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12.04 to 12.10 thunderbird vs evolution

If I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 what happens to my evolution? Will I have to use Thunderbird or will I have a choice?
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Gmail-like replacement for Thunderbird

I am looking for an e-mail client for Ubuntu 10.04-12.04 which would look like Gmail and would replace my current Thunderbird configuration. I have no problems with the efficiency or reliability of ...
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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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What should be the path for storing Maildir e-mails?

Am I storing e-mails to the correct path? Working from the dovecot-postfix package I'm able to deliver e-mails to myself as so: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ telnet localhost 25 Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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Thunderbird Zenity dialog

Whenever I get a new email in Thunderbird, zinity pops up with a modal dialog box: This is very anoying and when I'm away for some time and get back, I have to click OK/Cancel a dozen time to get ...
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Lightning 1.8 in Thunderbird 16.0.2 doesn't work under Ubuntu 12.10

I just had to redo my laptop and choose Ubuntu 12.10 (had 12.04 before). Now I encounter a problem with Lightning, the calendar app for Thunderbird. My Thunderbird is of version 16.0.2 and I ...
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thunderbird sends pdf as plain/text

I am under Lubuntu 12.10 with thunderbird 16.0.2 When I send a pdf file, people who receive it cannot open this pdf with acrobat or evince. It appears that in the source of the mail, thunderbird said ...
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Lost all email and accounts in thunderbird

Open up Thunderbird at system startup and found the wizard to create email? There are not any of the accounts I had, no mail whatsoever This happens to me very frequently, and thus I consider it one ...
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Thunderbird suddenly became my default email client

When I had Ubuntu 11.10 I had the Google email client and was happy with it. Now, with 12.04, I have suddenly found that Thunderbird has become default and I don't like it. Why did it suddenly get ...
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How to change Thunderbird's display time to 24h format?

Currently Thunderbird displays time in AM/PM mode. How can I change it to 24h mode? UPDATE 1: $ locale |grep LC_TIME LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
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Thunderbird Can not connect to smtp.googlemail.com

I am using Thunderbird ( currently 16.0.2) for a long time in Ubuntu . it works perfectly . But in two weeks , I got a notification: gmail account exceeded command or bandwidth limits , and I can not ...
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Thunderbird gmail with priority inbox?

Is it possible to get thunderbird to show the [Gmail]/Important as the default inbox? If so, how?
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Thunderbird and GMAIL Connection Error

In morning Thunderbird was working fine and in evening it started displaying annoying message that it can't connect to my gmail account. Although Im able to access my account through web interface but ...
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how do you setup email notifications with thunderbird, for when the main app isnt open? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get notifications of new emails? how do you setup email notifications with thunderbird, for when the main app isnt open? im trying to setup a way to get ...
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How to avoid Thunderbird exceeding email account bandwidth limit?

Since a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 I get messages from Thunderbird that my email account has exceeded bandwidth limits. I use IMAP access my email and I have never had this problem before but I ...
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Where are thunderbird messages saved while offline?

Yesterday I wrote an email while offline and, since it was not ready I chose the "save" option instead of "send later". My account is a gmail account and now that I'm connected, I can't find the ...
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Enigmail - how to encrypt only part of the message?

When I confirmed my OpenPGP key on launchpad I got a mail from them, that was only partially encrypted with my key (only few paragraphs inside the message). Is it possible to encrypt only chosen part ...
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Thunderbird 16.0.1 filling disk space

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 with Thunderbird 16.0.1 and Kernel 3.6.0-030600rc4-generic. I used Thunderbird for quite a while and never had any problems with it. But now it seems to fill up my disk space very ...
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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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Can't access my old email in Thunderbird after upgrading to 12.10

I was using Thunderbird on 12.04 and upgraded to 12.10 with the option that keeps my current data 3 days ago. When I entered Thunderbird, it asked for account data, but all of the email from the ...
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Thunderbird new messages indicator doesn't show with ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

A similar topic had been closed because of a beta release. I'm using final release and I confirm the problem. I've tried with a brand new profile of Thunderbird, nothing. I can hear the sound, but ...
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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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What is the correct way to sync Thunderbird + Lightning

I already tried to manually copy and the paste the profile folder from one instance to another, but the Lightning extension is not added when doing this and thus my tasks and events can't be synced. ...
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Any one else having problems connecting to IMAP Servers with Thunderbird 16.0.1?

