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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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24.04 Thunderbird claims "another instance is running"

Story: I upgraded from 22.04 gradually to 24.04 in one day. During the upgrade to 24.04 there was the message that Thunderbird would only work as snap from now on. I went with it (no Thunderbird ...
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catastophic failure reinstall ubuntu 22.04 need permissions to add files to thunderbird client

i have reinstalled ubuntu and need to add address book and calender files/folders to the thunderbird (hidden) folder. I see all hidden folders now, and am the physical owner and administrator of the ...
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mailto: broken on Google Chrome (Ubuntu 24.04)

New Update: It turns out its only my profile with the issue. If I create a new profile in the same Chrome, it gets the OS default (thunderbird). I'm at a loss on how to fix my profile. I don't see any ...
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How to move Thunderbird message preview to the bottom of the screen

I have just installed a fresh Ubuntu 22.04, which comes with Thunderbird 115.10.1. When I click on messages, they appear on the right side of the screen. I would prefer for the messages to appear on ...
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Systemd Start Thunderbird after Suspend

I want my Thunderbird Flatpak to open everytime I wake my Ubuntu 24.04 Wayland session from suspend. I created thunderbird-resume.service in the /etc/systemd/system/ directory. Here's the body of that ...
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How to launch minimized to tray apps on startup and how to keep them minimized instead of closing?

I want to have Thunderbird, Telegram and Glate (translator) openend on Ubuntu startup and keep them running in the background instead of closing them
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What is causing "Thunderbird is already running" error if mailbox on SAMBA mount

On Xubuntu 22.04 and 24.04 If a thunderbird mailbox is on a SAMBA controlled Ubuntu mount, starting thunderbird I am getting the error screen which begins: Thunderbird is already running, but is not ...
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How to install latest version of Thunderbird as a traditional deb package without snap in Ubuntu 24.04 and later versions?

In Ubuntu 24.04, Thunderbird is installed as a snap app. How to install thunderbird without snap, e.g. from the Mozilla Team PPA?
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Kubuntu 24.04 Thunderbird - problem to send mail from any mail account

I installed Kubuntu 24.04 with Thunderbird SNAP and I can't send mail from any mail account (Gmail, Yahoo, Tiscali). Moreover some email are not displayed as that coming from my Linked-in account
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Thunderbird 115 wrong profile location

I wonder if anyone made the same or similar experience. Thunderbird 115 included in 24.04 LTS installation. My profiles are located on the SD card working well on other two laptops running ubuntu 22....
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Libcrypto.so.3 missing after `sudo do-release-upgrade -d`

After updating from Ubuntu 23.10 to Ubuntu 24.04 ltd - libcrypto.so.3 is missing. Running sudo - following error: sudo: error while loading shared libraries: libcrypto.so.3: cannot open shared object ...
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Bug with launching applications from the GNOME panel (Ubuntu 22.04 LTS)

Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. Why do some applications (this happens periodically with chromium, thunderbird and firefox) sometimes run only the second or third time from the gnome panel? The first time you ...
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Problem with new Thunderbird 115 install

I installed Thunderbird following a major crash and after deleting the program, sudo apt-get purge thunderbird, then downloading >1000 messages. This morning no sign of Folders let alone messages. ...
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Thunderbird and S/MIME Certificates on smartcards

For my personal needs I'm currently using the platform UBUNTU 22.04.04 LTS and GNOME/WAYLAND. Thunderbird is my personal e-mail and productivity client application, now in it's stable version 115.8.1 (...
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Updating Thunderbird from apt to snap removed my config

How can I move my config from Thunderbird APT to Thunderbird SNAP? It seems the update crashed in the middle, and I am left with an empty Thunderbird profile once I install Thunderbird snap.
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Importing calendars from MS Exchange

Outlook / MS Exchange allow to share calendars. For example, in outlook for web access (OWA), I can click on "add calendar" -> "from directory" and then add one of the public ...
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"Unable to locate package" errors when trying to remove Thunderbird mail

I am trying to delete Thunderbird mail since I primarily use Gmail in the browser. However, on trying to remove it I'm getting the following error: $ sudo apt-get remove Thunderbird Mail Reading ...
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PGP, S/MIME and Thunderbird

I am using PGP encryption for my emails, my friend uses S/MIME. We both use thunderbird to write emails. When he writes me a signed email, I can verify the signature and, similarly, he can verify mine....
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Unable to setup email with client with 2014 mac mini model

I recently decided to repurpose my old 2014 mac mini (model A1347), by installing Debian 12 , deleting the old Mac OS that was on this device. Everything was going well until I was unable to use both ...
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Sort or find messages by "date deleted" in Thunderbird Trash folder

Assume that I had a quite old message in my Inbox (or any other folder) and just deleted it. It will go into my Trash folder. How can I sort my Trash folder so that the message I deleted right now ...
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How to backup Thunderbird using the GUI menu?

