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Finding a highly customisable (compose message) email client that works with Exchange 2007!

Ubuntu: 13.04 - raring Exchange: MS 2007 Thunderbird: 1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1 Evolution: 3.6.4-0ubuntu1 Evolution-mapi: 3.6.2-0ubuntu1 Evolution-ews: 3.6.1-0ubuntu1 My company uses exchange ...
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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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Xubuntu file 'open with' showing too many “Open with mail recipient”

Shown here: I only updated thunderbird to the latest version when this happened. reverting back to the older version did not solve this. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04. The wrong entries (Open with mail ...
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Change color in Thunderbird mail count number

Is there a way to change the color on Thunderbird mail count number icon ?
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How to avoid my filters to cause “another operation in progress” error in Thunderbird?

I have to incoming mail boxes that I read with thunderbird. On both I have filters. Now it happens very often that when I've got mails in both mail boxes, I get the below error message: The ...
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Bidirectionally synchronize Thunderbird profiles (POP3 mail accounts) between two computers

I have two computers, each has Thunderbird installed. I once set up a Thunderbird profile on computer A and configured my email accounts there (all POP3, not IMAP). Later I copied that profile to ...
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When will the latest released of Firefox, Thunderbird and Clamav be available in the repository

RE: Firefox - v46.0.1 released 5-3-16 - currently running v46.0 Thunderbird - v45.1.0 released 5-10-16 - currently running v38.7.2 Clamav - v0.99.2 released 5-3.16 - currently running ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 command prompt (Alt+F2) and start menu opening only for 1 second

I got an issue with my new installation of Kubuntu 16.04. I installed it a few days ago and got everything running, but now I have a strange issue. Every time I open the start menu or command prompt ...
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Can I use Thunderbird to access Microsoft Exchange server?

Can I use Thunderbird to access Microsoft Exchange server? Evolution works ok, I am just looking for an alternative.
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Enigmail in Thunderbird works only with root

Hi I have a problem with in Thunderbird with enigmail and pinentry-qt4. I went through several tutorials and forums and followed all the steps. Now I found out that it works fine when I run ...
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Thunderbird keeps asking me for the password every time I login

I haven't used Thunderbird for a while but when I started to use it again I found out that I have to give the application driven password since I'm using Gmail. So I type that application password ...
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Remove Thunderbird from the indicator-messages

Ubuntu 14.04. I accidentally started Thunderbird once, I do not use it. Now I cannot remove Thunderbird from the indicator-messages menu. As per the doc, I have tried to: copy the file ...
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email can't send PTR record

Using Thunderbird POP3 SMTP Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. Can't send messages but can receive. Error message is "4.4.0 ... Relaying temporarily denied. Cannot resolve PTR record for 202.91.195.235." Am ...
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Unable to open maildir files other than text editor

I installed Thunderbird with maildir. Email files from the maildir structure open with the text editor (MINE format) but not with Thunderbird. How can I change that situation ? PS1: of course, same ...
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Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, nothing ...
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Populate Contacts With CardDAV

Using Ubuntu Raring and it seems comes with Gnome Contacts. I'm wondering if there's a way to populate the EDS via CardDAV? Mainly because I see the Thunderbird has an address book tied to this EDS ...
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How to add XMPP Account without certificate on Ubuntu

We have installed OpenFire on Windows Server and Pidgin client are working fine on Windows 7 machine. problem is that, I'm not able to fetch certificate from OpenFire server and due to this issue, I ...
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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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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 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 ...