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Thunderbird opens twice always

I have Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I open it, it loads twice. Two windows are opened. To be clear, if I have Thunderbird closed (not minimized) and click on Mail, in the tray bar, it ...
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System unity crashed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and many systems connected to the network, all system has the same problem. Firefox and Thunderbird are not working and not showing Desktop. Unity automatically crashed and ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird spellcheck has too many listed languages

When I write an email in Mozilla, the spellcheck shows: 21 entries for Spanish (Cuba, Ecuador, Spain ...) 3 entries for English (Australia, UK, US) 4 entries for French (modern, classic, reform, ...
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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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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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How do I make Thunderbird open links in Chromium?

Using Xubuntu 12.04 I want to be able to click links in Thunderbird emails and have them open in Chromium (package name chromium-browser). Instead, they open in Firefox. I have tried the following: ...
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How to correctly associate application with file type in Thunderbird “Open with” dialog box?

I am running Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Xubuntu 14.04. Most times (but not every time) I try to open a PowerPoint (.pptx) attachment, I get a dialog box asking "What should Thunderbird do with this file?" ...
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Why are Thunderbird-Lightning events not showing in Unity panel calendar?

This is very annoying as Evolution events were not only visible, but also clickable in the unity panel calendar. Isn't this possible with Thunderbird in Oneiric?
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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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INSERT mode versus COMPOSE mode when forwarding messages when using Muttator

I am a new Linux user running Xubuntu 14.04 and Thunderbird 31.7.0 with the Muttator 1.2 extension. I currently have Thunderbird configured with my work Exchange account along with my personal Gmail ...
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I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have .pst outlook mail file, but not able to migrate to thunderbird

please guide me how to migrate from my outlook mails to thunderbird. I have tried using third party softwares but no use(.pst to mbox converter). Also gudie me how to do this using the script? Tell ...
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Issues setting up email encryption in Thunderbird with Enigmail

I am having trouble setting up Email Encryption in Thunderbird using Enigmail. I created encryption keys on another Linux machine running Zorin without any issues & exported it to my external hard ...
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Thunder keeps asking for password ubuntu 15.04

Please would kindly like to know how to resolve Thunderbird password issues. Once i Launch Thunderbird, it keeps asking for for google password which was already saved at the beginning of ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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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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Thunderbird keeps prompting for google password

Why does Thunderbird keep asking me for my google password and then reject my password when I enter it? It is connecting to my g-mail account without any problem. This seems to be when it tries to ...
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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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Is there an alternative to AutoKey?

This questions was already asked here 7 months, but had no correct answer. So I would like to ask again: Is there an alternative to AutoKey, which executes text expansions, when specific abbreviations ...
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Thunderbird does not wrap text in 14.04

In 14.04, I notice that while composing Thunderbird has stopped wrapping text, and it is annoying to have to use to 'enter' to see the whole mail on screen without having to scroll horizontally!! I ...
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thunderbird wont start on ubuntu 15.04

My Thunderbird wont lunch, but it runs underground, whenever i try to start Thunderbird, it says Thunderbird is already running. Try starting the system several times but with no Luck
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Firefox “email link” doesn't give Thunderbird window focus

Ubuntu 14.04 FF 32.0 Thunderbird 31.0 When on a web page, one can perform File -- Email Link. Ever since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, Firefox will send the link to Thunderbird, but will not give the new ...
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thunderbird smtp does send emails

Am having problems sending mail from my Thunderbird. I configure the SMTP server to smtp.gmail.com,and smtp.google.com still get error message saying Sending of message failed. The message could not ...
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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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Lightning Extension Not Showing Reminders When Opening Thunderbird

When I first began using the Lightning calendar extension for TBird it used to show my reminders for events that were due each time I launched TBird if they were due to alarm. Even if I snoozed an ...
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Lubuntu DropBox and symbolic link abook.mab

I have my thunderbird address book stored in a drop box for cloud storage. abook.mab file in the dropBox is symbolically linked to thunderbird using; TERMINAL Prompt ~$ ln -s ...
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Integrate thunderbird in gnome

I'm using gnome shell. Many of the gnome apps (e.g. gnome contacts, the calender in the panel) use the evolution address book/calendar.. How can I tell them to use the data from thunderbird? I tried ...
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Postfix Mail issue