Recently I've had problems connected to an Exchange server configured with IMAP. The configuration used to work until the system updated to 16.0.1. - now I get: "Connection to Server XXX timed out ...
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Thunderbird filling up GBs of disk space

I have dedicated 5GB of space for my home folder. I have 6 email boxes and when I add them to Thunderbird it downloads everything from them and fills up the whole home folder (3-4GB). This is ...
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Can I turn off the message at the bottom from mails generated by Ubuntu One-Thunderbird integration?

After installing Ubuntu One, I tested it in Thunderbird by sending myself a file. I then got a marketing message at the address I sent it to promoting Ubuntu One. Is that the price to be paid for the ...
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Getting link to file in Ubuntu folder

I have a file in the ubuntu Thunderbird Attachment folder, and it has been synced to the cloud. But in Thunderbird a link was never created in the email I wanted to send. How can I get a link I can ...
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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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How to change sort order for mail in thunderbird

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Thunderbird came installed by default. I found that the mail in my inbox are sorted from oldest to newest and need to scroll to the bottom to find the latest mail. Is ...
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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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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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Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, nothing ...
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Thunderbird 16 and Lightning

I have just upgraded from Thunderbird 15 to 16 and then found that Lightning 1.7 is not compatible with Thunderbird 16, leaving me without a calendar. What are my options? Should I try and go back ...
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Migrate from Thunderbird to Mutt

I am contemplating moving from Thunderbird to Mutt (provided it is feasible) to move to a faster, simpler application. My current Thunderbird set-up consists of multiple IMAP accounts (gmail and ...
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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 to get the tray icon highlighted when an email in a local folder is received?

When I get a new email in my inbox folder, the tray icon changes to blue (in Ubuntu 12), but when I use a filter to move the email to a local folder, the tray icon doesn't change! How can I solve ...
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E-mail sent from thunderbird not opening up

I have thunderbird installed in my 12.04 version. Whenever i forward any e-mail from my inbox it gets forwarded as a .eml attachment. How can i prevent this from happening, or alternatively how can i ...
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Desktop dims when Thunderbird and Firefox are launched

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (almost default install regularly updated) Unity interface on ASUS X53U (AMD Brazos Dual Core C60 with 2GB RAM). On launching Thunderbird and Firefox, the application dims ...
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Can I create an Ubuntu One account without downloading Ubuntu One?

I would like to use Ubuntu One with Thunderbird Filelink. Is it possible to create an Ubuntu One account without downloading the Ubuntu One software?
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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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How read local email in thunderbird?

I just install postfix and configure it for local email only as a way to have a sendmail program and test my PHP scripts. My question is, how can I use an HTML capable email client like Thunderbird to ...
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Thunderbird keeps asking me for the password every time I login

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 driven password since I'm using Gmail. So I type that application password ...
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Is it possible to extend thunderbird mail box size?

Is it possible to extend thunderbird mail box size. My thunderbird mailbox size has touched the maximum and it is not able to receive new mails. I just want to know if it is possible to extend or we ...
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How can I use Thunderbird local folders in Alpine mail client?

The subject says it all. I would like to either share local mail folders between Thunderbird and Alpine mail client, or export a set of Thunderbird local mail folders that I can import into Alpine.
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How to prevent Thunderbird from updating automatically?

today at startup my Tb (not precisely sure what version it was) asked if it should check compatibility of the lightning calendar addon. That is to say it displayed in a list windows the only item: ...
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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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Application to view and print calendar events in a list (using .ics files)

I use the Lightning extension in Mozilla Thunderbird for my calendars. I'd like to be able to view and print my calendar events in a list format like DATE Event DATE Event DATE Event and so on. ...
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Thunderbird 15.0 - In options->copy to disappeared folder list

In Thunderbird 15.0 on Kubuntu 12.04 64Bit disappeared the folder list in the copy to menu To reproduce select write (new message) appears a new window select options selcet copy to - appears a ...
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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 do I “sync” read/unread with Thunderbird and Hotmail

After a fresh install of 12.04, I'm trying to use thunderbird for the first time, instead of a web browser (first of all, is it better and/or safer?). I noticed that, at least for hotmail, read emails ...