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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 on startup on ubuntu 12.04

So i want to start minimized thunderbird on ubuntu startup I used this, but this was not helpful after following it , i could not even start thunderbird, to fix this i had to start it in safe mode ...
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How to install Thunderbird in old version Ubuntu 9.xx? [closed]

I tried to used these commands at the root terminal: sudo sed -i -e 's/archive.ubuntu.com/old-releases.ubuntu.com/g' /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Thunderbird date format?

I have ubuntu 10.04 running Thunderbird 14.0 How do I change the date format to international standard? (eg; 2012-07-26) My system date already shows this format.
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How to change what program Calenders are opened in

I was wondering... I have the Lightning plugin installed on Thunderbird, and I was wondering if I could have Calenders automatically opened in Thunderbird/lightning, instead of Gedit? The only reason ...
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Change filetype icon (Pcmanfm LXDE)

I've been trying to change the icon for the filetype *.eml (message/rfc822) within PcManFm (file manager of LXDE) but after severall hours and many lines read and tried, I still cannot find a working ...
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How do I get German language back in Thunderbird?

Some recent update has caused my Thunderbird (14.0 on Ubuntu 12.04) to revert to an English-language user interface. It used to be German before. My system is completely in German. German language ...
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Thunderbird: enable drag and drop to move email into folder

I recently did a fresh install to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04. I have thunderbird 14.0 Thunderbird isn't letting me move an email to a folder by dragging it. How do I turn this [back] on? Or is ...
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Thunderbird not completely translated [closed]

I was running 13.0.1 with related language pack (Italian) installed and my Thunderbird was completely translated into my language. Suddenly folders names turn back in English (Inbox - Unified ...
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How do I sort account names alphabetically in Thunderbird?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and Thunderbird 13.0.1. I had 2 accounts earlier in Thunderbird: a..@i..net s..@c..com I also had another account on SeaMonkey: a..@i..com which I imported into ...
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Ubuntu alternative to Thunderbird now that Mozilla dropped support

What Ubuntu's plan to Mail client now that Mozilla dropped support of Thunderbird?
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Use UbunuOne Share instead of YouSendit as Thunderbird filelink

I think the title says it all. I have a 25GB U1 account and I like the option provided in Thunderbird to upload large e-mail attachments to YouSendit. Is there a way to use U1 instead of YouSendit? ...
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Where does Thunderbird store archived IMAP emails?

I am using Thunderbird to read my gmail and yahoo emails. Both using IMAP. Then in the Synchronization & Storage option of the account, I tick the check-box with the message: Keep messages for ...
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Thunderbird looses menu in the panel

I have installed the add-ons MinimizedToTray revived 1.0.1 to Thunderbird, as suggested here. Even though the main functionality of hiding TBird to the tray works well, after a while (minutes) on ...
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How can I make the fonts in Thunderbird to look bigger?

When I'm using Thunderbird with a 1080p resolution, it looks so small until zoomed. Is there any way to make messages to look bigger permanently?, because since last Thunderbird update typographies ...
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Why is Thunderbird pegging a core at 100%?

I have experienced 2-3 unexplained lockup over last 10 days. Today, I had a random lockup (no mouse, keyboard response, 100% CPU). But, when I finally switched (Ctrl-Alt-F1) to command line (it took ...
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Pressing capslock will launch thunderbird

I've been baffled about this for a while. I've been trying to figure out why every time I press CapsLock key on my netbook(of some obscure make) keyboard Ubuntu will not only toggle capslock key state ...
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Why doesn't thunderbird appear in the application switcher?

When I switch applications with [Alt+Tab], I don't see thunderbird as one of the options. Also, and I assume it's related, the Thunderbird icon in the unity bar isn't coloured and doesn't have the ...
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Thunderbird font size varies with encoding in Content-Type header

I can't get Thunderbird 13.0.1 to use proper font sizes for message text. I have configured all font settings to use Ubuntu Mono 16, and set minimum font size to 16. Nevertheless, I get two different ...
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Will Contacts ever sync with Thunderbird in Ubuntu 12.04?

Status message says there is yet more disruption to this service. Are Ubuntu actually serious about this service, or should we all just look for another provider?
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Live Mail folder and Thunderbird

Me Friends Hello, Guys I'm facing a small issue and that is, I created a New account(MS live Email account) on Thunderbird and set the incoming protocol to IMAP and "pop3.live.com" Port No 995 , ...
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Could I use Ubuntu One to sync my calendar?

Is there a way (supported/unsupported or even in theory) that I can create a calendar on my desktop via Thunderbird's lightning extension then sync that calendar file with Ubuntu One and then sync ...
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How to prevent the automatic switch from an email in evolution/thunderbird to firefox when clicking on a hyperlink in the email?

When I click on a hyperlink in an email (Ubuntu 12.04, Evolution 3.2.3 or thunderbird 12, although it happened in previous versions as well), the program window (Evolution) in focus changes to Firefox ...
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Calendar / unity integration / thunderbird WITHOUT a google account

As many others, I'm a looking for a calendar with Unity integration. There is the calendar-indicator applet (ppa : atareo). But it means having a Google account. For some reasons, I don't want to use ...
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How do I digitally sign emails outgoing from different identities?

To send emails, I use one SMTP server, say domain1.com. But I use two identities that set up in Thunderbird, say agmenor@domain1.com and agmenor@domain2.com. For those who are not knowledgeable about ...
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E:The package needs to be reinstalled, but i can't find an archive for it

I keep getting this error message when I try to use the update manager: E:The package thunderbird needs to be reinstalled, but i can't find an archive for it. This error has bugged my computer ...
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How to get more detailed reason for Thunderbird crashing?

I have a computer (10.04) that was previously running Thunderbird 12.0.1 just fine (installed via apt-get via official PPA). I don't know what happened at the time the problem started since this is a ...
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MeMenu not indicating new mail

The MeMenu used to change color when new e-mails arrived. With 11.10 and now 12.04, this is no longer the case. As I understand, this is due to the default use of Thunderbird instead of Evolution. Is ...
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Move the thunderbird notification from bottom panel

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and running gnome-shell as primary desktop,I've couple of questions 1) I would like to move the thunder bird notification from bottom right corner to top panel ...
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Thunderbird won't open after a fresh install of 12.04, how to fix?

When I try to open Thunderbird, it opens for 1 second and then force close. I executed via terminal and I saw this: /usr/lib/thunderbird/thunderbird-bin: symbol lookup error: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade and thunderbird

After applying the suggested updates (179) an error message at the very end of the process suggested me to run apt-get install -f. Since it is a fairly new Ubuntu install (x86) I didn't setup ...
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How can I change the language in the ProfileManager?

My standard language for Firefox and Thunderbird is Dutch. When I use the terminal to open firefox or thunderbird with the -ProfileManager option, the resulting ProfileManager is in English. How can I ...