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Postfix/SSL/Dovecote - can't send email

I know this looks similar to other questions on this forum, but they don't seem to be the same core problem as the one I'm experiencing. I'm running Ubunto 14.04 LTS, and I have postfix, dovecote ...
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How read local email in thunderbird?

I just install postfix and configure it for local email only as a way to have a sendmail program and test my PHP scripts. My question is, how can I use an HTML capable email client like Thunderbird to ...
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How to setup Thunderbird Email Client 12.04 LTS?

I want to setup and use Thunderbird. Currently, I use Microsoft's Outlook Mail. I don't know the POP or IMAP of Outlook to setup Thunderbird, and to push mail from Outlook to Thunderbird. Is it ...
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Malito links with thunderbird client cause ubuntu 14.04 to freeze [on hold]

Not a question. Just what's happened with my hp 2000 laptop.
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How to import outlook express mails into thunderbird mail client?

We are in the process of converting all our windows systems into ubuntu. Is there a way to import outlook express mails into thunderbird in Ubuntu?
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Thunderbird LDAP entry formats

I have Thunderbird working with an LDAP-connected address book. Entries are successfully looked up, but they appear like this: "BOB.BOBSON" <bob.bobson@foo.com> instead of this: Bob Bobson ...
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Thunderbird does not store remote address books' passwords

I have the following problem: I am running a Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on a Lenovo Thinkpad S430. As email composer I use Thunderbird (24.0). All my contacts are being synced from an ownCloud address book ...
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Thunderbird - remove unused dictionaries from menu

I use Thunderbird with two sets of dictionaries: English and Spanish. In the spell checker menu I find about 30 localized dictionaries (all Spanish-speaking countries, and for English: US, England, ...
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Permissions of Locale

I trialled a Japanese keyboard for ibus, but later decided to remove it. However, Japanese characters still pop up all over the place - including in Mozilla Thunderbird and the Terminal. Why will it ...
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Why did Thunderbird replace Evolution in 11.10?

According to this, The default email client for Ubuntu 11.10 will be Thunderbird instead of Evolution. I've used Evolution since Ubuntu 9.10; I've always used the default applications because I ...
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How to retrieve lost profile in thunderbird?

I have lost my emails and my email profile when i went to the terminal and sudo thunderbird restart. When i opened it my whole profile and email was dissapeared. i seemed to have lost them all. how ...
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Thunderbird send button does not work when sending to more than one recipient

Was going to post this as a bug, but I'll try here first ... Thunderbird 24.1.0 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I am assuming since a recent update in the last few days) I find that it is impossible to send an ...
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Thunderbird endlessly redownloading messages with Davmail

I am using Thunderbird + Davmail in order to access my MS exchange account. I have always been experiencing the problem described here and it is really painful. Before Davmail I was using exquilla, ...
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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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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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Fonts in message area too small to read in Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird as my email client. For some reason fonts in the message area are so small that they are unreadable. This includes the Thunderbird welcome screen font.
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What is the import process in Thunderbird for backup.pst files

I am not able to restore my previous mail backup data file backup.pst. kindly help on the same.
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Poor battery life: cron jobs running even in suspend

I was trying to figure out why my battery was dying out really fast even when in suspend mode. I noticed that my cron jobs run even when my laptop is suspended. I do not want this behavior. Cron ...
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Export Thunderbird messages to sqlite database

I have seen a lot of posts about how to backup e-mails from the .thunderbird directory, but the truth is that I find the format of the messages quite awful, and I was wondering if there was any tool ...
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Access to MS Exchange from Ubuntu

Recently, my organization offered us to connect to our MS Exchange account from Android. Since I am using Win XP with VB only to be able to access this account, I thought I could now easily access it ...
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Using Thunderbird to automatically backup my email account

I use Thunderbird to backup my web-based email account: I open Thunderbird and copy the mail messages from the Inbox to a local folder. Is there a way to do this automatically every day, so that I ...
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How do you reset your password for thunderbird?

I am trying to set up a Thunderbird account, but it keeps telling me that my password is wrong. When I went to Edit/Preferences/Security/Passwords, I discovered my suspicions were correct. But I think ...
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Unbuntu 13.04: Synchronizing an iPhone's contacts and calendar without Ubuntu One

What is the best solution to synchronize the contacts and calendar of an iPhone with your local Ubuntu installation? Note: Thunderbird with its Lighning extension currently seems to be the best ...
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How can I access system mail in /var/mail/ via thunderbird?

