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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 ...
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Thunderbird does not store remote address books' passwords

I have the following problem: I am running a Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on a Lenovo Thinkpad S430. As email composer I use Thunderbird (24.0). All my contacts are being synced from an ownCloud address book ...
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How can I bring my GMail Contacts including birthdays into Thunderbird

I tried to import into Thunderbird the contacts.vcf as exported from GMail, but birthdays didn't make it into Thunderbird's address book, although vCard's field BDAY:yyyymmdd is present. Could someone ...
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Thunderbird suddenly opens PDF attachments with ImageMagick

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and use Thunderbird as my email client. People send me PDF-files all the time, and clicking on them used to open them in acroread. Since a few days, if I click on an ...
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retrieve password from Thunderbird 17

I'm using T-bird 17.0.8. I need to retrieve the password Thunderbird is using to connect to my email account because I have forgotten it. This link seems to explain the solution, but that's for an ...
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Currently using Thunderbird with Windows. Can I use the same Thunderbird after Ubuntu install (will remove windows)?

I'm currently using Thunderbird with Win XP and 7. I want to install Ubuntu on both computers (had enough of windows). Question: will my current Thunderbird (that I am using with win) work with ...
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Online accounts and password manager forget Google; how to make them remember?

Ubuntu 13.04. Every time I reboot, both Online Accounts and Thunderbird (using password manager) forget their access to Google. I have to re-authorize my Google account through Online Accounts, and I ...
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Thunderbird's Indicator Doesn't Show the Bubbles in 13.04

I have tried the solutions that I found here. These two, mainly: Why won't Thunderbird report notifications to the indicator-applet on 12.04? and Why aren't certain indicators showing in ...
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How to run Thunderbird in background and pop notification for new mails

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, configured Thunderbird email client. But seems like the email client is not working in background(like Rhythmbox). Need to keep running that like other foreground ...
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How to compile a xul extension in Ubuntu 13.04 ? (specifically xul-ext-gnome-keyring)

I am using the gnome-keyring extension for Firefox/Thunderbird. There used to be a PPA for this plugin, but the maintainer gave up, as the new policy for xulrunner makes it uneasy to keep up with ...
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Thunderbird-symbol is changing

I want that the envelope is getting blue when I receive an email or chat. Unfortunately nothing happens when somebody send me an email. The envelope remains white. On top of that there is no ...
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evolution -> thunderbird migration and archive size

I just migrated my email from evolution 3.2.3 to thunderbird. As that version of evolution is already storing email in maildir format I exported all folders by hand into mbox format (from within ...
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Ubuntu freezes several times, suspect Thunderbird (does not work) / Mozilla [duplicate]

Recently I installed Ubuntu. Whenever I start Thunderbird it freezes, and I have to do a force restart. Similarly with Mozilla, it freezes very often. I am running Ubuntu on a Toshiba laptop with a ...
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How to restrict email storage on the server side through Thunderbird IMAP

I am using Thunderbird with IMAP server. All my emails are stored in local and remote simultaneously. As we have option in MS Outlook to store emails for specified minimum of days in the server, is ...
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Thunderbird can't read attachment pane because it's black on black text ubuntu 13.04

As per question the attachment pane and other pieces of the interface are in black on black text In the following screenshot you can see at the botton a black bar where you read "27.7 KB" but don't ...
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How do I reload images in an email? [closed]

If I accidentally click "Show Remote Content" on an unread email while not connected to the internet, images in the message fail to load... but that button also disappears. How can I reload them ...
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Problem syncing Outlook Mail on Thunderbird

I have been using aliases on my Outlook mail. It usually are in the form of folders, where the mails directed to alias email ids would go. While syncing my account on Thunderbird (Ubuntu 12.10 LTS / ...
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Thunderbird crashing

When I open web links in Thunderbird, my client freezes up or crashes. Is this a bug that I need to report or can I fix this somehow?
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Can I open email by clicking on notification?

On Ubuntu 12.04, using Thunderbird, everything up to date. Whenever mail arrives, I get notification in right hand top part of the screen. The notification is somewhat similar to what outlook shows ...
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Does Evolution have 'zoom text' feature?

Does Evolution email client have the ability to zoom in and out of the text in both the reader panel and the composer window? I can only find this ability when you open an email in its own window - ...