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 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 ...
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Encrypting emails with own pgp key in Thunderbird

Don't know if this is the right SE to ask this question, feel free to move the question to another one. Many emails in my inbox are not encrypted: the sender has is not technically educated enough, ...
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firetray in thunderbird not working properly

to day I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. After all updates were conducted I installed gnome-session-fall back (I am using gnome metacity). In thunderbird 38.2.0 I installed Firetray 0.5.6.1 to see it in ...
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Whow to integrate kmail with unity mail indicator applet?

I am using kmail in Ubuntu 15.04. I want to integrate the kamil in email indicator applet as we do for thunderbird. Is there a way to do that? If I activate the system tray icon in kmail some broken ...
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How can I get all of my GMail directories to appear in Thunderbird?

In the left pane of Thunderbird, my GMail account e-mail address is listed and under it is "Inbox", "Drafts", "Sent" and "Deleted". When I access GMail via the web interface, there are other ...
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System lock on update

I'm not a skilled Ubuntu user, but I clicked on 'update system' last night, and left the update running. When I got to it later, the screen showed a blurred unreadable set of graphics. I rebooted, and ...
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Why is the Advanced section Update tab in Thunderbird blank?

I recently install Thunderbird, but found that in the Preferences, if you go to the Advanced section, and then the Update tab, you find that it is blank: Is this a bug? Or is it meant to be so on ...
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Can't update Thunderbird, and unable to install from website [duplicate]

I was attempting to use the included Thunderbird app in Ubuntu 14.04 with my gmail account, and it said in order to use gmail, I needed to update to the newest version. When I looked at the newest ...
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Convert an .odp to HTML to insert into email

I have created a single page document in Impress which includes images, text boxes, hyperlinks and some plain rectangles with varying degrees of opacity that I want to convert to HTML to insert into ...
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Thunderbird email application issue

Getting attached error, could any one help me on this? The message could not be filtered to folder because writing to folder failed. Verify that you have enough disk space, and that you have ...
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How to make Thunderbird Mail runs at startup? [duplicate]

Is that possible that I can make Thunderbird Mail app runs at the startup or as soon as I log into my Ubuntu? This is my first time using Ubuntu, I create a Dual Boot Ubuntu and I learn about Linux ...
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Moving Thunderbird to install Lubuntu, then reinstall Thunderbird [duplicate]

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, which is too slow. Main thing she uses is Thunderbird for email. I will install Thunderbird on Lubuntu again as her mail ...
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Thunderbird crash

After manually updating Thunderbird to the latest version so that i can use GMAIL. Thunderbird open and run nice until i restart my pc... it doesn't reopen again so i try to start it via terminal and ...
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Alternative to Thunderbird which can search for to/cc/from easily

I tried to find a solution to search for all address headers (to/cc/from) in a simple user friendly way: Thunderbird: Show mails from sender - easy and fast Since there was no solution, I think ...
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New mail notification changed to a blue string in the upper left corner

After recent update my new mail notification is changed to a very simple blue line in the upper left corner of the screen. Any ideas how can I change it back to a normal Unity notification? I'm on ...
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What is currently the actual parameters to be set in thunderbird (gandi.net?) for account at googlemail?

It seems that actually this is due to server of gandi.net respectively of gandhi.net (with 'h' or without 'h' ?): What are now the actual parameters to be set for snmtp and for pop (pop3) in ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 rolls back to Thunderbird 31.8 (daily build)

last week my Thunderbird updated automatically… and rolled back to Thunderbird 31.8 (daily build). I run on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and I did not touch anything about the update config (or other config). ...
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Why doesn't Canonical update Thunderbird to version 38? [duplicate]

So today I saw Canonical finally released a new version of Thunderbird. But instead of the latest version 38, it updated to 31.8.0. I thought Canonical decided to always update to the latest version ...