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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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Thunderbird: Highlight Mails containing unprocessed invitations

Is there a way to highlight mails which contain unprocessed invitations? I would like to see the highlighted line here: If the message contains this: Is there a way to get this?
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Thunderbird 60 becomes unresponsive after clicking the “Write” button

Thunderbird 60.2.1 installed on my Lubuntu 18.04.1, as a part of the standard updates. Now, when I click on the "Write" button to start a new message, the application becomes unresponsive. The ...
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replace thunderbird version that is installed by default in such a way that the replacing version is auto updated

Ubuntu 18.04 Thunderbird updated automatically to 60.2.1 two days ago. With two problems for me: UI language changed from en-US to Dutch, so all short cuts I use are different.. calendar was not ...
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Lost Calendar in Thunderbird after Ubuntu 18.04 System Update

I recently ran the offered system update for my Ubuntu 18.04 installation. Everything appeared to go well even if it did take over an hour and I was quite happy whit how it all turned out. However I'...
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Thunderbird 60.2.1 “MinimizeToTray revived” add-on stopped working

After update, my Thunderbird stopped getting minimized with the "MinimizeToTray revived" add-on. Is there any way to minimize my Thunderbird? Any other add-on that works with the new version?
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18.04.1 - Fresh minimal install - Now comes with Thunderbird?

I just installed fresh version of 18.04.1 minimal install. I now have Thunderbird and LibreOffice installed on my system. This didn't happen before. Is this normal? If so, why the change?
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How to go back to previous version of Thunderbird on 18.04?

On 15/10/2018, updates pulled a new version of Thunderbird (60.2.1). Unfortunately this version does not work with some important addons I rely on. What is the procedure to go back to the previous ...
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How do I install GnuPG 2.2?

Is it possible to install GnuPG 2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04? According to https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2018q3/000428.html there is a maintenance version 2.2.10. This link also tells how ...
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Appointments Lost - Lightning 5.4 (disabled) [duplicate]

I realised this morning that I no longer have my Lightning calendar in Thunderbird. On searching I've found "Lightning is incompatible with Thunderbird 60.2.1"! Effectively I remember seeing that I ...
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Latest update to Thunderbird 60.2.1 on 18.04 - Lightning calendar missing

After completing an Ubuntu automatic software update (15 Oct 2018) that included Thunderbird 60.2.1 the Lightning calendar is now missing. When I click on Thunderbird's Add-On tab to see if there's ...
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Thunderbird does not connect to popular IMAP servers after lapse in usage

Apologies for redundant submittal but the workaround in a related post was to uninstall/reinstall Thunderbird after backing up key folders. I would prefer to delay this brute force approach for an ...
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Thunderbird on Xubuntu 18.04.1: new mail popup appears on lock screen

I have been using Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and ~2 weeks ago upgraded to 18.04.1 LTS. Since then, the new mail notifications of Thunderbird will pop up even if I have locked my screen. Is this a bug in ...
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Google calendar reminders not imported in thunderbird

I have thunderbird with the lightning and the google calendar extension. It works almost perfect, which means that the tasks and events are imported correctly, the calendars synchronizes properly and ...
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Thunderbird Alert pop-up (in the launch bar) rarely showing since I'm using Ubuntu 18.04

I do see, but only for an instant, a notification when new mailarrives at the top centre of the screen. What I would like to see is the small red "warning disk" on the Thunderbird icon in the launch ...
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Dual boot, Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 8.1 clock issues

Recently I overwrote my Ubuntu 14.04 boot with a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04. With my previous dual boot, sometimes when I would shut off Ubuntu and run Windows 8.1, the Windows internal clock ...
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How do I disable spell checking in Thunderbird?

In Thunderbird, when I compose a new message, I can go into Options and unselect "Spell Check As You Type". I have to do this every time I send a message. How can I disable it permanently?
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Can I recover Thunderbird e-mails from a recent backup in Xubuntu 16.04 into a recently installed version of Xubuntu 18.04?

I worked with Xubuntu 16.04 for some years and tried to upgrade to version 18.04 some time ago. Every week I made a backup with 'deja-dup'. The upgrade to 18.04 failed and I had to decide installing ...
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Thunderbird: I accept an invitation, but the sender does not see it

I receive an invitation to an event via email. I use thunderbird and accept the invitation. I use tine20 for my calendar. I can see the event in my calendar. But the sender does not see that I ...
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How do I make Thunderbird open HTTPS links in firefox for Thunderbird Add-ons?

I have been trying to figure this out all night. When I try to set a theme in thunderbird it asks for me to select an application to open HTTPS links. I cannot find firefox in any of the folders I ...
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“Create New Account” button Thunderbird (Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS) not working

I just moved to Ubuntu and am trying to set up a second email account (Gmail). After setting up successfully the first (iCloud), when I try to repeat the procedure and click on "Skip this and use my ...
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Thunderbird 52.9.1 (64-bit) fails to connect to server on Ubuntu 18.04

Since yesterday, I have got a problem on Thunderbird that fails to connect to servers (imap servers) (both gmail and not-gmail types). I have tried to uninstall thunderbird via Ubuntu Software and ...
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Thunderbird distorts some messages

Thunderbird is displaying some messages in a distorted view. The only ones that are distorted are spam. And when I try to select those as spam, nothing happens.
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Thunderbird fails to connect to server

I'm using Thunderbird 52.9.1 to access several email accounts in Ubuntu 18.04. It has alwaws worked well, but in the last few days it fails. After opening Thunderbird it shows a message: "Failed to ...
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Cannot change password in Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04

Updated online password in various webmail accounts. Cannot locate password manager or any menu entry allowing me to change passwords. Read various posts pointing me to preferences / security but no ...
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How do I get a non-English spell checking in Thunderbird?

How do I get a non-English spell checking in Thunderbird? In my case it is just Danish (apart from English) I want to have working. I am in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Following a solution at How do I get ...
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Thunderbird icon is missing in system tray bar in Ubuntu 18.04

In Ubuntu 16.04 I had a Thunderbird icon in tray bar with unread messages but there isn't in Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a chance to have it again?
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Thunderbird in 18.04: “Configuration could not be verified - is the username or password wrong?”

Thunderbird worked well with Ubuntu 16.04. After changing to 18.04 and after re-installing Thunderbird again e.g. via terminal, the following problem arose: Thunderbird does not accept user name and/...
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Thunderbird 52.9.1 can not start on Ubuntu 14.04 with “GenerateDump cloned child” error

Just in the past few days, my thunderbird immediately crash and refuses to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 box (xfce, with LDAP). It gives the following error fangq@taote:~$ thunderbird ExceptionHandler::...
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Strange starting behavior of firefox, thunderbird, chromium, Ubuntu 18.04

I am working with Ubuntu 18.04 and notice a strange behavior of programs like firefox, thunderbird or chromium: If I open firefox, it typically takes maybe two minutes until it starts. Same with ...
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18.04 thunderbird font on XFCE has floating pixels

Please see the attached picture. The font in Thunderbird has strange floating pixels in half of the letters. This is on XFCE. Changing the font within Thunderbird->Preferences->Display Fonts&...
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notification for new mail in ubuntu 18.04 with thunderbird and pop3 accounts

Is there a (recommended) way to activate notifications for new mails with Ubuntu 18.04 and Thunderbird (POP3 not IMAP)? I've found some guides in the net, but they are all for older versions of ...
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How to prevent an application stealing focus in Ubuntu 18.04

When clicking a link in Thunderbird, Chrome automatically steals focus. I want to keep working in Thunderbird while clicking links open them in Chrome in the background - without stealing focus. How ...
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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, ...