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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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how to integrate outlook 2003 pst file to thunderbird

I backed up all emails in Outlook 2003 that resulted in a pst file. Wiped out computer and installed Ubuntu 12.04. Opened Thunderbird and after clicking on Tools and Import... nothing shows up in ...
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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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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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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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Adding Skype Chat in Thunderbird

I would like to set up Skype on my Thunderbird software. However I do not see any way to add Skype. This would be really useful and interesting, particularly for professional purposes. I know it is ...
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Messaging menu integration for Thunderbird does not work in Ubuntu 12.10 anymore

Since I have updated to 12.10 the Messaging menu integration for Thunderbird does not work anymore. What am I supposed to do? Does anybody else has experienced this problem? Which components are ...
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How to get more detailed reason for Thunderbird crashing?

I have a computer (10.04) that was previously running Thunderbird 12.0.1 just fine (installed via apt-get via official PPA). I don't know what happened at the time the problem started since this is a ...
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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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Restore Remote Addressbook from Backup

I'm running my own cloud at home to sync contacts and calendars. To backup my workstation ,running Ubuntu 13.10, I've used the pre-installed Déjà Dup. Unfortunately, setting up my new mobile phone, ...
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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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update manager not updating

every time i run update manager, i get a message saying "The package system is broken If you are using third party repositories then disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Now ...
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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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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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Thunderbird doesn't load new mails

I'm in the middle of setting up a mails server at home. For which i'm following this guide,I got the thing up and running but I have encountered the next problem. I can send mails using thunderbird ...
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Transferring Emails from one THunderbird Ubuntu installation to another

I just acquired another Laptop for use and so we have two with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I wanted to ask if anyone knows how we can transfer all the old emails in Thunderbird (inbox, sent drafts etc) ...
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How to disable OSD notifications for specific email addresses?

I receive several logs per day via email, either from testing operations, server status or backup resumes. Can I some how disable the notification balloon either by a specific email address, the ...
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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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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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“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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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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Opening email links to appear in browser not working right

Using LXLE (Lubuntu) 12.04 32-bit. Using Thunderbird and Firefox for main Web apps. Whenever I click on a web link within a message in Thunderbird, it opens a new tab in Firefox, but always opens the ...
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How to display RSS article page instead of summary in Thunderbird?

When reading RSS feeds in Thunderbird, the summaries of articles are displayed by default, like this one: I would like to load the page of the article instead. For the summary above, it would load ...
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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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Can I open email by clicking on notification?

On Ubuntu 12.04, using Thunderbird, everything up to date. Whenever mail arrives, I get notification in right hand top part of the screen. The notification is somewhat similar to what outlook shows ...
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How do I back up Thunderbird emails?

How can I back up Thuderbird 10.0.2 emails,etc to flash drive or external hard drive using Ubuntu 10.10
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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 Exchange and Gmail Calendar Merge [closed]

I have the following scenario:   - An Exchange Corporate Account configured on thunderbird   - A Google Account (calendar configured on thunderbird)   - Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...