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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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 can I make thunderbird faster?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 One year ago and I stayed with it since I like the launcher behavior and it continues to make me happy without any problems. I stop using my computer for almost one month and ...
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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 ...
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How can I make Thunderbird marks the indicators envelope blue?

Upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 now i don't have notifications on incoming email to Thunderbird on the indicator bar, neither when thunderbird is running nor when it's not. None of the other similar ...
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Is the Lightning 1.7 calendar for Thunderbird not supported on 10.04?

This page makes me think that Lightning 1.7 is now unsupported on Ubuntu Lucid, but I couldn't find any official announce about it... Moreover, I can't find a way to a question to the team :( So, is ...
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How to change strange kde scrollbars?

From a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install I tried multiple desktops, and settled on KDE. One problem I have with it is how scrollbars are displayed in Thunderbird: In Gimp, Dolphin, Firefox there are ...
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Thunderbird crashed when started [closed]

Thunderbird crashed when I started the program in my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I have over 40 GB in e-mails that I can not access. I'm very disappointed. Please help me.
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HUD doesn't work with Firefox and Thunderbird

I have just upgraded to 12.04 and I have HUD running for many applications apart from Firefox (v14.0) and Thunderbird. I know that this is not default behaviour for many programs, but I have searched ...
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How to export Thunderbird Mail Filters

Im using Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu and it has alot of Message Filters and I want to export them so that I can use them on my home pc . I have gone through each and every menu but found no mention ...
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Thunderbird: Missing folders after restore

Before installing a new OS I tried to backup my Thunderbird by copying the .thunderbird directory. To be on the safe side I tried to emulate the restore procedure on another machine. I copied the ...
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Where is Thunderbird's Tools Menu?

I just successfully upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04, and these instructions appear to be exactly what I want. However, for the life of me, I cannot find Thunderbird's tools menu to import my Evolution ...
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JPEG image size reduction

How can I reduce JPEG size when sending multiple images as attachments with Thunderbird?
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thunderbird inbox conversion

I have installed the Thunderbird email client and think that the mails are being stored in the files Inbox and Inbox.msf. Is it possible to convert the Inbox and Inbox.msf files into individual files? ...
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How do I roll back to the shipped version of Thunderbird?

I was using thunderbird v15.0 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS till now, and have the lightning extension installed to manage calendar within thunderbird application. everything was working fine until i decided to ...
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Where are my uploads from U1 saved when using Thunderbird Filelink with U1?

Thunderbird 15 has now U1 Filelink support to upload a file to the cloud instead of attaching it. It works great, the question is, where are the files stored - so that I can delete them later. I did ...
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UbuntuOne Thunderbird Filelink and big files [closed]

I can't upload big attachments in Mozilla Thunderbird. I'm using filelink feature. I can upload small files, but not big one (200MB). Is it some restrictions to file size?
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How to make Gmail open when clicking mailto: links in the same browser it is clicked?

I just installed 12.04 and when clicking mailto: links Thunderbird opens. I want Gmail to open in the browser that the mailto: link is clicked. So if I am in Firefox and click a mailto: link a new FF ...
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How to obtain a S/MIME certificate for e-mail encryption?

There are parties, e.g. enterprises, that uses S/MIME certificates for e-mail encryption. To my understanding Thunderbird has support by default for S/MIME. But I have not found a way to obtain a ...
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How to install the latest stable version of Thunderbird? [duplicate]

how can I install Thunderbird 15 on Ubuntu 12.04? I tried to install run the binary-file but I get this message: ./mozilla-xremote-client: error while loading shared libraries: libplds4.so: cannot ...
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Is it possible to share an Exchange calendar with another outlook user using Thunderbird/Lightning? If so, how?

I am not on a Windows machine and cannot access outlook other than outlook.companyname.com. I have my exchange email set up through Thunderbird/Lightning AND synced my exchange calendar. How can I ...
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Thunderbird not loading any mails from yahoo , POP issue

I have Thunderbird installed in my Ubuntu 12.04 .previously i have configured that properly and getting and sending message is a usual thing i did , but suddenly from few days i am not getting any ...
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Change default path mozilla thunderbird

tengo una duda, hace poco instale mozilla thunderbird en ubuntu 12.04 pero me gustaria cambiar la ruta por defecto donde este cliente descargar los mensajes. Por ejemplo yo cambie la ruta en el ...
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How to configure Thunderbird to notify new mails only in certain folders?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and recently started using Thunderbird. I have GMail account and have configured a lot of Labels in it, all of which appear as folders in Thunderbird. Most of these are just ...
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How to make Thunderbird NOT use Bing as search engine?

When I type something in Thunderbird's search bar, the first item that pops up is a Bing search for that term. Is there a way to remove Bing? I don't really need Thunderbird to be able to search the ...
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Thunderbird 14 does not work with gmail on Ubuntu 12.04

I have been attempting to set up Thunderbird from a default install of Ubuntu 12.04LTS Desktop. Attempting to click on the inbox gives: The current operation on Inbox did not succeed. The mail server ...
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How do I make Thunderbird's reply format look like Outlook's?

I am using thunderbird 14.0, where i am facing few issue. Is it possible to make thunderbird look like outlook. I didn't mean the theme or look, i mean the way that how outlook express replies. It has ...
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Can anyone recommend me a good to-do application?

In previous Ubuntu versions like 10.04, we used to have Evolution and its calendar/to-do options. Now we have Thunderbird and I am not sure whether I can have the same options on it. Can anyone ...
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Recover mail from Thunderbird

I have to recover some critical mails from Mozilla Thunderbird installed on my PC. I am not sure how to recover these mails. Kindly help.
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How do I stop Thunderbird from forgetting my passwords?

I'm using Thunderbird for quite a while now and have successfully ported all my emails - some of them several years old - from my Windows7 setup to Ubuntu. My Thunderbird contains five different email ...
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Thunderbird stops sending email

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Thunderbird 14 I have configured correctly all accounts using common Local folders I send and receive correctly emails. Suddenly, usually 4-5 hours after I switch the ...
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How to change default location of Thunderbird cache directory?

Mozilla Firefox has the key browser.cache.parent_directory for this but in Thunderbird I couldn't find it.
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How do I blow away Thunderbird's email/password settings?

Am running 12.04 w/latest version of Thunderbird. I use Thunderbird as an offline backup of Gmail/Goolge Apps. I recently made an account change in Google so that the stored credentials don't match. ...
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How to start Thunderbird minimized on start-up?

I followed this tutorial to set start Thunderbird in minimized mode at startup, but it wasn't helpful. After following the instructions, I could not even start Thunderbird. So I was forced to start ...