Questions tagged [thunderbird]

Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and news client. It is Ubuntu's default e-mail client since 11.10.

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Thunderbird will not set up Existing Email address. after the last update ubuntu 20.04.2

after the last update ubuntu 20.04.2, Thunderbird will not set up Existing Email address.After "the following settings were found by probing the given server", ....... unable to log in at ...
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Thunderbird .sbd files

When I noticed Thunderbird imap files were groving up, I have removed them and edited the settings of storing the mails locally. However, there are also .sbd files which are larger than 600 MB total. ...
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Thunderbird 78.7.1 very buggy [closed]

Thunderbird 78.7.1 seems to have been upgraded today via the Ubuntu repository. I am having all sorts of problems with it thus far. When I attempt to open up an e-mail, it stalls and doesn't open the ...
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Thunderbird EDS calendar integration does not work

This is a repeat post of https://askubuntu.com/a/1042554/719400 but since I cannot comment there, I am forced to ask as a new question. I tried to install EDS calendar integration addon on thunderbird ...
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How can I make a package available in Synapit (or apt or…)

Thuderbird 78 is annonced for times... Cannot upgrade to latest version of thunderbird 78 (August 2020) The package seems available on launchpad since 24 augut 2020 : https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+...
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How do I Import email from Thunderbird Snap 86.0b3 to Thunderbird 68.10.0+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

I used Ubuntu Software to remove Thunderbird Snap 86.0b3 and install Thunderbird Mail 68.10.0 I am running Thunderbird Mail on Ubuntu 18.04. Unfortunately I removed Thunderbird Snap before I installed ...
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Thunderbird no longer updates from dovecot IMAP on same machine, other clients do

I am little stunned and puzzled. Standard 20.10 setup but all of a sudden thunderbird is 'stale' and longer refreshing. I tried switching between SSL/TLS and STARTTLS setups to no avail. I does not ...
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How do I show the built-in integrated calendar in Thunderbird?

Thunderbird 78 contains a built-in calendar. You no longer need the Lightning extension. When I open Thunderbird 78 in Ubuntu 20.10, I can't find a way to display the calendar. The "Events and ...
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Lightning & nextcloud: e-mail sheduling invitations for meetings&tasks

I can sucsessfully link my nextcloud-calendars with my lightning (thunderbird-calendar). However, the integration with an e-mail address does not work properly. When I create an event, and I want to ...
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Thunderbird 78.x under Ubuntu 20.04

I would like to use Thunderbird 78.x in Ubuntu 20.04. This is the version I use under Windows. When will TB 78 be part of Ubuntu and will be updated automatically? The official version of TB is 68.x ...
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thunderbird 86.0b.1 can't locate other applications

Somehow I got a new version of Thunderbird altho' I don't recall seeing it listed in the latest software update. (I am running 20.04.2.) It is apparently a beta version. It was installed in snap ...
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Thunderbird beta does not open link

I have installed the Thunderbird beta (86.0b1) via the snap package on Ubuntu 20.04. I have used it for some months now without any issues. This morning, however, it suddenly opened with a brand new ...
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Thunderbird problems as of 1st Feb 2021

As of today, Thunderbird wants me to create a new profile rather than show data from my existing profile. It's looking for the profile in the right place as evident in the Help - Troubleshooting menu ...
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After uninstalling Thunderbird and restarting Ubuntu, Ubuntu refuses to start and gives, instead, following error message

/dev/nume0n1p3: clean, 374657/3235840 files, 12707998/12939453 blocks My Ubuntu version is 20.04 LTS installed on an Acer Concept D After Thunderbird crashed for the umpteenth time, I started the ...
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Smtp error (454) authentication failed

Ubuntu 20.04 contabo VPS virtualmin/webmin panel postfix+Dovecot domain is redirected from cloudflare- maybe missing any records (not sure…) A mail ip address A webmail ip address MX ...
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How do I set the default Compose new email window position in Thunderbird?

