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Thunderbird won't start

Restarted my computer, and noticed that Thunderbird which is set to auto-start did not start. So I clicked on the icon on the taskbar, the box highlighted the icon, the cursor spun around for a minute ...
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Start Thunderbird in Background

I have a lot of Mailfolders, this leads to thunderbird starting very slow. I use the default ubuntu deskopt and it seems that all autostart applications need to be started until I can access the ...
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Thunderbird - Office 365 Exchange - Works Once

My workplace uses office 365 with the corresponding exchange setup. I can configure thunderbird to integrate with exchange by using the following settings: This will work once, but as soon as ...
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How to get GNOME Shell Calendar to sync with Google Calendar with Thunderbird installed?

On GNOME Shell, I want to use the Calendar and have it synced with my Google Calendar account, but I have Thunderbird on my computer. I have seen a couple of posts making Thunderbird default through ...
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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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How can I use Thunderbird without an outgoing mail server?

I'd like to use Thunderbird to download a copy of my web-based email. This is a read-only operation; I don't need the ability to send email. Thunderbird, however, disables the button for adding an ...
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How to install my download program to the system meun on Gonem3.14?

Guys I do not mean I want to "make install" the tar.bz program, I already downloaded a executable binary program--thunderbird-31.4.0.tar.bz2, if u ask, and I can click it and run. But the thing is ...
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Lost my data 500gb hard disk [duplicate]

I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 but unfortunately and accidentally I have formatted my whole hard drive 500 GB as well my hard disk format file system EXT4 from NTFS.
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The google chrome notification bell!

I am very new to ubuntu and completely new here, I love ubuntu, I have both a windows desktop and a macbookpro and I still now prefer using my ubuntu laptop! But now that you know that I am a newbie, ...
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Gmail-like replacement for Thunderbird

I am looking for an e-mail client for Ubuntu 10.04-12.04 which would look like Gmail and would replace my current Thunderbird configuration. I have no problems with the efficiency or reliability of ...
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Moving Thunderbird mails from Ubuntu to Windows (Thunderbird)

I currently have an Ubuntu work machine, where I'm using Thunderbird as my mail client. How can I export my mail/contacts/etc. to a Windows machine, that is also running Thunderbird. I know that ...
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Thunderbird font adjustment in Awesome window manager

I have Ubuntu Linux with KDE and Awesome window manager. Thunderbird fonts look nice in KDE, but when I run it in Awesome font size becomes bigger. How can I adjust the font size of Thunderbird in ...
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openssl Connection refused errorno=111 with openssl and connectivity issues [closed]

I have a lot of connection issues with my Linux Mint 17.1. Thunderbird is not able to connect to gmail and hotmail. Website are not responding when I go on it. When I'm trying to test ssl with openssl ...
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Sharing Thunderbird profiles Windows and Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to have TB use the same set of messages, folders, calendar from both ubuntu 14.04 and W7. This thread seems to answer my question, but it pertains to ubuntu 11.10. My reputation isn't ...
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System freezes when browsing and opening email client

Issue: The system freezes frequently, and to the point where there is nothing to do but hit the restart button on the case. This happens in particular when using the browser (Firefox) and almost ...
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Getting ThunderBird installed on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

OK I'm new to linux, and so there's a learning curve. But, although I worked for years with unix ksh production scripts and user support, at the moment I need to take another break. I first installed ...
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Mail Client: see last email correspondence

Up to now I use Thunderbird. If person "Bob Foobar" writes me, I often want to see the last email correspondence I had with him. I want to see the mails he wrote me, and the mails I wrote him. ...
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Email replies from my client's iPad Air have t.signaldue.com links in the source code

When I receive replies from one of my clients who just got a new iPad Air, Thunderbird has a "this may be a scam". When I view the source code of the reply, there are links in the source code that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 has become very unstable [closed]

I installed Ubuntu a few months back, but off late it has become very unstable. Firefox and Thunderbird repeatedly go down. Ubuntu itself hangs or crashes many times especially when running Virtual ...
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Saved document doesn't inform user about no-saving the information

I supported a person who received a .doc in Thunderbird as an email attachment, opened it, filled in a form and saved it. But the user couldn't find it anywhere. Thing is that is was saved in /tmp . ...
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How to modify desktop calendar settings on Kubuntu 14.04?