Just installed a Postfix & Dovecot mail server. I am able to receive mail fine, but when I attempt to mail someone say @gmail.com I get a error 4.7.1 Relay access is denied. Any Help with this? ...
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Make timedate-indicator execute thunderbird when clicking

This might be a duplicate but i have searched all internet and not find an answer! I have been editing this file. sudo gedit /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.indicator.datetime.gschema.xml ...
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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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14.04: Force a Thunderbird Lightning Reminder to Topmost Window (With Metacity)

My question is exactly the same as the described here: Lightning reminders doesn't get focus when pop up, so I don't notice them. The difference is such that my system uses Metacity instead Compiz. So ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Thunderbird and Firefox font problems

I've been using Ubuntu for years. Now, I'm in version 14.04, alternating with some sessions in ubuntu-desktop and others in xubuntu-desktop. A few days ago, when "playing" with some themes and with ...
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Thunderbird: Search to, cc and from in one step

I can search for "to", "to,cc" and "from" with the thunderbird search dialog. But how can I search for to, cc and from in one step? Strange but true, the search dialog of local folders has a field ...
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Does Dovecot allow different clients to subscribe different subsets of IMAP folders?

I have a working Dovecot IMAP server (v. 2.2.9) where I have a single user but a lot of folders (over 800 in total, hierarchically arranged, about 50 of which are in active use.) I have multiple ...
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Can download attachment from the webmail but not in Thunderbird.

For a particular mail (As far as I have noticed), I can download the attached document from Webmail but I cannot download attachment from thunderbird. When trying to download, it is showing the error ...
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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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clamdrib add-on

In the past, I used clamdrib add-on for thunderbird on Ubuntu Intrepid. It worked fine on thunderbird 2. But it wasn't compatible with Tdb 3+. Recently, a german developper has made a new version ...
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Recovering mails from local folders which were there in thunderbird before reinstallation of ubuntu

I un-installed 12.04 and installed new EdUbuntu version 14.04. The Thunderbird does not automatically creating the local folders which where there earlier. how can i recover the same? I hadn't kept ...
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Migrating from Evolution to Thunderbird

I would really like to switch over to Thunderbird from Evolution. I have had a look around and haven't found a good up to date how to for migrating. I have quite a lot of emails and filters and would ...
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PGP Enigmail Problem, can no longer decrypt or sign my own messages

From one day to another my Enigmail Thunderbird Plug-In stopped working and I can no longer decrypt messages send to me encrypted with my public key. Even if I wrote these messages myself. Every time ...
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Cannot access outlook.office365.com

I must say I'm a new Ubuntu user. I'm using 14.04 LTS version. I always keep my Ubuntu updated. I've an office365 account and I already configured it in Thunderbird. It was working fine, so far. Today ...
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Thunderbird 31.7.0 hanging frequently on Ubuntu 14.04

I.m using Thunderbird 31.7.0 (the version that ships with Ubuntu) on Ubuntu 14.04. Thunderbird frequently hangs for about 10 seconds at a time (UI completely unresponsive, fades to grey). For example ...
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14.04lts data rescue

My 14.04 installation has been stable until the latest round of updates. Now on boot I get to the log in password, when I enter it the screen goes blank then random splashes of colour, mouse pointer ...
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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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Nautilus GFVS bookmarks disappearing in Save As

I have bookmarked a number of local network folders for easy access within Nautilus. When I try to "Save as" from programs like Thunderbird, or to setup the backup config in filesync, I can't see the ...
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How to change Thunderbird's display time to 24h format?

Currently Thunderbird displays time in AM/PM mode. How can I change it to 24h mode? UPDATE 1: $ locale |grep LC_TIME LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
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Failing to ask for crypt password on boot forces emergancy boot

I'm running Vivid on HP Pavilion 15. The Problem? When I boot the system, I get the purple screen that checks the disk. If I skip or wait till the end, I am pushed into emergency boot. (it should ...
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Hot to minimize to tray Thunderbird in plasma 5.2?

I just tried Kubuntu 15.04. I installed Thunderbird with minimizetotray addon. But window disappears instead of minimize to tray. How can I fix it?
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Unresponsive Script window pops up all the time now. Why and what to do?

I don't know that it's for the exact same script each time, it may be. A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to ...