I would like to set the default window position of the Thunderbird compose new message window. Is there a way to do it?
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How to unmount gmail account from “Places” in Ubuntu after adding via Thunderbird

When setting up Thunderbird on my Ubuntu 20.04 system, I added my gmail account to it. My Google Drive account also showed up. I decided against using Thunderbird and canceled my account on it. ...
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Can I set up Thunderbird such that emails are automatically grouped by the senders I prescribe?

Can I set up my Thunderbird such that emails are grouped by the senders I prescribe? I want them to be placed in certain folders when they come in, rather than moving them manually after that. For ...
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How does Mozilla Thunderbird handles my key, and can it import directly from gpg keyring?

I managed to export my keys from gpg in an armored text format, and import them in Mozilla Thunderbird, both the public and the private key. Is there a way to avoid this process, and have Mozilla ...
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PPA for Thunderbird 78 for Ubuntu 16.04

It took a while, until a Thunderbird PPA officially rolled out upgrades to Thunderbird 78. Unfortunately, there is no upgrade for Ubuntu 16.04 so far. So the question is, is it still worth waiting for ...
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Moving Thunderbird data from 16.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS; alternate solution (default/default-release)

I had an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system running Thunderbird 68.10, and built an entirely new system with 20.04 LTS, which is also running Thunderbird 68.10 out of the box. In moving all mail from the old ...
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Thunderbird “Open Message in Conversation” sometimes opens different thread

I am running Thunderbird 68.10.0 on an Ubuntu 20.04 laptop. I frequently use "Open Message in Conversation" to few the entire conversation (thread) that an email is in. About one month ago ...
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Thunderbird wont start. Crash reporter says sqlite version error

my Dad cant get thunderbird to start. This started after he got tired of the nag screens and updated ubuntu. He is now running ubuntu 20.04.1 and thunderbird 68.10.0 Whenever he types thunderbird at ...
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How To APT Install Newer Thunderbird Version & Have Launch Button For All Users

I need to install a newer version of Thunderbird due to data compatibility issues. The current version (68.10) installed via apt is less recent than that I need to install - and the snap versions ...
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Thunderbird Email application does not start [duplicate]

When I click on the Thuderbird Email icon I get the following error message: XML Parsing Error:undefined entity Location: chrome://messenger/content/messenger.xhtml Line Number 905,Column 3: <Key ...
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How to move Thunderbird profile from Windows to Ubuntu?

I am trying to move a Thunderbird profile from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04.1. I have followed Mozilla's instructions several times, but they don't work. When I open Thunderbird after copying the ...
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Update system except thunderbird, due to critical implementation of enigmail into TB

I am part of a small NGO whose IT Admin is currently ouf of reach. All our computers have Ubuntu installed and in our everyday work we rely heavily on gpg. Here is the problem: While some people have ...
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Backing up Thunderbird from one laptop to another with RSync?

I installed Ubuntu on another laptop that I want to back up to. I run this: ole@mkt:~$ rsync -vaz /home/ole/.thunderbird ole@192.168.1.21:/~ ole@192.168.1.21's password: sending incremental file list ...
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Evince PDF links disabling login ability to the followed URL

I'm experiencing a strange behaviour when using corporate PDF documents and trying to follow links: PDFs comes by email (using Thunderbird) I open it directly from the attachment, with Evince PDF has ...
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Thunderbird 78 on Windows stopped working (getting email) with my Ubuntu 18.04 Postfix/courier (sending still works)

One of my customers just upgraded his Thunderbird installation to go to the latest version which at this time is 78.4.0. Since then he can't access my Postfix mail server to view his messages. However,...
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Accessibility Tweak: How to prevent accidentally selected text from getting replaced when typing?

I'm trying to make my 97 years old grandma's laptop (Ubuntu 20.04) more accessible for her. She is often frustrated because text that she has written vanishes. Disabling the touchpad and using an ...
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After updating to 20.10, Firefox, Thunderbird, and Chrome say that profile is missing

After I installed the 20.10 Ubuntu update (Groovy Gorilla), I cannot work on my desktop. Firefox says that profile cannot be loaded and is missing or inaccessible Ubuntu software and thunderbird have ...
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Thunderbird not starting with kernel 5.8.0-26

