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On deleting messages, how do I stop them being immediately deleted?

Using Thunderbird 31.7 (under Ubuntu 14.04) with Imap gmail, when I delete a message it does not go to the Deleted folder, even though that is the setting in Account Settings -> Server Settings. I ...
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Get latest Thunderbird version (38.0.1 for 15.04 32bit)

Ubuntu 15.04 comes with Thunderbird version 31.7.0, but the current latest stable version is 38.0.1 (date: 1st July 2015). $ apt-cache policy thunderbird thunderbird: Installed: 1:31.7.0+build1-...
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Compiling Thunderbird 38 on Ubuntu Mate (Raspi)

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on a Pi 2. Most of the things work out really fine. But the Lightning Addon seems to be buggy (most of the buttons cannot be clicked). So I tried to compile a more recent ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
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System unity crashed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and many systems connected to the network, all system has the same problem. Firefox and Thunderbird are not working and not showing Desktop. Unity automatically crashed and ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu 14....
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Issues setting up email encryption in Thunderbird with Enigmail

I am having trouble setting up Email Encryption in Thunderbird using Enigmail. I created encryption keys on another Linux machine running Zorin without any issues & exported it to my external hard ...
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thunderbird smtp does send emails

Am having problems sending mail from my Thunderbird. I configure the SMTP server to smtp.gmail.com,and smtp.google.com still get error message saying Sending of message failed. The message could not ...
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Make timedate-indicator execute thunderbird when clicking

This might be a duplicate but i have searched all internet and not find an answer! I have been editing this file. sudo gedit /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.indicator.datetime.gschema.xml ...
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Lightning Extension Not Showing Reminders When Opening Thunderbird

When I first began using the Lightning calendar extension for TBird it used to show my reminders for events that were due each time I launched TBird if they were due to alarm. Even if I snoozed an ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Thunderbird and Firefox font problems

I've been using Ubuntu for years. Now, I'm in version 14.04, alternating with some sessions in ubuntu-desktop and others in xubuntu-desktop. A few days ago, when "playing" with some themes and with ...
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Thunderbird: Search to, cc and from in one step

I can search for "to", "to,cc" and "from" with the thunderbird search dialog. But how can I search for to, cc and from in one step? Strange but true, the search dialog of local folders has a field "...
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14.04lts data rescue

My 14.04 installation has been stable until the latest round of updates. Now on boot I get to the log in password, when I enter it the screen goes blank then random splashes of colour, mouse pointer ...
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Cannot access outlook.office365.com

I must say I'm a new Ubuntu user. I'm using 14.04 LTS version. I always keep my Ubuntu updated. I've an office365 account and I already configured it in Thunderbird. It was working fine, so far. Today ...
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Failing to ask for crypt password on boot forces emergancy boot

I'm running Vivid on HP Pavilion 15. The Problem? When I boot the system, I get the purple screen that checks the disk. If I skip or wait till the end, I am pushed into emergency boot. (it should ...
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Integrate thunderbird in Gnome 15.10

I'm using gnome shell. Many of the gnome apps (e.g. gnome contacts, the calender in the panel) use the evolution address book/calendar.. How can I tell them to use the data from thunderbird? I tried ...
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How to block email addresses in Thunderbird?

I have two email id's in Thunderbird one for mary@my_email.com the other for tom@my_email.com. Every day I receive many spam emails that have addresses such as sexygal@my_email.com, yourhighness@...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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ExQuilla alternatives for connecting to MS Exchange Server?

I installed ExQuilla according to this tutorial After Installation: Creating an Exchange account. For accessing Microsoft Exchange Account. And I accessed my MS mail without any trouble: But this ...
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How to minimize to tray Thunderbird in KDE Plasma 5.2?

I just tried Kubuntu 15.04. I installed Thunderbird with minimizetotray addon. But window disappears instead of minimize to tray. How can I fix it?
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Is it safe to delete .thunderbird after removing Thunderbird?

I'm running 14.04 Server with a ~16 GB SSD and ran out of room. I was able to clean up and get some free space but Thunderbird was using 1.7 GB in my home directory in .thunderbird. I've uninstalled ...
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Thunderbird Cannot Create Profile error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 x64bit and I try to run Mozilla Thunderbird in order to manage my email accounts ! Whenever I open it and try to create a profile I get the following error : Profile couldn't ...
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How can I retroactively add an e-mail to a thread in Thunderbird?

