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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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Strange view while in Thunderbird inbox [duplicate]

This is a view of when I am in my Thunderbird inbox? What's going on?
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No blue flag Thunderbird email alert in ubuntu 18.04. Please help.

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. One problem is that I no longer get that blue envelope over by the top right corner when an email comes in Thunderbird. I just get a notification for a few seconds in the ...
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When Thunderbird Vulnerability Updates will be available for Version 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Thunderbird version 52.9.1 (64-bit) installed in Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. As Thunderbird version 52.9.1 has multiple vulnerabilities (CVE 2018 5156, CVE 2018 5187, CVE 2018 12371, CVE 2018 12361, ...
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Thunderbird has always requested entering the master password multiple times

This has been annoying me for a long time. Here's the situation: I have multiple accounts in Thunderbird. I use a master password to access them. Upon launching Thunderbird I get multiple prompts ...
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Missing system tray with Thunderbird after upgrading to 18.04

In 16.04 I used to have Thunderbird sit in the background and have an icon in the system tray. However in 18.04 the sys tray icon is gone, and as soon as I close Thunderbird it shuts down and I don't ...
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Possible to set Thunderbird to not mark messages as read, by default?

I've just upgraded to 18.04, and the new version of thuderbird seems to no longer have the option to leave messages marked as unread once previewed. (Unless I'm missing something). The default ...
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How to try out Thunderbird 60?

What is the recommended way of trying out the new Thunderbird 60 release on Ubuntu 18.04? I see several options: simply download the prebuilt package from https://www.thunderbird.net/. Will it use my ...
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Remove Thunderbird and its files completely from Ubuntu 18.04

I want to remove Thunderbird from my Ubuntu 18.04 so I have tried sudo apt-get purge thunderbird* and sudo apt-get remove thunderbird and also sudo updatedb after them but locate thunderbird show (...
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How to 'tab' an entire paragraph while composing an email in Thunderbird Mail?

How to 'tab' an entire paragraph while composing an email in Thunderbird Mail? By referring 'tab', I mean to say a margin of white spaces to be provided to a paragraph.
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(Kubuntu 18.04) Which service is running in the background and fetching new mails?

since my installation of Kubuntu 18.04 I am using Thunderbird. And if I remember correctly, since installation there are two popups on receiving a new mail. One is from Thunderbird ... The other? I do ...
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Best way to install latest localized version of Thunderbird in 16.04?

I need some help installing the latest Swedish version of the stable Thunderbird. I have tried the following: 1) Install thunderbird from the Ubuntu 16.04 repo, which gives me the English version 2) ...
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When I click a link in Google Chrome the Thunderbird Account Wizard opens

On a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation every time I click a link in Google Chrome, the Thunderbird Account Wizard opens instead of sending me to the new window.
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Change date format on Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS also affecting Thunderbird

How can I globally change the date format on Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS which also affects Thunderbird?
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LTS security policy for Thunderbird

I have a question regarding security updates in LTS editions, in concrete Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. What is the policy for offering security updates? Recently there was released version 52.9.0 fixing some ...
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Have Thunderbird 52 running in background

Just like what people asked here in the past (How to run Thunderbird in the background?, Start Thunderbird in background), I would like to have Thunderbird running at all times during which my PC is ...
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Google security. Thunderbird risk [closed]

I use Ubuntu 18.04 and recently received a warning from Google that: Some apps & devices use less secure sign-in technology, which could make your account vulnerable. Google recommends ...
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Whats this weird images in Thunderbird Mail? [duplicate]

When I go to check my mails in Thunderbird Mail I see weird shapes floating on my email. On scrolling up-down those image shapes disappears.
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Use backintime for thunderbird mailbox

For backing up my local files I use the backintime utility, which works fine for my documents. I would like it to backup my Thunderbird mailbox, too, though I realize it was not cut out for that, ...
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Import S/MIME certificate (*.p12) in thunderbird

I'm not able to import a S/MIME certificate in Thunderbird. The file format is *.p12. All instructions I found guide me to the "setting > advanced" where I should open the certificates tab. But this ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 hangs when using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird [duplicate]

System Info: Model Name: Lenovo ThinkPad 11e RAM: 4G Product Page: http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/ThinkPad_11e?M=20D90020US Graphics and Driver Info: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ...
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Changing default email client (kmail --> thunderbird) (Kde 5.12.5 / 18.04)

I have tried to change the default email client to thunderbird. I did so via systemsetting --> applications --> default applications. I put in there "thunderbird" as the default email client. ...
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How to move config files to new installation

I want to perform a new clean installation of Ubuntu 18.04 but I would want to keep all my configuration files for determinate programs, e.g. Thunderbird with all the mail accounts. Is sufficient to ...
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Chromium and Firefox slow after upgrade to 18.04

I have re-installed from 18.04 after using 14.04. Now, Chrome and Firefox can take ages to connect to sites, and sometimes fail with a socket error. Running speed tests, they start off ok, but reruns ...
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Random large coloured emojis appearing in Thunderbird email list [duplicate]

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 whenever I open Thunderbird there is a globe icon, and sometimes also headphones icon, appearing in my list of new emails. These icons hide the ...
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Where is Thunderbird in Ubuntu software center? 18.04 Minimal install

I think its supposed to be there, but I cant find it, and it won't show when I search for it. I have not changed anything in the "Software & Updates window". I used the minimal install option.
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Get Thunderbird to work with DavMail in Kubuntu 18.04

