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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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Can I synchronize 2 PC's data through an external usb drive?

I have 2 computers which now runs on Windows: a laptop and a desktop. Laptop is at work and desktop home. I would like to install Ubuntu on both computers and sync them with an external usb hdd. At ...
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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 ...
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Edit the messaging menu at the top bar

Is it possible to change the position of the Thunderbird submenu to place it at the top of the messaging menu ? Thanks
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Moving Win Thunderbird data to Thunderbird

After having spent two days trying to use Ubunto with the Win TB data I gave up. The TB sub dir content is completely different to Win and adding the Profile.ini file does not help. I do not know if ...
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No Thunderbird 45.x for 16.04LTS

Are there plans for Thunderbird to be updated to v45.x in the current Xenial repos? I understand v38.x is a long term support branch, but will we move over to v45.x once 16.04.1 is released near the ...
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Mozilla (thunderbird an/or firefox) crash, bringing chrome down with it

Symptoms: Firefox and Thunderbird crash intermittently, usually followed by chrome. Once the crash happens, restarting will result in another crash almost immediately, until the system is rebooted. ...
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Thunderbird printed text size (with attachments) [closed]

I have some emails with PDFs attached. I'd like to print them, but with "Shrink to page" text is too small, and with 100% PDFs are too large and not shown, only top-left corner. I've tried changing ...
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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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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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Can't send ongoing messages in any e-mail client on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm new in Ubuntu. Recently I've started to have the problem with sending messages from all my e-mail clients (Evolution, Thunderbird). I'm still able to receive them, but when trying to send any ...
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Kubuntu not using Breeze icons for Thunderbird

Thunderbird is showing various theme icons and not the standard icons for the Breeze theme. I am using Kubuntu 16.04. Please help me rectify it to standard Kubuntu Breeze theme. Please see photo ...
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Old version of Thunderbird; when will it be updated?

I noticed that the current Mozilla version of Thunderbird is much newer than the one installed with Ubuntu. Does anyone know when it'll be updated?
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How do I make Thunderbird open links in Chromium?

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: xfce preferred ...
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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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Client Hostname, not FQDN, not IP Address, in Thunderbird headers

When sending email from Thunderbird from behind NAT, the headers contain the local IP address of the client, not the hostname. This is (the result of) what Outlook Express would send: Received: from ...
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Remove language dialects from Thunderbird

When I compose a new email in Thunderbird and I want to change the spell checker language I can click on Spelling and switch between the installed languages. Unfortunately there are currently all ...
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How to use vim or mutt as a back-end for Thunderbird?

When I send an email I usually use mutt because that lets me use vim. Sometimes, for longer mail, I open a file in /tmp named wxyz and run that through to correct spelling and capitalization, &c. ...
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Enigmail issue with Ubuntu 16.04, Thunderbird 38.8.0

Enigmail! It's great for remaining secure. When it works, anyways. I seem to have a bit of an issue with Enigmail in which I can click on an encrypted email, but the email simply shows a blank page ...
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Thunderbird indicator in 16.04 LTS Unity?

I recently started using Thunderbird again, but I cannot seem to get that indicator icon, i.e. minimize it to tray so that I could receive new message updates. d.conf editor shows it should be OK: ...
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How can I verify whether my OpenPGP key revocation was uploaded successfully?

I just revoked my old PGP key using Enigmail in Thunderbird. I uploaded the revoked key and deleted it afterwards. Now I'm wondering, how can I verify that it is really revoked so that other users ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu/Thunderbird save my PGP key?

I installed Thunderbird and followed the instructions from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto to set up PGP. First it worked, but after restarting my system the next day, I wasn'...
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looking for an email application to manage multiple emails accounts

I am looking for an email application to access and use multiple email account at once. I know thunderbird can be used to access multiple email accounts but I am not sure if it selects the same ...
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How to avoid my filters to cause “another operation in progress” error in Thunderbird?

I have two 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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Using gvim as editor for Thunderbird

Can I somehow use gvim to compose my email messages in Thunderbird?
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Push e-mail for mail clients instead of timed polling?

I've installed Ubuntu onto my on-the-go laptop. I end up sending and receiving mail often, and sometimes quite quickly with people replying immediately. I have two accounts, one of which is my ...
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Thunderbird will not retrieve email under Xubuntu 16.04

I initially upgraded a Sony VAIO VGN-NR498E from Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit to Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Prior to upgrading, Thunderbird was fully functional on this laptop. After upgrade, Thunderbird would ...
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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). The message store type is "File ...
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Is there any plugin/extension/add-on for Mozilla Thunderbird Notifications in GNOME

The question is pretty straightforward. The default notifications by Thunderbird don't really work in GNOME. I have had to install an extension (add-on) called 'Enhanced Desktop Notifications' which ...
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lightning extension in thunderbird

The lightning calendar just stopped working: I opened TB (in ubuntu), and it's not there. Going to "Add ons" shows Lightning is incompatible with Thunderbird 38.7.2. Lightning 4.0.8 (disabled). ...
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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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Thunderbird, Alt+Tab Text Disappears

Whole message lines disappear in the Thunderbird 38.8.0 mail client on Lubuntu 16.04. The Alt+Tab switcher shows icons, but shows no text. So the problem is likely not specifically with Thunderbird, ...
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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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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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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 v0.98....
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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 /usr/share/...
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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: 1:31.7.0+build1-...