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How can I migrate from Claws Mail to ThunderBird

I usually use Claws Mail to manage all my mail. I have the accounts configured with pop3, so all my mails are in local and there is no copy on the server. Now I want to use ThunderBird, so how can I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: issues after installation

I made a fresh install of 16.04 version after its release, however my PC (with intel i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM and a Geforce graphyc card) is experimenting several issues that I want to share with ...
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Thunderbird recognizes some pdf files as videos

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and recently have a problem with Thunderbird: Some pdf files attached to emails are not treated as pdf files should be. The attachment settings option for pdf's is set to ...
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Get latest Thunderbird version (38.0.1 for 15.04 32bit)

Ubuntu 15.04 comes with Thunderbird version 31.7.0, but the current latest stable version is 38.0.1 (date: 1st July 2015). $ apt-cache policy thunderbird thunderbird: Installed: ...
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When clicking URL in E-Mail client switch to browser window

I want to switch to opened browser window or start new browser window in the current Desktop/Viewport. When I click a link in Thunderbird, that will open a new Tab in existing browser session/window ...
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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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How to show hidden menu items in the menu bar? [duplicate]

In Unity, the menu bar for most applications appears on the top panel, on mouse-over. Additionally, one can use the keyboard to quickly access menu items by pressing alt and typing what you're looking ...
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Metadata application for next revision [closed]

Is there a way to list the content of the file from file name in ntfs. i searched a date or specific number in doc file. i havent got the file name and path . searchbridge metadata.
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Thunderbird Freezing

I have this version 1:38.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 of Thunderbird, and since yesterday is freezing for around 40 seconds, along with the computer. Do you have suggestions what it can be done? I ...
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Kubuntu: Firefox and Thunderbird display generic icon for launcher

My system was installed with a Kubuntu 14.10, upgraded to 15.04 and now it's a 15.10. Both firefox and thunderbird have launchers in my 'task manager'. For both applications, I get the same generic ...
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thunderbird mail ubuntu gmail syncing in background

i use Thunderbird mail v38.6.0 and it seems like Thunderbird did not synchronize mailbox if only it was open? any way to sync in background?
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Thunderbird showing “Unable to locate mail spool file” on installing gmail account in ubuntu 13.04?

I just configure a gmail account in thunder mail but its continuously showing me error "Unable to locate mail spool file." when i click get mail then also it shows same error. its not retrieving mail ...
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Unable to connect to Verizon POP Email under DSL

Problem Description Prior to this problem, using Verizon for my standard Telephone connection. Updated my Telephone line to use DSL last Month DSL part working perfect Past two weeks ...
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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 to make thunderbird run in the background?

I want to make the thunderbird to run in the background in order to get the notification without using any Add-ons. Somebody please help.
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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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Email Client which runs in background and notifies when email arrives

I am new in Ubuntu and currently running 16.04-beta2 release. I have configured Thunderbird Email client for everyday use and the only problem with Thunderbird is that it doesn't run in background and ...
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How to get Thunderbird in dual boot to work properly?

I have a dual boot machine, KUbuntu 15.10 and Windows 10. The first system installed was KUbuntu and Thunderbird was initially set up on it. Once Windows 10 was up & running I did install ...
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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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Incomplete installation. Baïkal dependencies have not been installed

I have tried to install Baikal in my Ubuntu 15.10 to be able to sync my android phone and my Thunderbird Calendar but it is not working. After I finish the process of installation I get an error ...
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Keep Firefox as default browser but open youtube links in Chrome

Is there a possibility to open Youtube/Twitch/... - Links in Chrome instead of my default browser (Firefox)? The reason is, that all browsers are very slow on my (fresh) installation of 15.10 but ...
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thunderbird cant connect to e-mail-provider

i am on u ubuntu 15.10 wily werwolf 64 bit. when i try to connect in thunderbird to my existing e-mailaccount thunderbird hangs while trying to connect to e-mail-provider. (i can acess my account with ...
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Enigmail not asking for pgp passphrase but saying no key available

decrypting emails with enigmail in thunderbird does not work anymore. It is because I don't get the chance to punch in my passphrase, a form asking me to do so used to pop up, now it's not and I'm ...
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Is there a simple task planner for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using gnome-fallback on my desktop and looking for a simple calendar/planner app in which I can easily make notes of the appointments and afterwards it reminds me of my appointments using some ...
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I can't send libre office document as attachments

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1, with thunderbird 38.5.1, a revision of LibreOffice 4.2, LO 4.4.7.2 and LO 5.04.2 fail to attach documents from the File|Send|Email ... options. Thunderbird's ...
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email client to control downloading

I am looking for an email client that I can: 1) control downloads of attachments 2) control how far the history goes back (for downloading inbox) 3) Optional (is considered secure by gmail) For ...
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How can I flag messages as “personal” via sieve?

