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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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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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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ldap connection

my problem: I cant use my addressbook from memotoo in Thunderbird or Evolution when connected via ldap. I have a usual Ubuntu 13.04, without strange modifications. Config.(standard config) and ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to always show embedded images?

I'm tired of clicking "Show images" for nearly every email. Is there an option or addon I can use?
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Thunderbird opens twice always

I have Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I open it, it loads twice. Two windows are opened. To be clear, if I have Thunderbird closed (not minimized) and click on Mail, in the tray bar, it ...
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Ubuntu One contacts?

When, if ever, will you restore the option to sync contacts from let's say Evolution or Thunderbird with Ubuntu One? I have never found an answers to the question of why this service was stopped.
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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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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 do I switch back to Evolution and ensure that it is integrated with the desktop?

I would like to use Evolution as the default mail client. Thus, I'd like to have Evolution integrated with the desktop instead of Thunderbird (especially concerning the mail symbol on the desktop ...
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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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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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What decent email client would you recommend (at least better than Thunderbird)? [closed]

I've used Thunderbird for years. I keep a huge number of emails. I move them to folders to organize or archive them, but I don't delete anything so I have hundreds of thousands of messages. I like ...
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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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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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Thunderbird won't start

Restarted my computer, and noticed that Thunderbird which is set to auto-start did not start. So I clicked on the icon on the taskbar, the box highlighted the icon, the cursor spun around for a minute ...
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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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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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Thunderbird does not show Calendar

I do not see Calendar tab in Thunderbird at all. I tried v8 and v10 beta but same issue. Please help resolve. I have installed all addons as well, it was working for me when I was using TB 5. Click ...
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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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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 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 change the signature color in thunderbird?

I have seen that HTML signature in thunderbird will be shown as grey color. Even though my signature is not in grey color the default grey color will be shown. How to resolve this issue?
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How can I save an email from Thunderbird?

How can I save a complete email from Thunderbird to a file in Home? I have tried draging and copying without success.
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Unresponsive Script window pops up all the time now. Why and what to do?

I don't know that it's for the exact same script each time, it may be. A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to ...
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Which is the correct GnuPG executable to use to configure Enigmail?

I'm trying to setup Enigmail to work in Thunderbird. Enigmail says it could not find GnuPG when I open Thunderbird > Tools > Addons > Extensions > Enigmail Preferences > Basic tab. I looked in my ...
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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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How to change default location of Thunderbird cache directory?

Mozilla Firefox has the key browser.cache.parent_directory for this but in Thunderbird I couldn't find it.
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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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Setting up Gmail and Thunderbird in 11.10

I am trying to setup my Gmail with Thunderbird. I put in the details, the imap and smtp settings were filled in automatically. They were correct I checked. Initially when I clicked on done, to ...
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Hotmail, IMAP and Thunderbird

Is there a way to sync to my hotmail account via IMAP on Thunderbird? Because i am having trouble connecting via IMAP. But if i switch to POP3 everything works fine. Am i doing something wrong in the ...
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Unable to connect to xmpp account with Thunderbird

I am trying to connect to a IM account (WebEx connect - Protocol: Jabber/xmpp) with Thunderbird 15 but it fails to connect. It doesn't throw any error just says "Not Connected". Pidgin works ...
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How can I sync RememberTheMilk to my Mozilla Thunderbird (or another application)?

I like RememberTheMilk as a to-do list thing. It syncs well with my android phone, which is important. However, there doesn't seem to be a simple option for syncing RTM with my Ubuntu desktop. I ...
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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 to completely remove Thunderbird?

Since I prefer to use Evolution, I would really like to completely remove Thunderbird from my PC. I already performed sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* but locate thunderbird still lists some hits! How ...
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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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Thunderbird uses the wrong browser

I'm unable to make Thunderbird open the default browser. In the browser preferences, Chromium is selected as the default browser. It's also selected in "Default Applications" in System Settings. In ...
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How to set helper apps in Firefox and Thunderbird

In both Firefox and Thunderbird, when you want to open a document in something other than the default registered in the program, they open a file picker. Now in windows I know exactly what to do with ...
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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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Mail attachment in eml sent from Thunderbird not opening in MS Outlook

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Thunderbird Mail client 13.0.1 , but when I am sending some mail attachment in .eml format, its not opening in MS Outlook in Windows? Though through Ubuntu 11.04 it is ...
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Data Provider for Thunderbird Lightning with Exchange 2010 problem

I tried to sync Lightning with my office's exchange server using the following steps: Create a new Calendar Select "On the Network", click Continue Select "Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010", click ...
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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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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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Howto have thunderbird/lightning open ics files

Some websites offer .ics files, calendar files. I would like Thunderbird to open these with Lightning so it can add the events in the ics-file to its calendar. When I use /usr/bin/thunderbird to open ...