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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to download only recent mails in Thunderbird?

I have an account at Hotmail and I have lots of mails there. (more than 10000) I don't want Thunderbird to download them all, also because I have really slow connection. Is there a way to make ...
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No sound with Thunderbird 12.0.1

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Thunderbird 12.0.1 from scratch but I hear no sound when new mail arrives. I have installed pulseaudio-esound-compat and esound-common but the problem persist. How ...
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How to synchronize multiple mail (thunderbird) accounts?

I was wondering if the following setup is possible using Ubuntu (server) and Ubuntu (workstation): I have two workstations with Thunderbird as mail client I have one server On both workstations I ...
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thunderbird script to disable option: “delete message on server”

When I first started using Thunderbird. I overlooked that Thunderbird deletes message(on server) after 14 days. It gave me a HELL of a shock. When i checked my mail via web-browser(luckily hot-mail ...
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Migrating from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook

Is there a way to migrate from Thunderbird running on Ubuntu back to Microsoft Outlook running on Windows 7?
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Thunderbird 12.0.1 doesn't recognize any of my emails on Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64

I'm trying to set my emails on thunderbird but I keep getting the same error message: Thunderbird failed to find the settings for your email account. I saw another thread of two people with the ...
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Thunderbird occasionally does not display notifications on new mail arrival.

Hi Im using Ubuntu 11. I am using thunderbird as my email client. When I have a new email received, ubuntu gives me email notification which appears on my screen. But sometimes, there is no email ...
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How to remove the mail/IM icon from the notification area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the mail icon indicator applet? How do I remove the mail/IM icon (envelope) from the notification area in Ubuntu 12.04? I'm not using the IM client nor ...
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Unity calendar lens not showing events

I'm trying to get proper/useful calendar integration into Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Google Calendar (& account) and I want to be able to use this without opening the browser. I want to get the Unity ...
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Thunderbird download indicator for Unity?

Firefox has a great Unity progress bar when stuff downloads. However, Thunderbird hasn't. (Or does it?) Is there a Thunderbird progress bar available for Thunderbird?
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Thunderbird does not open when I use “send link” in Firefox 12.0 [closed]

Thunderbird 12.0 does not open when I use "send link" in Firefox 12.0. Thunderbird is working and running. The usual new mail window does not appear. In Firefox: Edit → Preferences → Applications → ...
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Email Piping with Thunderbird

I have a PHP script (osTicket) that has the ability for parsing piped emails. In theory it would be very simple to execute a script and post the email source code to it. Is there a plugin available ...
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Is Ubuntu One + Evolution/Thunderbird Sync Still working in older versions like 10.04?

I have come across many, many questions regarding syncing contacts with Ubuntu One. Unfortunately this is not possible in 12.04. I even asked ubuntuone-support and recieved this: HI, We are ...
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Thunderbird inbox wont open 12.04

I get the alerts for new mail and can compose new mail from the bar at the top, but the inbox refuses to load. Reinstalling did not work. The icon will appear on the sidebar but once clicked nothing ...
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How to show hidden menu items in the menu bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity? In Unity, the menu bar for most applications appears on the top panel, on mouse-over. Additionally, one ...
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Thunderbird won't load in UBUNTU 12.04

Can anyone tell me why my Thunderbird won't load in my newly upgraded UBUNTU 12.04. The error message seems to point to Addons but I cannot get it loaded to look at them. If I compose a new message on ...
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How do I back up Mozilla Thunderbird emails when upgrading to 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I back up Thunderbird emails? I currently use 10.04LTS and want to upgrade to 12.04LTS. How do I get my inbox and sent messages backed up so that I can re-open ...
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Thunderbird CPU usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Thunderbird pegging a core at 100%? Is there any reason that Thunderbird uses 18-30% of my CPU constantly. This normally wouldn't be a problem but I like to leave ...
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How sync Ubuntu One contacts with Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04 (release version)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Thunderbird Contacts to sync with Ubuntu One? I didn't find a solution for this. I think is not possible sync contacts with Ubuntu One on Ubuntu 12.04. Any ...