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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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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manage data/content: please explain “sync all computers”

Scenario is Thunderbird attachments: I wish to delete my content as stored on ubuntu server as friend has downloaded / received file their end. Please could you explain what is meant by "This change ...
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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.
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Weird Thunderbird Uninstall Problem

Ok. I know there are other posts about uninstalling Thunderbird, but my problem is weird. First when try and find Thunderbird in the Software Center to uninstall it it does not show up as installed, ...
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How to remove “Messaging Menu and Unity Launcher integration” from Thunderbird?

I removed Unity from my system (Ubuntu 13.04), however, there is a remaining file located in Thunderbird Extensions, which is "Messaging Menu and Unity Launcher integration". I searched for the file ...
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How to make Thunderbird obey locale?

My system locale is en_DK.utf8 and I want ISO-dates (yyyy-mm-dd) everywhere. % locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en_DK:en LC_CTYPE="en_DK.utf8" LC_NUMERIC="en_DK.utf8" LC_TIME="en_DK.utf8" ...
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Configure Thunderbird to use google contacts for suggestions

How can I configure Thunderbird to make suggestions on partial e-mail addresses or names while composing an e-mail? I already have imported my google contacts as an address book, but it appears that ...
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Don't show thunderbird in alt+tab menu

When I switch between tabs with alt+tab, I don't want to see thunderbird. Is it possible?
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Thunderbird new email count not displayed in 13.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04, Thunderbird (17.0.5) no longer displays the number of new emails in the Launcher. The notification menu still displays as the emails come in, but there is no ...
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thunderbird crashes at start up

Upgraded to 13.04 from 12.04, but Thunderbird crashes immediately on start, also tweak tool crashes when trying to access the font menu from terminal error message is: Fontconfig warning: ...
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Thunderbird Missing from Messaging menu & Dash

I no longer need this issue solved as I have replaced Ubuntu with a different OS (nothing wrong with Ubuntu, just fancied a change). I reinstalled Ubuntu into a virtual machine and thunderbird began ...
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Thunderbird: keep Inbox clean

I tried to find a thunderbird plugin which can do this: Display a button on the top of the message (while reading, not composing) "move message to folder '...'". The plugin checks the "from" header ...
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“latex it!” button (add-on for Thunderbird) not accessible?

They say here that it works great after.. manually adding the "LaTeX it!" button But how does on manually adds a "LaTeX it!" button? without it there is no way to use this add-on. I'm not sure ...
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How to Convert .msg file (Outlook email msg) into .eml?

I have just started using Ubuntu & Thunderbird. I have saved my Outlook emails in my hard disk which are with .msg extension and now when I try to open them in Thunderbird it doesn't open because ...
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autoremove iptraf -> thunderbird not working?

on my ubuntu 12.10 laptop I tried to install iptraf, it did not work (xterm error). sudo apt-get autoremove iptraf started to remove a bunch of systemfiles, ctrl+c did not work and I just closed the ...
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Some plain text mails have a different font

(Ubuntu 10.04 · Thunderbird 17.0.5) I read all my mails as plain text (View → Message Body As → Plain text). Usually they all are in the same font with the same font size: But once in a while I ...
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How to set unique folders for several e-mail accounts?

I'm using more and more e-mail lately and I would like to put some order into that. The thing is that I have two different accounts (Yahoo and Google). I created a folder in Thunderbird for my Gmail ...
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Is it safe to uninstall thunderbird?

Actually I don't want it, I also don't want to install any updates of Thunderbird. So, whenever new updates available to download, I will manually deselect it from downloading. Thanks
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How to import outlook express mails into thunderbird mail client?

We are in the process of converting all our windows systems into ubuntu. Is there a way to import outlook express mails into thunderbird in Ubuntu?
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How can I disable the SPAM notification from a known contact in Thunderbird?

I am running Thunderbird Mail on Ubuntu 12.10. How can I un-mark the SPAM notification from known contacts?
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How to stop receipient's signature being removed when replying to email in Thunderbird?

When I hit reply to an email, the recipient's signature i removed if it is preceded by "--". Is there a way to stop this in Thunderbird? Many thanks!
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How to tell Software Updater that I don't want certain updates [duplicate]

Every day I go on my laptop and Software Updater comes up; it wants me to install Firefox and Thunderbird, which I don't want to do. I'll uncheck those (and the related options) and just install all ...
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Why did I stop getting Thunderbird email notifications?

I'm not getting notifications anymore, when a new email in Thunderbird arrives. How can I fix this and continue getting notifications? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with the Xfce desktop environment.
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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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Thunderbird crashes on startup and get error about not starting jetty

Just installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit from disks included with Ubuntu magazine alongside Windows 7 and dual boot works perfectly. I'm on an Alienware Aurora R3 system, 8 GB RAM, Two HDD of 1TB. I can ...
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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 stop Thunderbird from checking for new messages at startup?

I have recently switched to the habit of checking my email only twice a day -- one hour after I come to the office and one hour before I leave. Each time I have processed any received messages I close ...
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Thunderbird hangs at startup [closed]

I am facing issues while running ThunderBird after system restart. TB is hanging while taking up 100% of memory, and CPU utilization is 100%. Which is why system does not respond after sometime. I ...
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Ubuntu and Thunderbird forget my settings — how can I stop this?

A greenhorn here, so apologies for not spotting a probably simple solution. Ubuntu Unity sometimes loads with wireless internet switched off. Thunderbird never remembers basic user settings such as ...
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Change default mail client [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to change my default mail client (To Evolution), I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and Linux but I've gone to System Settings >Details > Default Applications & ...
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How can I set the date/time of a mail in Thunderbird

How can I change the Date/Time Thunderbird inserts in the Mails Date Header? I want to insert a Date which is in the past, so I do not(!) need a "send later" functionallity. I'm searching for an ...