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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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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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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 ...
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Mozilla thunderbird is not showing my emails correctly

My email client Thunderbird does not show my emails completely, even the messages that I write down on my composer when trying to send a new mail. What can I do to solve this problem? Attached ...
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No blue envelope when using filters on Thunderbird

I'm having the following issue with Thunderbird 17.0.2 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (fresh install and full updated): When I receive a new e-mail on any inbox (no filters) everything is nice, sounds a ...
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Online Accounts, Email, and Spotify can't connect or authenticate (12.10)

I have set my proxy settings and applied them system wide. I can access the internet and get my email etc. though firefox (and Chrome), but whenever I try an app that needs to access the internet, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Thunderbird 17.0.2 - Set MIME enconding quoted printable

Ubuntu 12.04 - Thunderbird 17.0.2 How can I set the MIME enconding = "quoted printable" for messages containing 8-bit characters?
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Push contacts to Google from local

I am able to synchronize Thunderbird with my gmail contacts such that I can use all of my gmail contacts in Thunderbird. I have made changes locally to my contacts locally in Thunderbird. How can I ...
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Thunderbird: Reply/Reply all: a couple of formatting questions

I have a couple of small questions about tweaking the reply/reply all on Thunderbird 17.02 (my apologies if these are addressed in another post but I could not find it). The folks at mozillazine forum ...
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How to completely remove Thunderbird?

Since I prefer to use Evolution, I would really like to completely remove Thunderbird from my PC. I already performed sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* but locate thunderbird still lists some hits: ...
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How can I delete a mail account in Thunderbird?

I missed one letter of my user name for my mail when add an account to Thunderbird. My mail is reachable in webmail with my browser, but is unreachable in Thunderbird. How do I delete an email ...
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Message tray does not give live updates forThunderbird, Gwibber, Emphathy. Is this supposed to be like this?

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. I entered my account details in the online accounts app. In the message tray icon in the systray, thunderbird, Gwibber, Empathy all just have links to the ...
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How to install ubuntu fonts in thunderbird [closed]

While search across various fonts, I liked Ubuntu font and would like to set it up as default font for my thunderbird mail client. From Ubuntu size it allows me to download the zip file, however, not ...
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Thunderbirds can't send via Gmail

Everytime I'm trying to send message this error occured: Sending of message failed. The message could not be sent because the connection to SMTP server smtp.googlemail.com timed out. Try again ...
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How to change default signature font in thunderbird 13.0.1 used in ubuntu

How to change default signature font in Thunderbird 13.0.1 used in Ubuntu? I am able to setup my signature but with default fonts, I want those default font to be changed in my signature. also when ...
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How do I manually insert my signature in Thunderbird in Ubuntu?

How can I manually add my signature in Thunderbird ? I have set up my Thunderbird signature and it works perfect on my new messages and replies and forwards. But , sometimes I need to edit the ...
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How do I delete local address book contacts?

How can I delete all my local address book contact from Ubuntu 12.10? When I try to delete "personal address book" from thunder bird, I got this error Sorry - this version of EDS Contacts ...
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Thunderbird does not open when using the indicator menu [closed]

Running Ubuntu 11.10. The mail application we are using is Thunderbird using a POP3 protocol with a couple of email accounts. When an email arrives we get the usual on-screen indication. However, ...
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Hotmail inbox deleted after setting up evolution

I recently set up my hotmail account on evolution. I have been using thunderbird but just to see how is evolution I did so. But now when I log in to http://hotmail.com, all my emails in my inbox have ...
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Mail attachment in eml sent from Thunderbird not opening in MS Outlook

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Thunderbird Mail client 13.0.1 , but when I am sending some mail attachment in .eml format, its not opening in MS Outlook in Windows? Though through Ubuntu 11.04 it is ...
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Migrating to full Ubuntu after dual installation on WinXP

I previously ran 12.04 alongside WinXP to see how it performed on my mom's older laptop. i also migrated her email to Thunderbird. If I now convert from dual WinXP/Ubuntu to only run Ubuntu will ...
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How to use Thunderbird's address book in LibreOffice?

I'm using LibreOffice (3.5) and Thunderbird (17.0) on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine and store my contacts with Thunderbird. These contacts are organized in several address books. For each I get a .mab-file ...
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Moving Thunderbird mails from Ubuntu to Windows (Thunderbird) [closed]

I currently have an Ubuntu work machine, where I'm using Thunderbird as my mail client. How can I export my mail/contacts/etc. to a Windows machine, that is also running Thunderbird. I know that ...
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transfer Thunderbird (17) Profile on Win7 to Ubuntu 12.04

I want to transfer Thunderbird Profile on Win7 to Thunderbird (17) on Ubuntu 12.04. I have already copied the profile folder from Windows to Ubuntu and modified profile.ini on the ubuntu machine to ...
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How to emulate pressing the Close button from a script?

I wanted Thunderbird to stay in the Background to notify me of incoming mails. After a bit of searching, I found this post. How to keep Thunderbird and Pidgin running on background? The solution is ...
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How do I make Thunderbird 17.0 stop notifying me with junk mail?

I use a few email accounts with one dedicated to junk and spam. Thunderbird is auto tagging them as spam/junk, but still displays them as unread mail. It's not wrong, but it makes the pop up and ...
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Thunderbird mail-Outlook 11.10

I want to use Thunderbird mail, but can I use my outlook e-mail? It's not that urgent, but I want to use it.
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How to prevent thunderbird gmail/IMAP from marking deleted/archived emails as read

I have thunderbird setup to use gmail IMAP. I followed the various guides that recommend setting Edit->Account Settings->Server Settings->When I delete a message->Remove it immediately. Unfortunately ...
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Why Thunderbird is taking too much space

This is the second time happening with me. Last time I got suggestion from a friend on same forum to use Disk Usage Analyzer to check whats consuming too space. I found out that its Thunderbird. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 automatic logout

I just had a new desktop constructed and installed ubuntu 12.10 which was successful for the most part but every time I open up some applications like thunderbird I get automatically logged out and ...
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Set mplayer as default application

I just did a fresh install of 12.10 and are now left wondering how to set mplayer as a global default application for video. I created a mplayer.desktop and added the same categories as totem has, ...
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Multiple tabs in Firefox open automatically?

Whenever I start Thunderbird (17.0), something starts my 2 installed browsers /FF and Chrome) automatically and opens as many tabs as there are gif or jpeg or ico elements in the first email opened. ...
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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?