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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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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Online accounts and password manager forget Google; how to make them remember?

Ubuntu 13.04. Every time I reboot, both Online Accounts and Thunderbird (using password manager) forget their access to Google. I have to re-authorize my Google account through Online Accounts, and I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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?
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How do I set up Thuderbird for multiple email accounts in Ubuntu

I have recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu (so am a novice !!!) and want to use Thunderbird for multiple email accounts. In windows, when I clicked the Thunderbird icon, Profile manager opened a ...
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how do I choose the font/s I want in what programs I want?

As recommended by Bobby Phoenix, I had copied the fonts folder from Windows to Ubuntu and put it on my desktop. I installed Fonty Python from the USC and I then made a Pog of the fonts I want to ...
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Thunderbird display messages on top

How do I make Thunderbird display newly received messages at the top of the inbox instead of the bottom?
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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 to use the default calendar indicator more effectively in 13.04

How to sync all my calendar events to the calendar indicator in ubuntu 13.04? I have got a calendar indicator on my panel next to volume but it never shows any of my events. I have got thunderbird ...
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Thunderbird does not load profile

I'm having a serious problem with Thunderbird. Recently I started the program, but it did not load my profile. He opened asking to configure the e-mail as if it were the first time I was using 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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Thunderbird Address Book Error On Start

When I start Thunderbird (Version 17.0.7) in Ubuntu 13.04 I get the following notification - Any thoughts on what I can do to fix this? Thanks Update for Bob Here are my installed add-ons, I ...
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Moving Thunderbird from Windows Seven to Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to move my Thunderbird profile from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. The simplest explanation of how to do this that I have found so far is at ...
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Have Thunderbird run twice (2nd instance)

I would too have two instances of Thunderbird on the same computer. The first one that would be a new one starting from now, meaning I would'nt have a lot of history. The second one would be for ...
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How to format text within the Thunderbird Conversations view?

I am trying to make a move from gmail to my own email, and for this I am testing Thunderbird on Ubuntu. Since I really like the gmail style I installed the Conversations view extension. So far so ...
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Unbuntu 13.04: Synchronizing an iPhone's contacts and calendar without Ubuntu One

What is the best solution to synchronize the contacts and calendar of an iPhone with your local Ubuntu installation? Note: Thunderbird with its Lighning extension currently seems to be the best ...
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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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Installation directory of thunderbird

I want to lock the settings to use by user so that i find my thunderbird installation directory but i couldn't. please help me and tell me the installation directory of thunderbird in ubuntu 12.04.
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How to Prevent a user from deleting messages and changing the settings of Thunderbird

How to Prevent a user from deleting messages and changing the settings of Thunderbird because i don't want a user delete any messages or change the settings of thunderbird only admin can change ...
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EDC Integration Thunderbird - timeout

At a certain time after starting Thunderbird i get this message: There was a problem opening the address book ... with the additional information that a timeout occured. I am running Gnome Shell ...
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Populate Contacts With CardDAV

Using Ubuntu Raring and it seems comes with Gnome Contacts. I'm wondering if there's a way to populate the EDS via CardDAV? Mainly because I see the Thunderbird has an address book tied to this EDS ...
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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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Thunderbird and google mail

I haven't used Thunderbird for a while but when I started to use it again I found out that I have to give the application the password for imap.google.com. As far as I know, it's the same password as ...
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In Thunderbird 17.0.6, how do I remove the [GMail] folders?

Currently, my GMail is linked on Thunderbird. I have already gone to Account Settings > Copies & Folders but the default folders are still there. So now I have 2 Drafts, 2 Sent, 2 Trash and 2 ...
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Is there a future replacement for thunderbird Yet?

I have been thunderbird user even before was included in default apps. I have never loved Evolution and all alternative at that time were either not mature enough or single accounts. Recentely I saw ...
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Using Movemail with Thunderbird on Ubuntu

I'm trying to read local mail with Thunderbird on Ubuntu (with both 12.04 and 13.04). I've followed the instructions found here: How can I access system mail in /var/mail/ via thunderbird? I can read ...
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You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for user

From launchpad I have an email containing OpenPGP encrypted key. I received that email in gmail. But gmail wont decrypt it. Then I setup Thunderbird for gmail account and installed Enigmail for ...
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Thunderbird keeps sleeping in the processes of Ubuntu

I am working with Ubuntu 13.04 but the problem was the same in the versions before: many times when I want to start Thunderbird it rejects to start as "still running" and I had to "shut it first". ...
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How to import google contacts into Ubuntu 13.04?

Is it possible to import / link my gmail contacts address book with the online accounts feature of Ubuntu 13.04? It doesn't make sense that that functionality exists for twitter and facebook but not ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird spellcheck has too many languages

When I write an email in Mozilla, the spellcheck shows 21 entries for Spanish (Cuba, Ecuador, Spain ...) 3 entries for English (Australia, UK, US), 4 entries for French (modern, classic, reform, ...
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Reinstall ubuntu 13.04 with 13.04 again will loose data, or not? [duplicate]

I have tried to install Skype with 13.04 and fuc... something with (typing -f in some point) lost libsound2 and 20 more stuff, when finished with system upgrading now, I can not log in my computer, ...
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Why do the versions of Thunderbird and Firefox differ in 12.10?

I noticed, that on my Ubuntu 12.10 Thunderbird is only version 17.06 while Firefox is already on 21.0. It seems, like the updates of Firefox are somewhat faster? Do I have to install the PPA for ...
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Thunderbird & Unity integration

How do I get thunderbird & unity integration, specially the icon on the top bar? its raring ringtail btw.