How can I modify the following things on the desktop calendar on Kubuntu 14.04 with kde 4.13: 1.change the first day of the week to monday 2.remove these useless US holidays from it 3.there are ...
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FireTray stopped working on Thunderbird

Using Thunderbird 31.3.0 with FireTray 0.5.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome. When I reduce my Thunderbird window it doesn't go the tray icons area,and when I close the window it stops Thunderbird. ...
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Looking to install Thunderbird 31.4

I'm looking for a good PPA to pull the latest Thunderbird release (31.4). I'm a noob and still finding my way. Looked in Launchpad. Found PPA:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa. I have Thunderbird already ...
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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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Trying to setup a mail server on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up a mail server but get the following errors whilst trying to connect with thunderbird: Jan 7 03:11:59 Ubuntu-1404-trusty-64-minimal postfix/smtpd[6752]: lost connection after ...
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Can I get a combined inbox in Thunderbird?

I've setup Thunderbird (default in 12.04) with five mail accounts. Unfortunatly, every mail address is shown only with its own inbox, sent... How can I get a combined inbox for all addresses? I've ...
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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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How can I transfer Thunderbird profile from Windows XP? [duplicate]

I've saved the profile on a flash drive by using the Import/Export feature of the Windows Thunderbird. However, the Thunderbird in Ubuntu seems to be a reduced version of the Windows one. In the ...
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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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gnupg permissions problems on dual OS machine

I am running Thunderbird with GnuPG on a dual OS machine (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1). I forward Ubuntu's GnuPG to the Windows GnuPG with a symlink (according ...
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Email Application That stores Messages as Single Files

Are there any applications (like Thunderbird) that handle emails for Ubuntu that store messages as single files? I've added my Thunderbird folder to MEGA for syncing, but it includes files up to ...
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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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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?
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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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No new mail notification in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31 on Ubuntu. I set up my accounts and then I closed Thunderbird. But I'm not getting any notification. Is there any add-on I need?
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How do I get Thunderbird to use Firefox to open URLs?

Every time I try to open a URL found in an Email from within T-Bird, it opens Ubuntu Web Browser instead of my default browser, Firefox. How do I fix? Note: I've already tried a manual config edit ...
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How do I make thunderbird auto-start everytime I log in in Ubuntu 13.04

I would like to have thunderbird mail running as soon as I turn on both of my PCs I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and 13.14 however when i go to the startup menu it's empty, I can click add to add a program ...
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Thunderbird Mails (not enough disk space)

I am using thunderbird mail and the partition in which mails are stored is of 470gb from which only 64gb is used. Now the problem is whenever i start thunderbird it generate a error message which ...
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Email Client Thunder Bird Getting Hange

After installation of Google calendar add-on in Thunderbird, when click the icon to open a Thunderbird its getting hanged. Looking very strange .. How to fix this ...
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How can I make Thunderbird bring compose windows to the front when I click on a mailto link?

Whenever I click on a mailto link in my browser, Thunderbird obviously opens a new compose window, but it doesn't bring it to the foreground. How can I change this behavior so the window is always ...
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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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Thunderbird profile on Ubuntu and windows 7

I am trying to use the same profile on Ubuntu and Windows 7. I moved the profile to a partition accessible by both systems. I can load it on windows 7 without any problem. Idem in Ubuntu. If I boot on ...
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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 ...
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How to restore missing calendar data from Lightning/Thunderbird

Today out of nowhere all my events and tasks disappeared from my Thunderbird. However, I have a full backup of .thunderbird folder. How can I restore my calendar data? I reverted these files to ...
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Thunderbird resets profile after second start up

The issue is as follows: After cleanly reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I set up my thunderbird profile (using the profile manager), which I store on a separate ext4 partition (I am owner of this ...
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Import hours as a template in Evolution

In my new job I set up a weekly schedule for me and my collegues as a base to make changes from. I'm syncing and sharing this calendar through google, but I'm using evolution because it is easier to ...
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Installing Lightning Add-On on Thunderbird

I attempted to install The Lightning plugin for Thunderbird. I do this by going to Tools -> Add-ons. I search for Lightning and click "Add to Thunderbird". Then I get a popup asking me if I want to ...
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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. Now, do i just install the Lubuntu desktop package to 'overlay' on Ubuntu (does that result in only Lubuntu on her ...
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Firefox, Thunderbird will not open after attempting upgrade 14.04-14.10

Before trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, both Firefox and Thunderbird worked properly. I tried to upgrade, but it hung somehow and I had to reboot, (press the reset button, the little one ...