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For another data point: I have had what seems to be a similar "disappearing text" issue in Thunderbird for the past week or two. I've never seen it before that time. To replicate: Start Thunderbird 45.2.0 and create new message. Select some text. Click the "italic" icon OR hit Ctrl-I The selected text disappears (as does the space between the preceding ...


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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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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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You generated lots of data and we haven't derived much information. You've probably spent more time googling the scarier looking things in dmesg than I have and discovered no one noticed anything. If you're still willing to persevere, here is something a little less haystack. Hypothesis: If there is a hardware problem, it should manifest itself with the ...


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Thunderbird cannot print both body and attachments together. It doesn't know how to interpret PDF files in the first place, so it couldn't possibly print them, and while it can interpret JPEG images, it still doesn't include them when printing an e-mail body (I just checked). The exception to that would be an “inlined attachment”: if the e-mail body is an (...


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What's happening in dmesg output when the crash happens? Did you run a memory test overnight? The long multi hour UEFI system diagnostics? Can you run strace -f -o /tmp/out.log -p (all the chrome/ffox/tbird pids) and post that somewhere? That's gonna be a big file.


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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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Actually I've solved this problem for one of the accounts changing the properties of the outgoing server (connection security and authentication method). Another account also is able to send mails but now it has problems with saving mails to the "sent" folder. Let see if I manage to fix that at the end :)


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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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