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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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 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 ...
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How to restore missing calendar data from Lightning/Thunderbird

Today out of nowhere all my events and tasks disappeared from my Thunderbird. However, I have a full backup of .thunderbird folder. How can I restore my calendar data? I reverted these files to ...
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My Thunderbird calendar contents have disappeared. How can I restore them?

The contents of the calendar have all disappeared, the titles are still there but no information is present. How can I get it back or is it lost for ever?
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Thunderbird cannot open “Kontakte”. How to get rid of that error message?

In each case shortly after the start of the Thunderbird email I read: There was a problem opening the address book "Kontakte" - the message returned was: Cannot open book: Source already loaded! ...
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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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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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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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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 can I import data from Outlook to Thunderbird?

I am using Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. I am really annoyed with Microsoft, so I want to switch to Ubuntu (where Thunderbird is installed). In Outlook I have my emails, some appointments and all ...
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Thunderbird won't send email

Out of sudden, my Thunderbird stopped sending e-mails. When I click the send button, nothing happens. The send button does absolutely nothing. No error messages whatsoever. It's like it doesn't even ...
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Thunderbird does not store remote address books' passwords

I have the following problem: I am running a Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on a Lenovo Thinkpad S430. As email composer I use Thunderbird (24.0). All my contacts are being synced from an ownCloud address book ...
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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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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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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 up notifications for new e-mails?

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and configured Thunderbird email client. But seems like the email client is not working in background (like Rhythmbox). Need to keep running that like other ...
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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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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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Why 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 ...