Let's say I have a large e-mail thread. This e-mail thread is mostly ok, but a key e-mail is missing from the thread because someone didn't reply appropriately at one point. Is there an easy way for ...
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How to enable profile manager from thunderbird directory?

I'm attempting to follow these instructions, but no luck.
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Unable to completely remove Thunderbird?

I have used sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* and sudo updatedb . After locate -e , I still see thunderbird files like below; How can it be solved? Thanks in advance /home/keeceng/.thunderbird/4sq64m28....
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skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I was using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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“Mail Authentication Request” prompt [closed]

My brother uses Thunderbird 31.6.0 on Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon) and when he forwards me a message (I am on Lubuntu 14.04.1), it prompts me with a "Mail Authentication Request" for my email provider's ...
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Make Thunderbird to check for mails when it is close [duplicate]

Is it possible to make Thunderbird to check for new mails even when it is close. Currently for me it only checks for new mails when is open or when is minimized. For example in Windows, Mailbird is ...
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How to tell thunderbird to display HTML messages?

I am running a completely updated and upgraded Lubuntu 14.04. Since some days, Thunderbird stopped displaying certain HTML messages, for example a message that begins with this: ------=...
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How do I print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope?

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing. I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, ...
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Unity Bar notification numbers small after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04, I noticed that the notification numbers on the unity bar were much smaller, and sort of hard to read. Is there any way I can fix this? Also, is there a more ...
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Google Says not to use Thunderbird. why not? [closed]

Newbie here. On my third day of trying to install Thunderbird. Apparently, it no longer works with Gmail. Google sends back a message (via webmail) saying not to install it because the security is ...
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Thunderbird: Quick search in the last N weeks

Is there a way to quickly search in all IMAP folders, but for mails of the last N weeks. For me I would like N to be 8. I know that I can search the search dialog enter a from-date ... but that is ...
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Insane creepy voices in Ubuntu [duplicate]

This is the most insane glitch i've ever seen. My friend's Ubuntu 14.04 has started endlessly continuing a creepy, staticky voice that repeats words in english, mainly numbers like "one hundred one". ...
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Is it safe to modify thunderbird mail box from python?

I would like to compare and merge several mail boxes managed by thunderbird (because they contain a lot of duplicated messages). They are in the mbox format. My first idea was to use the standard ...
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Thunderbird window gets stuck maximized with no window controls

My Thunderbird opens up maximized and without any window controls available. When this happens Unity's left sidebar disappeares - here's the screenshot of my entire desktop. I tried removing some ...
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Ubuntu/Gnome Calendar bidirectional sync with google calendar

Heyho folks, so I am struggling with this problem for a while now and I cannot find a clear answer to be honest. I am using the California Calendar and have my GOA for Google set up as well. The ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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Unable to connect to Verizon POP Email under DSL

Problem Description Prior to this problem, using Verizon for my standard Telephone connection. Updated my Telephone line to use DSL last Month DSL part working perfect Past two weeks ...
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Cannot use Thunderbird properly with proxy setting

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After setting the proxy in the system level, the softeware center and chrome browser can work well. But Thunderbird cannot. No matter what is the proxy setting ...
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Google provider in Thunderbid with Lightning is not working

Ever since Thunderbird+Lightning offers immediate bilinear contact with Google Calendar, I have been using it. But there seems to be a problem in my Ubuntu 14.04 installation: Google provider is not ...
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Thunderbird Profile Doesn't Load

I set up a new system and took the .thunderbird folder from my old home directory and placed it in my new home directory. With most things the applications open back up exactly as I had them on my ...
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Import Thunderbird Lightning Calendar events and tasks into new environment

My Ubuntu-installation stopped working correctly, but I managed to make a copy of my personal files. Now I'm trying to setup Thunderbird + Lightning on an another computer (Windows 7). Mail no problem,...
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Include signature for new messages only. Evolution mail client

Previously I found on Thunderbird, there's a option called checkbox: Include signature for replies. If I un-select this box, Thunderbird adding signature only for the new messages. Not for replies. ...
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Thunderbird mailing

Thunderbird on MS allows the suppression of the e-mails of recipients. On Ubuntu 14.0 this option does not seem to appear. Is it concealed, or can I add it in some way? I send out multiple mailing in ...
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Why do received emails not display in Thunderbird?

Environment: Thunderbird 31.4.0 on Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 Symptoms: Emails from Yahoo Mail are received, but do not appear in the preview and do not appear when double-clicked upon to open up a fresh tab....