I've got cron jobs sending mail to my user at /var/mail. I know how to access that at the command line with the mail command. But, while a big command line fan, I do not like reading mail (even system ...
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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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E:The package needs to be reinstalled, but i can't find an archive for it

I keep getting this error message when I try to use the update manager: E:The package thunderbird needs to be reinstalled, but i can't find an archive for it. This error has bugged my computer ...
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Can't access logical partition immediately

Bit of a newbie question: I have a logical partition called "Workspace" (I am only running one hard drive). The logical partition contains media files for use from multiple operating systems (dual ...
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Install Mozilla Thunderbird [duplicate]

I want to install upgraded version of mozila thunderbird from downloaded file from thunderbird website. I want to install this on ubuntu but it contain lot of files. Normally i can install any program ...
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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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12.10 - Not appear top bar, left bar and Compiz closed unexpectly

I'm sorry, my english is not good. I'm trying to start ubuntu after the 12.10 upgrade, but appeared a black screen with a _ white. Now, after read some questions here, I got start recovery mode and ...
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thunderbird script to disable option: “delete message on server”

When I first started using Thunderbird. I overlooked that Thunderbird deletes message(on server) after 14 days. It gave me a HELL of a shock. When i checked my mail via web-browser(luckily hot-mail ...
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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 ...
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Multiple thunderbird users using same local directory

I have two users "tramp" and "office" on my desktop, and I want to run thunderbird from both users(I trust both users). I dont have enough disk space, so I want both the users to use the same local ...
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Install Thunderbird 32 on Ubuntu 64

I would like to install 32 bit version of Thunderbird on Ubuntu 64. Any ideas?
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Locale has no effect

I've edited /etc/default/locale to look like this: LANG="en_CA.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_CA:en" LC_NUMERIC="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_DK.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="en_CA.UTF-8" ...
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Thunderbird cannot open “Kontakte”. How to get rid of that error message?

In each case shortly after the start of the Thunderbird email I read: There was a problem opening the address book "Kontakte" - the message returned was: Cannot open book: Source already loaded! ...
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How can I import data from Outlook to Thunderbird?

I am using Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. I am really annoyed with Microsoft, so I want to switch to Ubuntu (where Thunderbird is installed). In Outlook I have my emails, some appointments and all ...
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Thunderbird: enable drag and drop to move email into folder

I recently did a fresh install to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04. I have thunderbird 14.0 Thunderbird isn't letting me move an email to a folder by dragging it. How do I turn this [back] on? Or is ...
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Thunderbird Google calendar tab acts as mobile browser

I am using Thunderbird with the add-on Google Calendar Tab to display a browser tab with Google calendar. It works fine in Thunderbird for windows, but in TB for Ubuntu the browser tab gives me the ...
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Sync calendar and contacts with Android smartphone

I use Thunderbird with Lighting calendar addon, which stores calendar data in iCalendar format. How can I synchronize this calendar and Thunderbird contacts with Android based smartphone (HTC ...
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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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Bizarre problem setting up IMAP mail in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10. Thunderbird 24.2.0 Exchange EWS Provider 3.2.0-Beta76 (the latest version of the add-in). I use a hosted Exchange mail account (for several reasons - price and simplicity of synching ...
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How to encrypt my `inbox` Thunderbird file.

I recently found out that Thunderbird also downloads my folders created in Hotmail. No biggie. But, those are stored in plain-text, and so it does with the inbox Thunderbird file. How can I make ...
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Combine Saved Search folders with Inbox

Is it possible to create a view/saved search folder which displays all the message in the inbox as well as tagged messages in ANY folder all in the same message list? Basically the idea is so that I ...
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Open gpg seems to be affecting rendering of emails in thunderbird

I recently installed/added open gpg and enigmamail to Thunderbird in order that I could send encrypted emails, but obviously I will only be doing this with a couple of people. However, it seems to ...
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Thunderbird 8 changed default skin/theme - any way to change it back?

I just updated to Thunderbird 8 (I use Mozilla's version, not Ubuntu's) on Ubuntu 11.04; and it seems it has changed its default skin/theme. Not sure how it looks under other OS', but under my Ubuntu, ...
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Crash when maximizing Thunderbird on 13.10

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, I've installed Unity tweak tool. Sometimes, when I maximize a window, the system freeze and I can't do anything (the system is still in freeze after 3 hours). I have to reboot ...
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Thunderbird not sending emails from Ubuntu host

I have the following problem: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box with Windows 7 host. The email client is Thunderbird 24.2.0 in the guest and Thunderbird portable 24.3.0 in the host. Up to a few ...
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Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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Key X not found or not valid with Xubuntu, Enigmail and Thunderbird

I try to run GnuPG with Enigmail and Thunderbird. At first it seems that everything runs perfectly: I am able to encrypt / decrypt files. Only Thunderbird with Enigmail doesn't work. I always get the ...