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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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Sync configuration files of lightning

I use the lightening extension of Thunderbird. To have my own calendar on different machines, I put the .ics file in my Dropbox folder and this works fine. I also would like to share in the same way ...
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Thunderbird new email count not displayed in 13.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04, Thunderbird (17.0.5) no longer displays the number of new emails in the Launcher. The notification menu still displays as the emails come in, but there is no ...
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Mail attachment in eml sent from Thunderbird not opening in MS Outlook

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Thunderbird Mail client 13.0.1 , but when I am sending some mail attachment in .eml format, its not opening in MS Outlook in Windows? Though through Ubuntu 11.04 it is ...
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Live Mail folder and Thunderbird

Me Friends Hello, Guys I'm facing a small issue and that is, I created a New account(MS live Email account) on Thunderbird and set the incoming protocol to IMAP and "pop3.live.com" Port No 995 , ...
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How to get the mail indicator to always work for Thunderbird?

I have just set up my email addresses to Thunderbird. I would like to get notifications and make icon blue when I get new mails even if I don't have Thunderbird open. How do I achieve this?
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reject mail with attachment and show a message instead

I'm new in term of linux environment and I really want to know if my problem have a solution or not. So, I have the horde groupware installed, and the users could send email normally, but I want to ...
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How to get Gmail-like labels in Thunderbird

Is there a way to get Gmail labels shown in Thunderbird properly? That is, a label next to the subject.
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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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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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Thunderbird indicator Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to 13.10 and noticed that when I get a new email via Thunderbird, the little indicator lights up blue as usual, but there aren't any bubble notifications that pop up. They are really ...
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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 can I bring my GMail Contacts including birthdays into Thunderbird

I tried to import into Thunderbird the contacts.vcf as exported from GMail, but birthdays didn't make it into Thunderbird's address book, although vCard's field BDAY:yyyymmdd is present. Could someone ...
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Problem syncing Outlook Mail on Thunderbird

I have been using aliases on my Outlook mail. It usually are in the form of folders, where the mails directed to alias email ids would go. While syncing my account on Thunderbird (Ubuntu 12.10 LTS / ...
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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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How do I set up Thuderbird for multiple email accounts in Ubuntu

I have recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu (so am a novice !!!) and want to use Thunderbird for multiple email accounts. In windows, when I clicked the Thunderbird icon, Profile manager opened a ...
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manage data/content: please explain “sync all computers”

Scenario is Thunderbird attachments: I wish to delete my content as stored on ubuntu server as friend has downloaded / received file their end. Please could you explain what is meant by "This change ...
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EDC Integration Thunderbird - timeout

At a certain time after starting Thunderbird i get this message: There was a problem opening the address book ... with the additional information that a timeout occured. I am running Gnome Shell ...
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autoremove iptraf -> thunderbird not working?

on my ubuntu 12.10 laptop I tried to install iptraf, it did not work (xterm error). sudo apt-get autoremove iptraf started to remove a bunch of systemfiles, ctrl+c did not work and I just closed the ...
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Ubuntu and Thunderbird forget my settings — how can I stop this?

A greenhorn here, so apologies for not spotting a probably simple solution. Ubuntu Unity sometimes loads with wireless internet switched off. Thunderbird never remembers basic user settings such as ...
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How to recover calendar after Lightning 2.01b was disabled in Thunderbird 19

As part of a regular Ubuntu 12.04 update, Thunderbird was updated to version 19.0. My Lightning 2.01b version was disabled saying it is not compatible with TB 19.0. Ideas on how to recover my calendar ...
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How can I make thunderbird faster?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 One year ago and I stayed with it since I like the launcher behavior and it continues to make me happy without any problems. I stop using my computer for almost one month and ...
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how do I fix thunderbird so I dont have to be root to start it -ubuntu 14.04

when I've installed thunderbird, I've stuffed up the permissions somehow and now only 'sudo thundebird' will work. It used to be ok but I must have got a bit to experimental. I dont no anything about ...
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Force thunderbird open attachments read-only

I asked help already in mozilla forums: [...] it seems, that since the update to v31 Thunderbird does not open attachments as read-only (at least on my installs) and you can edit and save ...
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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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Display thunderbird unread count docky gnome

I was wondering if it's possible to display the unread e-mail's count on the Thunderbird icon on my Docky bar. I am using ubuntu gnome and already have tried multiple things which include: ...
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How to import messages from certain date into Thunderbird

I have a e-mail archive in mbox format and need to import messages newer than the certain date to the Thunderbird. As I don't see any such option in Thunderbird itself and the only add-in I've found ...
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Number of new messages disappears at launcher icon when parameter 'mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder' is set to new value

As soon as I change the default value for mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder to the Inbox, the small box with the number of new messages on launcher icon disappears and is never shown again. ...
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Workspace focus problems

I've been having a problem on my desktop system since 14.04 (or how I've started working) with focus on the workspace. I'm an avid updater, so I'm usually current in my distributions. I generally ...
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Thunderbird selective transmissions

I have been operating well since 1 APRIL. However, since 19June there are some e-mail addresses that I cannot send to. They are signalled gone in SENT BOX but never received at destination. I can ...
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Ubuntu Thunderbird doesn't send anymore all of a sudden (T-Online, SMTP-Error), wrong DNS-Records?

so, here's the thing: an ubuntu-machine (all of a sudden) cannot send emails anymore (using Thunderbird), receiving emails still works. Details: Because the pc has a really weak VGA, I couldn't ...
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Dovecot Postfix not working when using a CA Certificate

I am having a problem switching from using a self signed certificate in Dovecot/Postfix to using one I got from a CA. It is a password protected key and this is my Dovecot ssl config file. ...
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BackendLoader Thunderbird 24.5.0 + Ubuntu 13.10

What does BackendLoader do or is good for? When running Thunderbird in Terminal: (process:9142): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed (thunderbird:9142): ...
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Upgrading a N130 XP Netbook

I have to replace XP on my aged Samsung N130 netbook,so would like to install ubuntu/kubuntu, and continue to use XP in a virtual machine. The netbook has 1 GB RAM but only one slot, so to upgrade to ...
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How to exclude recipients from recipient list from composition window in thunderbird 24

I want to compose a mail and send it to a list (e.g. with 20 addresses) and remove A and B from the list of recipients? How can I do that (as easy as possible) from the composition window? I search ...
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Thunderbird links not opening 2nd instance of Google Chrome if Chrome already open

When clicking on a link in an email in Thunderbird the link should be opened in a new tab in Google Chrome but if Google Chrome is already open it opens up a 2nd instance of Google Chrome and then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lots of software not working anymore

So I made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, but a lot of programs do not work even they came with the Ubuntu install. Firefox does not start, neither from launcher nor from terminal ...
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Thunderbird won't show any alert or notification for events

I have searched but no chance. I'm using lightning on Ubuntu 14.04 and the reminder is not working. It won't show any alert messsage, a popup, a notification and even won't play any sound to remind ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't import keys to keyring, nothing happening

I'm trying to use Keyring's import functionality but nothing happens - neither an error of any sort, nor any of my keys getting imported into Keyring's GUI. I created a public/private key using gpg ...
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No Thunderbird sound

Xubuntu 13.10 Thunderbird 24.2.0 This is my configuration, after I copied the file message.ogg from /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/stereo/ to ~/Music: