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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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?
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Thunderbird Google calendar tab acts as mobile browser

I am using Thunderbird with the add-on Google Calendar Tab to display a browser tab with Google calendar. It works fine in Thunderbird for windows, but in TB for Ubuntu the browser tab gives me the ...
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How do I get Thunderbird and Ubuntu (WUBI) and Windows to share a profile?

I have a friend who is running Xubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. They have Thunderbird installed in both Xubuntu and Windows and a single IMAP account set up in both (same IMAP account). The problem is ...
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Switch from Fedora to Ubuntu and Evolution to Thunderbird [duplicate]

Presently I have the system with Fedora 15 and Evolution 3.0.3 for emails. I'm planning to switch my OS to Ubuntu and and Thunderbird for emails. Is there any way I can do this keeping all my earlier ...
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How do I import emails from flash drive to thunderbird? [closed]

I am needing to import my emails from my flashdrive that had been saved when I was about to delete windows 7. I am using Ubuntu and Thunderbird.
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Mozilla Thunderbird will not configure my email address on setup

I am a recently new user to the Ubuntu os. Upon installation and organizing everything the way i prefer, i stumbled across a problem with setting up mozilla thunderbird. When attempting to connect my ...
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Security measures for Thunderbird and Pidgin

I want to install Thunderbird and Pidgin. Is it safe to give passwords in these applications. Please tell me what security measures should be taken while using these kinds of applications.
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Thunderbird Mail activation

I cannot find a possibility on the desktop to activate the pre-installed Thunderbird Mail within the Ubuntu 13.04 installation
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Thunderbird: Delete Emails from Certain Address

I have the Latest Thunderbird in 13.04 and certain addresses are spamming my mails. I want each time TB connects to delete mail from those addresses. Note that not all junk mails but from specific ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 - 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 ...