I am on Ubuntu 20.10 having upgraded from 20.04 And have just done the latest updates this included Kernel 5.8.0-26-generic. However, on re-starting the machine, Thunderbird won’t start anymore. I get ...
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After upgrade to 20.10 Thunderbird stops with parsing error

When starting Thunderbird in Ubuntu 20.10 an error message is displayed XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location: chrome://messenger/content/messenger.xhtml Line Number 905, Column 3: <key id=...
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Snap wont install latest version of Thunderbird

I upgraded my 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS a couple of days ago and ran all updates possible. So now I need encrypted PGP Mail and wanted to install the latest Thunderbird 78.x. Current installation was 68....
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How can I fix Thunderbird freezing - Ubuntu 20.04

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 Thunderbird is very slow / hangs / freezes. I do not have this problem with other apps. I have plenty of spare RAM. Any suggestions? Many thanks DB
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Switch user to root GUI and return

For many tasks, I find sudo too cumbersome. I also authorized root to have a standard window manager Xwindow GUI session to which I get by the switch user from my ordinary user Xwindow MATE GUI ...
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How to get new mail nofications from Thunderbird 68 on Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am an old Thunderbird user sticking with it for over 10 years, and I cannot see any new mail notifications on my old Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity) since my last Thunderbird update, which is quite troublesome ...
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How to import my thunderbird settings from Thunderbird 68 to thunderbird 78?

I just removed the thunderbird version from the Ubuntu repositories by running: sudo apt-get remove thunderbird I installed thunderbird 78 from the thunderbird site. It did not pick-up the previous ...
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Thunderbird remove and purge not working

I'm having an issue where Thunderbird completely freezes on startup and suspect it comes from some of the account configurations. I've been trying to completely reinstall it to try with a fresh config ...
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Thunderbird on Ubuntu 20.04.1 stop or take control of updates

I was here a while back asking how to get Thunderbird on Ubuntu and Windows 7 to share a profile on a common mount point on a non-system disk. I had it working once, but Ubuntu keeps messing with the ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 - dragging a Thunderbird email to the panel freezes the desktop, how to prevent or recover?

A family user of Lubuntu 18.04 has twice experienced a problem while using Thunderbird where, while dragging an email from the inbox to a local folder, if they mistakenly touch the panel with the ...
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Individual attachments in mail merge from thunderbird

I am trying to send multiple emails with unique fields from thunderbird with mail merge addon in ubuntu. How to add individual attachments using this method? I have tried adding a separate field ...
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Copy self-created folders from Thunderbird Windows to Thunderbird Ubuntu

I used the instructions at https://superuser.com/questions/1550634/moving-thunderbird-email-setup-from-win10-to-linux-ubuntu to migrate from Thunderbird in Win10 to Ubuntu 20. Only the standard (Inbox,...
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Thunderbird with Enigmail freezes

It seems that the Enigmail extension was updated today in my Ubuntu desktop machine. The version is now "Enigmail 2.1.8". However, after Thunderbird starts (and a few seconds pass) ...
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Is there a way to install the full versions of Thunderbird and LibreOffice, using Snaps?

My dad is on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. He wants to install the latest versions of both Thunderbird and LibreOffice (as some of his files aren't compatible with the versions that came with the ISO). I've ...
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Drag and drop not working, desktop and Thunderbird (Ubuntu 20.04.01) [duplicate]

The point es very simple: in Ubuntu 20.04.01 Drag and drop is not working either in desktop and Thunderbird. Is there a way I can fixing this? besides this, it's very cool! Thanks!
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Cannot upgrade to latest version of thunderbird 78

I need to upgrade to thunderbird 78. I currently have 68 running Ubuntu 20.04. I tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa and then update and upgrade but Ubuntu keeps on telling me:...
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Restoring thunderbird mailboxes

I probably touched some configuration and now I can only see one mailbox on the left-hand side of my screen (while before I had 4). How can I restore my configuration? Troubleshooting information View-...
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Thunderbird keeps popping up the “Add a new address book” window

Since a week or so, Thunderbird (68.10.0, 64 bit, running on vanilla Ubuntu 20.04) keeps popping up prompts to "Add a new address book" every 10 minutes or so. The window looks like this: I'...

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