I use sieve on the mailserver (dovecot) and thunderbird as mail user agent. I want to flag messages which are from me as "personal". High level use case: In long mailing-list discussion I want to ...
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Possible to remove Thunderbird icons in left pane

I would like to remove the icons that appear in the mailbox list in the left pane:
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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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Thunderbird has lost its profile following the most recent Ubuntu update. How can I fix this?

Following the most recent standard Ubuntu update, Thunderbird lost all of my e-mails and e-mail account configurations. My ~/home/user/.thunderbirddirectory is intact. How can I get Thunderbird to ...
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Where is the junk folder that I created in Thunderbird on an ubuntu system?

I am using Thunderbird on Windows 7 to fetch emails from my ubuntu server. I found my mails being stored in /var/qmail/mailnames/domain.de/info/Maildir/cur but neither in ...
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Wrong time indicator in Thunderbird/Lightning when there's DST

I've been using Thunderbird with Lightning add-on for several years. The problem is that at summer times, the red bar that indicates current time (see the picture) is off by one hour (it ignores the ...
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Italicized text disappears in Firefox & Thunderbird

after a fresh reinstall of Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome, I can no longer see italics in either Firefox or Thunderbird. More precisely: in Firefox, where text is typically pre-existing, parts of sentences are ...
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Thunderbird: Recipients DropDown too small

http://i.imgur.com/OwXrj7W.png Most of the times, when I am typing in the recipients address, the dropdown list with suggestions collapses to less than some pixels. Does anyone know how to solve ...
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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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Thunderbird: sync in background (no gui)

Is it possible to keep Thunderbird running in the background (no gui) s it can stay in sync and display notifications in the messages menu? Yes I have checked this question.
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Thunderbird as a client for MS Exchange 2013, specifically GAL searches

I'm involved in a project at work looking at using Linux Desktops for as yet to be specified users... One of the general use issues that I can't yet resolve is searching Global Address Lists using ...
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How do I install GnuPG 2.0?

In Ubuntu 15.10 when using Mozilla Thunderbird with Enigmail I get the following warning (in Swedish): Du använder GnuPG version 1.4.18, vilken inte längre stöds. Enigmail kräver GnuPG version ...
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Sendmail doesn't work after unsinstalling thunderbird

I have the following problem, and after trying a lot of things...now I need your HELP!! I installed LAMP on my 14.04 LTS. From my php-code I was sending (using sendmail) emails without any problem. I ...
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Thunderbird and a shared “home” partition

I have arch and ubuntu installed on the same laptop but different partitions. They share the same "home" on a separate partition but with the different user names: /home /ubunut_user /arch_user ...
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Thunderbird uses the wrong browser

I'm unable to make Thunderbird open the default browser. In the browser preferences, Chromium is selected as the default browser. It's also selected in "Default Applications" in System Settings. In ...
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Thunderbird only loads “inbox”? How about the other folders that already exists?

I am wondering why Thunderbird only loads my inbox and ignores the rest of the folders I have created using my internet browser? Thanks.
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Thunderbird Composing: Copy+Paste Image between text lines

I want to write a mail with this layout: first line IMAGE second line I tried these things: In nautilus right-click on image, then "copy". Then "paste" in thunderbird: The path name ...
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BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Phone sync with thunderbird on computer?

How (with which app) can I synchronize contacts between Ubuntu phone (BQ Aquaris) and Thunderbird on my computer?
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Thunderbird can't authenticate to sync my Gmail account

I installed Thunderbird and had no problem. When I try to sync my Gmail account it displays an error message about having the wrong username and password. I already made the necessary changes in ...
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How to recover/undelete a deleted task in Thunderbird (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I'vedeleted a Thunderbird task in which I've wrote some important notes (delete button, inside the open task window). Now I want to recover the Thunderbird task in order to get the notes. Is there a ...
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How to make evince “Send To…” work with Thunderbird in Xubuntu LTS?

I am currently working with the evince 3.10.3 document viewer on Xubuntu LTS 14.04. When I hit File > Send To..., I receive the following error message from evince: Could not send current document ...
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Need to migrate Microsoft office outlook .pst file in to Ubuntu 14.04 ver.

i am migrating my system Microsoft in to Ubuntu 14.04 ver. so i have my existing .pst file how can i configure in Ubuntu ? i have configure in Evolution mail client which is successfully ...
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Thunderbird, username or password wrong

I'm trying to install thunderbird and use it about 5 months. Didn't find any answer to my issue, so I came here. Ubuntu 14.04 already has installed thunderbird, so I just ran it, inserted my name, ...
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How to find and start Thunderbird or any application in Ubuntu?

I have just transfered from Vista to Ubuntu. I am computer-illiterate. I think Thunderbird is installed, but not sure. How do I see if it is installed? How do I start it? Please, no involved ...