I installed Kubuntu 18.04. I'm trying to get Thunderbird to work with DavMail. I get this error: 2018-05-05 13:16:15,487 DEBUG [CaldavConnection-36714] httpclient.wire.header - >> "GET /EWS/...
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Thunderbird like service hosted online without having any of the data on my ubuntu 16.04

This might start as odd but bear with me, please! I need to have access to multiple email accounts but I need them "hosted" online, like a fpt server(I am only referring to a fpt server like storing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 fresh installation, Thunderbird inbox “invaded” by large icons (coloured emojis)

From my old HD (Ubuntu 16.04) I copied ~/.thunderbird and other programs to the new disk with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. All went good. I tried to install Opera. The installation was unsuccessful, a ...
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How to reinstall Thunderbird

I recently upgraded Ubuntu to 18.04 LTS. Since then Thunderbird has been adding strange images to the email list window. How would I go about reinstalling Thunderbird while maintaining the email ...
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My thunderbird version on 18.04 have emoji bug [closed]

Thunderbird mail is full of emoji bug. Every time i scroll. Also i have question why every time a mail come doesn't appear like pop up and
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Help to avoid swapping on 4Gb venerable laptop?

I have been running Ubuntu on my much loved Acer Aspire 7735Z laptop since around version 8. It has Pentium Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz and the maximum of 4 Gb RAM. Now on 16.04, I typically find ...
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exchange server autodiscovered but rejecting connection

My up-grade to 17.10 blew away my Thunderbird calendar setup. Now as I try to rebuild I can get auto-discover an exchange server but cannot then log in. The organization uses a central password ...
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How to remove Thunderbird badges on Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome shell dock

Specifically, I want to remove the "unread messages" indicator to the top right of the thunderbird icon on the dock in stock Ubuntu 17.10 with GNOME shell. For instance, I have an orange circle with a ...
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How to change Gnome options from KDE?

I'll rephrase that: I use KDE on kubuntu, or on Neon (an ubuntu derivative) and also on CentOS. But there are some programs that use Gnome libraries for various things, namely Thunderbird, Firefox, ...
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Setting HTML as default reply in evolution 3.18

Im using Evolution mail client (or evolution-ews) to connect my work exchange. Im trying to fix the email client and have found that many of others have had this issue with previous versions but no ...
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IMAP/SMTP email account login details not verifying on Ubuntu 17.10

:) I have a bit of a problem getting my IMAP/SMTP email account to work on either Thunderbird or any of the other email client provided on the "Ubuntu Software" store. Basically it keeps telling me ...
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Ubuntu Update from 17.04 to 17.10 failed

While updating, process fails at downloading last file. Error message: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/thunderbird/thunderbird_52.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1_amd64.deb ...
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Mail Server and Thunderbird Help

So, my mail server is complete with Postfix and Dovecot running. I'm able to telnet to all the related ports. The problem I'm having is with Thunderbird. It connects to my server, but it won't ...
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Slider width control on (Thunderbird on) Ubuntu 17.10

Which file(s) do I edit in order to widen scrollbars in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 17.10? gtk-widgets.css in /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0 has promising lines gtk-widgets.css in "/gtk-3.20 must pull ...
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What is reason for “failed to connect to server” in Thunderbird?

Using Ubuntu 64 bit 16.04 with Thunderbird 52.6.0, I get "failed to connect to server" in Thunderbird. I'm only using 1 email a/c which is gmail. What's the reason? BTW internet browsing using Chrome ...
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Import ics file? [duplicate]

I received an .ics file that is a reminder for a Calendar Software. I know some Microsoft applications can open it but I found no Linux programs that can open it. I tried to import it in KOrganizer, ...
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Add email to 17.10 Wayland Top Bar

On 17.04, the top bar showed a mail icon. Clicking on it allowed me to open Thunderbird main, open a new message only or open the Thunderbird address book. I am sure there is a way but have been ...
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Thunderbird update in 16.04 LTS - locales and lightning

I am running 16.04 LTS and TB 52.5.0 While running a dist-upgrade, the process asks for a removal of some of my TB-locales. I refused and tried a dry-run install of TB in order to see what is going ...
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rsync back error 23 on Thunderbird file

This is for ubuntu 16.04 I'm running grsync on my laptop directories for TB and others. Destination directory is on a WD MyBook NAS. I've experienced no problems using TB, but the following rsync ...
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Restore enigmail private keys from file system

I have a newly installed Ubuntu 17.10 and do want to recover my private pgp keys from an already extracted duplicity backup. How to accomplish this task?
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How do I use PGP with Thunderbird in 16.04? [duplicate]

I'm an Ubuntu newbie. Can anyone tell me how to set up PGP on Thunderbird today? It looks like it may have changed. Should I download more of the canonical apps (an option in software setup)?
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Invisible emails in Thunderbird

I pressed some key in Thunderbird probably and now I don't see last few emails in a list (it seems it is the last conversation; I can still see the previous conversation from the same sender). I can ...
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How to mailing photos from Picasa 3.9 in Thunderbird?

Currently, on Ubuntu 16.04 or 14.04, if we want to mailing photos from Picasa 3.9 in Thunderbird 52, new mail pop-up but missing photos attached. This is an old bug. There was a work-around with a ...
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Adding custom search engine to Thunderbird

I'm using Thunderbird 52.5.0 (64-bit). So I am following https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-search-engine-open-search to add a custom search engine to Thunderbird. (I want to add DDG as ...
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Trying to move Thunderbird profile from Windows [duplicate]

I did a clean install of Thunderbird on Ubuntu 16.04.3. I then deleted all of the files within the home.thunderbird (hidden) directory. I then copied the backup of the entire profile (from Windows) ...