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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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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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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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Can anyone recommend me a good to-do application?

In previous Ubuntu versions like 10.04, we used to have Evolution and its calendar/to-do options. Now we have Thunderbird and I am not sure whether I can have the same options on it. Can anyone ...
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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 ...
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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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Can I get a combined inbox in Thunderbird?

I've setup Thunderbird (default in 12.04) with five mail accounts. Unfortunatly, every mail address is shown only with its own inbox, sent... How can I get a combined inbox for all addresses? I've ...
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Migrating from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook

Is there a way to migrate from Thunderbird running on Ubuntu back to Microsoft Outlook running on Windows 7?
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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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Thunderbird: Reply/Reply all: a couple of formatting questions

I have a couple of small questions about tweaking the reply/reply all on Thunderbird 17.02 (my apologies if these are addressed in another post but I could not find it). The folks at mozillazine forum ...
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How to create multiple thunderbird mail accounts?

How to create multiple thunderbird mail accounts in ubuntu 10.10 ? I just want to show only one account in each thunderbird shortcuts.. Is it possible ?
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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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How can i block updates for specific application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? I want keep my system updated but i don't want that a specific application is updated! In my case Thunderbird. I don't ...
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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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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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Thunderbird showing “Unable to locate mail spool file” on installing gmail account in ubuntu 13.04?

I just configure a gmail account in thunder mail but its continuously showing me error "Unable to locate mail spool file." when i click get mail then also it shows same error. its not retrieving mail ...
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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 inbox file several GB and always increasing (then gone)

Every time I start Thunderbird (TB version 17.0.5), it downloads a lot of messages (a couple of thousand) into my INBOX (only one IMAP account). Once finished, if I close TB and start it again, it ...
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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 - ...
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Why is Thunderbird pegging a core at 100%?

I have experienced 2-3 unexplained lockup over last 10 days. Today, I had a random lockup (no mouse, keyboard response, 100% CPU). But, when I finally switched (Ctrl-Alt-F1) to command line (it took ...
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No sound with Thunderbird 12.0.1

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Thunderbird 12.0.1 from scratch but I hear no sound when new mail arrives. I have installed pulseaudio-esound-compat and esound-common but the problem persist. How ...
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How to manually add new unread message to our e-mail client

I am looking for the easiest way to add new messages to my e-mail client, possibly with bash script. One way is to set up an e-mail server, send there e-mails and add new e-mail account in our e-mail ...
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Thunderbird 17.0.8 Gmail Inbox Subfolders

Need help, I am using Ubuntu 13.04 x64 and running Thunderbird 17.0.8 configured gmail into it, but it only shows Inbox & Trash and does not show subfolder of my Inbox. On Win7 x64 Outlook no such ...
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Do I have to use Thunderbird to get email notifications?

I use Gmail and I would like to get a notification every time I receive an email. However, it seems that I have to use Thunderbird in order to get the notifications. Is this correct, or are there ...
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Lightning - how can I tell who has accepted a meeting request

tb 17 / lightning 1.9 How can I check to see who has accepted my meeting requests in Lightning?
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Where is the delete button account button in Thunderbird 17.0.8? [duplicate]

How I can remove an account in my Thunderbird? I have Thunderbird 17.0.8.
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Email encryption for noobs

As everybody knows, emails are being read and stored. I don't like that so much and installed Enigmail, which enables PGP-encryption for emails in Thunderbird. It took me two days to install and ...
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I want to open Thunderbird at system start up, but keep it minimised

I am running Ubuntu 13.04, and wish to do the following: Start Thunderbird at boot up - I am aware of how to do this and need no support with this. As well as running at start up, I also want the ...
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How to configure Thunderbird to notify new mails only in certain folders?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and recently started using Thunderbird. I have GMail account and have configured a lot of Labels in it, all of which appear as folders in Thunderbird. Most of these are just ...
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Secure thunderbird profile with admin rights

The goal is to make sure that, even if somebody is logged into the session, without knowing the password, he cannot access thunderbird saved mail. (on the other side, the hdd content is encrypted) I ...
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Why won't Unity messaging center show Thunderbird messages from an Exchange account?

I've got Thunderbird running on Ubuntu 12.04 and its connected to my organizations Exchange account. Trouble is the unity mail icon won't turn 'blue' when a new message comes in - and the nice ...
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eMail Client Compatible with Yahoomail

Is there any email client that can be configured with yahoomail? Or do we know of any trick that can be used to make it work with Thunderbird?