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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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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?
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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?
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How to block email addresses in Thunderbird?

I have two email id's in Thunderbird one for mary@my_email.com the other for tom@my_email.com. Every day I receive many spam emails that have addresses such as sexygal@my_email.com, ...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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ExQuilla alternatives for connecting to MS Exchange Server?

I installed ExQuilla according to this tutorial After Installation: Creating an Exchange account. For accessing Microsoft Exchange Account. And I accessed my MS mail without any trouble: But this ...
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Is it safe to delete .thunderbird after removing Thunderbird?

I'm running 14.04 Server with a ~16 GB SSD and ran out of room. I was able to clean up and get some free space but Thunderbird was using 1.7 GB in my home directory in .thunderbird. I've uninstalled ...
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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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Mouse and keyboard stuttering, Chrome, Java Script

This is 14.04 LTS, stock, unmodified Ubuntu. What is wrong here? How do I fix the mouse and/or keyboard problem? For the last week, I have seen, at power up, an apport request to report some problem. ...
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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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Thunderbird Cannot Create Profile error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 x64bit and I try to run Mozilla Thunderbird in order to manage my email accounts ! Whenever I open it and try to create a profile I get the following error : Profile couldn't ...
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Firefox title bar lost when opening link from e-mail in Thunderbird

Starting with Firefox (currently 37.0.2, but has been happening for a great many releases) running but minimized, I open a link in an e-mail (Thunderbird e-mail client, currently 31.6.0 - happened ...
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How can I retroactively add an e-mail to a thread in Thunderbird?

Let's say I have a large e-mail thread. This e-mail thread is mostly ok, but a key e-mail is missing from the thread because someone didn't reply appropriately at one point. Is there an easy way for ...
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How to enable profile manager from thunderbird directory?

I'm attempting to follow these instructions, but no luck.
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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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How to install indicator-messages package?

I uninstalled Thunderbird's indicator-messages by entering this command... sudo apt-get remove indicator-messages Now I realize I could disable the message box icon (a little cute envelop shown on ...
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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 were using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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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 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: ...
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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 ...
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Thunderbird problem

I get the following message when I click on GetMail. However, the inbox is already empty. I also get a similar message when I try to delete a message "The folder Inbox is full, and can't hold any ...
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“Mail Authentication Request” prompt [closed]

My brother uses Thunderbird 31.6.0 on Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon) and when he forwards me a message (I am on Lubuntu 14.04.1), it prompts me with a "Mail Authentication Request" for my email provider's ...
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How do I print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope?

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing. I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, ...
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Thunder-Bird Notifications

I currently installed thunder-bird on Ubuntu and now unlike windows, the pop-ups are annoying the CRAP out of me. I have almost 8 different email accounts that I often like to check periodically, ...
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How do I make Thunderbird 17.0 stop notifying me with junk mail?

I use a few email accounts with one dedicated to junk and spam. Thunderbird is auto tagging them as spam/junk, but still displays them as unread mail. It's not wrong, but it makes the pop up and ...
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how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on ubuntu?

how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on Ubuntu? i am using gnupg for email encryption on Thunderbird, so I want to retain my existing key pair and have full compatibility with ...
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Unable to Delete Email Messages in Thunderbird

In Thunderbird 24.0.0 I am unable to delete emails using any of the following methods: Delete key Right click, Delete Message Right click, Move To -> Trash Manually dragging a message to the trash ...
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How to set Brother Scanner Destination 14.10

Got a Brother DCP-7065 scanner installed OK. Working with simple and X-sane scaning OK. When scanning directed by PC they go to Home/brscan. Question is: when using scanner mounted buttons Scan to ...
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Make Thunderbird to check for mails when it is close [duplicate]

Is it possible to make Thunderbird to check for new mails even when it is close. Currently for me it only checks for new mails when is open or when is minimized. For example in Windows, Mailbird is ...
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How to tell thunderbird to display HTML messages?

I am running a completely updated and upgraded Lubuntu 14.04. Since some days, Thunderbird stopped displaying certain HTML messages, for example a message that begins with this: ...
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Can anyone recommend me a good to-do application?

In previous Ubuntu versions like 10.04, we used to have Evolution and its calendar/to-do options. Now we have Thunderbird and I am not sure whether I can have the same options on it. Can anyone ...
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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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Unity Bar notification numbers small after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04, I noticed that the notification numbers on the unity bar were much smaller, and sort of hard to read. Is there any way I can fix this? Also, is there a more ...