but if Google Chrome is already open it opens up a 2nd instance of Google Chrome and then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lots of software not working anymore

So I made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, but a lot of programs do not work even they came with the Ubuntu install. Firefox does not start, neither from launcher nor from terminal ...
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Thunderbird won't show any alert or notification for events

I have searched but no chance. I'm using lightning on Ubuntu 14.04 and the reminder is not working. It won't show any alert messsage, a popup, a notification and even won't play any sound to remind ...
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Thunderbird stuck at “Checking password…”

I hope it's not improper to post a question about Thunderbird on here, but I didn't find their site too helpful. The other day my Thunderbird stopped syncing with my email. I've tried everything I ...
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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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How to setup Thunderbird Email Client 12.04 LTS?

I want to setup and use Thunderbird. Currently, I use Microsoft's Outlook Mail. I don't know the POP or IMAP of Outlook to setup Thunderbird, and to push mail from Outlook to Thunderbird. Is it ...
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Thunderbird LDAP entry formats

I have Thunderbird working with an LDAP-connected address book. Entries are successfully looked up, but they appear like this: "BOB.BOBSON" <bob.bobson@foo.com> instead of this: Bob Bobson ...
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Permissions of Locale

I trialled a Japanese keyboard for ibus, but later decided to remove it. However, Japanese characters still pop up all over the place - including in Mozilla Thunderbird and the Terminal. Why will it ...
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How to retrieve lost profile in thunderbird?

I have lost my emails and my email profile when i went to the terminal and sudo thunderbird restart. When i opened it my whole profile and email was dissapeared. i seemed to have lost them all. how ...
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Unable to Delete Email Messages in Thunderbird

In Thunderbird 24.0.0 I am unable to delete emails using any of the following methods: Delete key Right click, Delete Message Right click, Move To -> Trash Manually dragging a message to the trash ...
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Start Thunderbird in Background

I have a lot of Mailfolders, this leads to thunderbird starting very slow. I use the default ubuntu deskopt and it seems that all autostart applications need to be started until I can access the ...
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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?