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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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How to minimize to tray Thunderbird in KDE 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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Thunderbird Profile on LUKS Encrypted flash drive not working

I want to store my Thunderbird profile on an encrypted USB flash drive and run it from there because I often switch between two computers with identical setups: Ubuntu 14.04 with the same user ...
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How to remove (some) gmail folders in Thunderbird

I have started using gmail thru Thunderbird and every incoming email is duplicated 3 times (it will appear once in the 'Inbox' folder, once in the 'Gmail/All Mail' folder and once in the ...
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Thunderbird 37.1.0 disable Send Now keyboard shortcut

I would like to disable the Send Message Now shortcut (Ctrl+Enter) in Thunderbird 31.7.0. I have installed the Keyconfig add on as described here. However, this particular shortcut is not on the ...
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Thunderbird: Show mails from sender - easy and fast

Imagine you read a mail from "Dr. Foo Bar". Now you want to see all mails send from or to him. How do you do this? I only know the complicated way: Ctrlshiftf search for mails in "from" (with ...
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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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Simple Evernote for the desktop

I want to create a link between text files I edit with gedit and mails in thunderbird. I don't ask for more. This would would be something like a simple evernote like application for the desktop. ...
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On deleting messages, how do I stop them being immediately deleted?

Using Thunderbird 31.7 (under Ubuntu 14.04) with Imap gmail, when I delete a message it does not go to the Deleted folder, even though that is the setting in Account Settings -> Server Settings. I ...
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Compiling Thunderbird 38 on Ubuntu Mate (Raspi)

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on a Pi 2. Most of the things work out really fine. But the Lightning Addon seems to be buggy (most of the buttons cannot be clicked). So I tried to compile a more recent ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
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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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System unity crashed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and many systems connected to the network, all system has the same problem. Firefox and Thunderbird are not working and not showing Desktop. Unity automatically crashed and ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird spellcheck has too many listed languages

When I write an email in Mozilla, the spellcheck shows: 21 entries for Spanish (Cuba, Ecuador, Spain ...) 3 entries for English (Australia, UK, US) 4 entries for French (modern, classic, reform, ...
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Why Thunderbird does not load profile?

I'm having a serious problem with Thunderbird. Recently I started the program, but it did not load my profile. He opened asking to configure the e-mail as if it were the first time I was using the ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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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 correctly associate application with file type in Thunderbird “Open with” dialog box?

I am running Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Xubuntu 14.04. Most times (but not every time) I try to open a PowerPoint (.pptx) attachment, I get a dialog box asking "What should Thunderbird do with this file?" ...
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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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INSERT mode versus COMPOSE mode when forwarding messages when using Muttator

I am a new Linux user running Xubuntu 14.04 and Thunderbird 31.7.0 with the Muttator 1.2 extension. I currently have Thunderbird configured with my work Exchange account along with my personal Gmail ...
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I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have .pst outlook mail file, but not able to migrate to thunderbird

please guide me how to migrate from my outlook mails to thunderbird. I have tried using third party softwares but no use(.pst to mbox converter). Also gudie me how to do this using the script? Tell ...
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Issues setting up email encryption in Thunderbird with Enigmail

I am having trouble setting up Email Encryption in Thunderbird using Enigmail. I created encryption keys on another Linux machine running Zorin without any issues & exported it to my external hard ...
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Thunder keeps asking for password ubuntu 15.04

Please would kindly like to know how to resolve Thunderbird password issues. Once i Launch Thunderbird, it keeps asking for for google password which was already saved at the beginning of ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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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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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 Convert .msg file (Outlook email msg) into .eml?

I have just started using Ubuntu & Thunderbird. I have saved my Outlook emails in my hard disk which are with .msg extension and now when I try to open them in Thunderbird it doesn't open because ...
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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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Thunderbird does not wrap text in 14.04

In 14.04, I notice that while composing Thunderbird has stopped wrapping text, and it is annoying to have to use to 'enter' to see the whole mail on screen without having to scroll horizontally!! I ...
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thunderbird wont start on ubuntu 15.04

My Thunderbird wont lunch, but it runs underground, whenever i try to start Thunderbird, it says Thunderbird is already running. Try starting the system several times but with no Luck
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Firefox “email link” doesn't give Thunderbird window focus

Ubuntu 14.04 FF 32.0 Thunderbird 31.0 When on a web page, one can perform File -- Email Link. Ever since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, Firefox will send the link to Thunderbird, but will not give the new ...
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thunderbird smtp does send emails

Am having problems sending mail from my Thunderbird. I configure the SMTP server to smtp.gmail.com,and smtp.google.com still get error message saying Sending of message failed. The message could not ...
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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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Lightning Extension Not Showing Reminders When Opening Thunderbird

When I first began using the Lightning calendar extension for TBird it used to show my reminders for events that were due each time I launched TBird if they were due to alarm. Even if I snoozed an ...
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Lubuntu DropBox and symbolic link abook.mab

I have my thunderbird address book stored in a drop box for cloud storage. abook.mab file in the dropBox is symbolically linked to thunderbird using; TERMINAL Prompt ~$ ln -s ...
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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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Postfix Mail issue

Just installed a Postfix & Dovecot mail server. I am able to receive mail fine, but when I attempt to mail someone say @gmail.com I get a error 4.7.1 Relay access is denied. Any Help with this? ...
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Make timedate-indicator execute thunderbird when clicking

This might be a duplicate but i have searched all internet and not find an answer! I have been editing this file. sudo gedit /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.indicator.datetime.gschema.xml ...
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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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14.04: Force a Thunderbird Lightning Reminder to Topmost Window (With Metacity)

My question is exactly the same as the described here: Lightning reminders doesn't get focus when pop up, so I don't notice them. The difference is such that my system uses Metacity instead Compiz. So ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Thunderbird and Firefox font problems

I've been using Ubuntu for years. Now, I'm in version 14.04, alternating with some sessions in ubuntu-desktop and others in xubuntu-desktop. A few days ago, when "playing" with some themes and with ...
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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? Strange but true, the search dialog of local folders has a field ...
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Does Dovecot allow different clients to subscribe different subsets of IMAP folders?

I have a working Dovecot IMAP server (v. 2.2.9) where I have a single user but a lot of folders (over 800 in total, hierarchically arranged, about 50 of which are in active use.) I have multiple ...
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Can download attachment from the webmail but not in Thunderbird.

For a particular mail (As far as I have noticed), I can download the attached document from Webmail but I cannot download attachment from thunderbird. When trying to download, it is showing the error ...
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How to start Thunderbird minimized on start-up?

I followed this tutorial to set start Thunderbird in minimized mode at startup, but it wasn't helpful. After following the instructions, I could not even start Thunderbird. So I was forced to start ...
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clamdrib add-on [closed]

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 ...