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As per our discussion with @robgrune , his DNS lookups for smtp server is pointing to a different IP address than what global DNS records show. Finding the correct A record via mxtoolbox for the smtp server and replacing the smtp address with this IP address fixed the issue as a workaround. However this will cause 'certificate validation errors' if smtp ...


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All personal files are stored under /home/$USER/ inside hidden directories. For Thunderbird that could be 2 locations... /home/$USER/.thunderbird/ /home/$USER/.mozilla-thunderbird/ Ubuntu uses the 1st nowadays. There will be a subdirectory named after your profile. All of the messages for an account are stored in a subdirectory named after the mail ...


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I have to move mails from one google account to another google account and Thunderbird was my favorite tool to use. It can also be used to move your mails under Windows to an account under Ubuntu. You can export your mails from the Thunderbird you have now to a file ending on .mbox (to export: Right click "inbox" (or another folder you want to export), pick ...


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Usually in Linux world all user's own data and configurations are placed in home directory /home/username/ For example Firefox save its profile data in /home/username/.mozilla/firefox/profilename.default So to backup or sync application data between computers you need to find where it stored in your home directory and just copy application's data ...


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Have you tried looking at the disk's health? There may be a more current utility but smartctl should do the trick (as root): smartctl -a /dev/sda | more


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According to Bug #1575731 at Thunderbird's Launchpad account, people have requested for updates to Thunderbird that is available in the official repositories but there is no official response yet. In the meantime, you can add the PPA for the beta channel of Thunderbird.



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