Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and news client. It is Ubuntu's default e-mail client since 11.10.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Thunderbird email application issue

Getting attached error, could any one help me on this? The message could not be filtered to folder because writing to folder failed. Verify that you have enough disk space, and that you have ...
2
votes
2answers
686 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

firetray in thunderbird not working properly

to day I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. After all updates were conducted I installed gnome-session-fall back (I am using gnome metacity). In thunderbird 38.2.0 I installed Firetray 0.5.6.1 to see it in ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How can I get all of my GMail directories to appear in Thunderbird?

In the left pane of Thunderbird, my GMail account e-mail address is listed and under it is "Inbox", "Drafts", "Sent" and "Deleted". When I access GMail via the web interface, there are other ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Whow to integrate kmail with unity mail indicator applet?

I am using kmail in Ubuntu 15.04. I want to integrate the kamil in email indicator applet as we do for thunderbird. Is there a way to do that? If I activate the system tray icon in kmail some broken ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

System lock on update

I'm not a skilled Ubuntu user, but I clicked on 'update system' last night, and left the update running. When I got to it later, the screen showed a blurred unreadable set of graphics. I rebooted, and ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Thunderbird Gmail Compatibility - How To Update Thunderbird In Linux Mint [closed]

Whenever I try to use Thunderbird to connect to my Gmail account, it fails. Error: Configuration could not be verified - is this the username or password wrong? Further investigation I ...
4
votes
1answer
30 views

Why is the Advanced section Update tab in Thunderbird blank?

I recently install Thunderbird, but found that in the Preferences, if you go to the Advanced section, and then the Update tab, you find that it is blank: Is this a bug? Or is it meant to be so on ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

Unable to completely remove Thunderbird?

I have used sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* and sudo updatedb . After locate -e , I still see thunderbird files like below; How can it be solved? Thanks in advance ...
0
votes
2answers
53 views

Thunderbird: Show mails from sender - easy and fast

Imagine you read a mail from "Dr. Foo Bar". Now you want to see all mails send from or to him. How do you do this? I only know the complicated way: Ctrlshiftf search for mails in "from" (with ...
5
votes
3answers
130 views

Alternative to Thunderbird which can search for to/cc/from easily

I tried to find a solution to search for all address headers (to/cc/from) in a simple user friendly way: Thunderbird: Show mails from sender - easy and fast Since there was no solution, I think ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Can't update Thunderbird, and unable to install from website [duplicate]

I was attempting to use the included Thunderbird app in Ubuntu 14.04 with my gmail account, and it said in order to use gmail, I needed to update to the newest version. When I looked at the newest ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Convert an .odp to HTML to insert into email

I have created a single page document in Impress which includes images, text boxes, hyperlinks and some plain rectangles with varying degrees of opacity that I want to convert to HTML to insert into ...
19
votes
4answers
17k views

How do I install the latest stable version of Thunderbird?

Similar to Firefox, what's the best way to stay up to date with the latest stable releases of Thunderbird?
0
votes
2answers
139 views

skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I was using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How to make Thunderbird Mail runs at startup? [duplicate]

Is that possible that I can make Thunderbird Mail app runs at the startup or as soon as I log into my Ubuntu? This is my first time using Ubuntu, I create a Dual Boot Ubuntu and I learn about Linux ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to remove (some) gmail folders in Thunderbird

I have started using gmail thru Thunderbird and every incoming email is duplicated 3 times (it will appear once in the 'Inbox' folder, once in the 'Gmail/All Mail' folder and once in the ...
0
votes
2answers
116 views

Moving old laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 14.04

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, which is too slow. Main thing she uses is Thunderbird for email. I will install Thunderbird on Lubuntu again as her ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Moving Thunderbird to install Lubuntu, then reinstall Thunderbird [duplicate]

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, which is too slow. Main thing she uses is Thunderbird for email. I will install Thunderbird on Lubuntu again as her mail ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Rosetta Stone with wine

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 I want to install Rosetta Stone on my system. Everything is working with wine, but Rosetta Stone does not detect the mounted language packages. I ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Thunderbird crash

After manually updating Thunderbird to the latest version so that i can use GMAIL. Thunderbird open and run nice until i restart my pc... it doesn't reopen again so i try to start it via terminal and ...
14
votes
1answer
19k views

How to completely remove Thunderbird?

Since I prefer to use Evolution, I would really like to completely remove Thunderbird from my PC. I already performed sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* but locate thunderbird still lists some hits: ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

New mail notification changed to a blue string in the upper left corner

After recent update my new mail notification is changed to a very simple blue line in the upper left corner of the screen. Any ideas how can I change it back to a normal Unity notification? I'm on ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Launching Lightning from command line?

Is there a command that allows me to launch Thunderbird's Lightning from command line? I want to add a command to the Thunderbird launcher that allows me to open to a Lightning page.
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

What is currently the actual parameters to be set in thunderbird (gandi.net?) for account at googlemail?

It seems that actually this is due to server of gandi.net respectively of gandhi.net (with 'h' or without 'h' ?): What are now the actual parameters to be set for snmtp and for pop (pop3) in ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Linux calendar that synchronizes with outlook

I am using a windows phone, however my desktop OS is Ubuntu. I would find it really neat to synchronize a calendar on my phone with a calendar on my desktop computer. However, on the WP there is only ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 rolls back to Thunderbird 31.8 (daily build)

last week my Thunderbird updated automatically… and rolled back to Thunderbird 31.8 (daily build). I run on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and I did not touch anything about the update config (or other config). ...
4
votes
2answers
433 views

How to minimize to tray Thunderbird in KDE 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?
1
vote
2answers
196 views

Why doesn't Canonical update Thunderbird to version 38? [duplicate]

So today I saw Canonical finally released a new version of Thunderbird. But instead of the latest version 38, it updated to 31.8.0. I thought Canonical decided to always update to the latest version ...
0
votes
2answers
466 views

Can't install Thunderbird 38.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Thunderbird 38.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 but get the following error. XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /home/mike/thunderbird/libxul.so: libdbus-glib-1.so.2: cannot open shared object ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Thunderbird setup for Microsoft Outlook email [duplicate]

How to Sync Calendar and Address book in Thunderbird for Microsoft Outlook email ?
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Backing up live Mozilla profiles

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 installation which acts as a file server for Windows 7 clients through samba. We use Firefox as our web browser and Thunderbird as our email client on the W7 machines, ...
9
votes
1answer
4k views

How Do I Sync My Exchange Calendar in Ubuntu (Thunderbird / Lightning)?

Coming from a Microsoft Windows Environment, what is the best way to sync one's calendar on Ubuntu / Thunderbird / Lightning?
1
vote
2answers
46 views

Migrating Thunderbird Mails from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 ?

I found this question but it is not about Mail, is just profile. I want to migrate all my e-mail in Thunderbird and attachment from Windows 7 to my Thunderbird in my Ubuntu 14.04. Exists a program ...
4
votes
3answers
6k views

How to run Thunderbird in background and pop up notifications for new e-mails?

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and configured Thunderbird email client. But seems like the email client is not working in background (like Rhythmbox). Need to keep running that like other ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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? ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

Thunderbird does not (always) ignore folders

I have configured a number of folders in Hotmail where certain e-mails (like newsletters) are forwarded to. I installed Thunderbird on my home laptop and those folders are never synced, just the way I ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Thunderbird Profile on LUKS Encrypted flash drive not working

I want to store my Thunderbird profile on an encrypted USB flash drive and run it from there because I often switch between two computers with identical setups: Ubuntu 14.04 with the same user ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Thunderbird 37.1.0 disable Send Now keyboard shortcut

I would like to disable the Send Message Now shortcut (Ctrl+Enter) in Thunderbird 31.7.0. I have installed the Keyconfig add on as described here. However, this particular shortcut is not on the ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

On deleting messages, how do I stop them being immediately deleted?

Using Thunderbird 31.7 (under Ubuntu 14.04) with Imap gmail, when I delete a message it does not go to the Deleted folder, even though that is the setting in Account Settings -> Server Settings. I ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Compiling Thunderbird 38 on Ubuntu Mate (Raspi)

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on a Pi 2. Most of the things work out really fine. But the Lightning Addon seems to be buggy (most of the buttons cannot be clicked). So I tried to compile a more recent ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

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 ...
5
votes
4answers
801 views

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, ...