When going through the menu, I only see an option to back up the profile for Thunberdird whereas I want to backup e-mail. Version: nicholas@mordor:~$ thunderbird --version Thunderbird 115.4.1 ...
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Files downloaded from Thunderbird will be stored in var/run/user

Whenever I want to download sent via Thunderbird, it automatically offers me a var/run/user/1000/doc track, though in preferences I checked that it should ask me where I want the file to be stored. ...
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thunderbird not installed so not removed (when it clearly is)

I'm trying to remove thunderbird from Ubuntu 23.04 but to no avail. Same issue with trying to purge it. In both cases, I get the following message Package 'thunderbird' is not installed, so not ...
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How to roll back to a previous version of Thunderbird

The recent release of Thunderbird 115 broke a very useful extension called Full Address Column. How does one roll back to Thunderbird 102.15.1?
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Set browser in Thunderbird

Thunderbird is opening links in Chrome and I want it to use Firefox. Following this, I set the values to true, but then don't receive the popup window in Step 5, it just goes to Chrome. What to do? ...
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Repository of older package versions?

Using Xubuntu 20.04. Thunderbird 115 seems to use it's own window manager and themes, which clash with everything else. I find it horridly ugly, so want to revert to Tbird 102. However, all I can ...
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Switching to Ubuntu - can Betterbird history carry over?

I have quite a bit of email that I'd like to save and it's in my Betterbird profile in windows. I'd like to switch to Ubuntu, but am not sure I can carry my profile over so that I can access old ...
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Thunderbird updated to major new version, even on LTS

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04, which is a long-term support release. I though that this was supposed to just have security fixes, not general updates. I was therefore a bit surprised to discover that ...
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HowTo Disable Thunderbird Unread Message Count Icons

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 and after a recent Thunderbird upgrade to version 115.3 I am now seeing small round icons with a count of unread messages next to each message folder. See image below: I want ...
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Thunderbird 115.3.1 (Supernova) attachment display problem after allowing remote content in a message

The new version of Thunderbird (as upgraded today) has a bug, where for some (?) emails I am unable to select an attachment for view. In the preview pane or in the separate message window (displayed ...
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Title bar buttons in Thunderbird 115 in different order

Today I've got the upgrade from Thunderbird 102.15.1 to version 115.2.3, courtesy of the Mozilla Team PPA. The window buttons / title bar buttons in TB 115 are in a different order than for every ...
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Lunar Lobster giving Not Responding notices

I have upgraded Ubuntu from Jellyfish to Lunar Lobster on Toshiba Satellite laptop. Now, on opening with Firefox, Thunderbird or even IsleRiot - after the initial screen, I get #whatever_selected# Not ...
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Error occurred while processing mail

I cannot get my email using email programs; Thunderbird or Claws. I get the following error message using Claws. "[2023-09-11 15:45:31] POP< +OK POP3 server ready. [2023-09-11 15:45:31] POP>...
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unsupported PDF when printing from Thunderbird

I am using PrintNG on Thunderbird current production (not Thunderbird Supernova) under Ubuntu 22.04 LTS current. From some emails, I get a PDF not supported type of diagnostic as one line hardcopy ...
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Previewing PDF documents in Thunderbird: images load very slowly

Ubuntu 22.04.3LTS Desktop Thunderbird 102.13.0 64 bit 32GB RAM I receive PDFs as email attachment frequently. I'd set up Thunderbird to manage these as 'Preview in Thunderbird'. I've found colour ...
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Painfully slow opening webpages in Firefox when clicking on links in an email on Thunderbird (Ubuntu 22.04)

Here's the thing: I'm running updated Thunderbird and Firefox on updated Ubuntu 22.04 I just switched from Brave to Firefox and changed the default browser accordingly. I have Firefox open with three ...
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Can I configure my Proton Mail with Thunderbird?

I am trying to configure my Proton Mail to the Thunderbird App in Ubuntu 23, can someone please direct me in the right way to find this information?
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Ubuntu Thunderbird version is behind the Windows version

I have my Thunderbird profile on an external disk so I can use it for my mail on both my Ubuntu laptop and Ubuntu desktop. I had to do some work on a Windows 11 partition, so I opened the Thunderbird ...
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How can I save my emails via "print as PDF". What tool can I use?

I have to save my emails as an offline file to put it on a USB stick or what ever. I want to save it as a PDF. When I marked a couple of emails in THUNDERBIRD. and then go on "print as file" ...
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thunderbird cannot save sent mail locally

I am currently using thunderbird 102.13.0 (64-Bit) on kubuntu 22.04 and have several mail accounts there. With one of them thunderbird refuses to save my mails locally after sending them. With another ...
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How add to repositoris new Thunderbirs? [closed]

I can't find information how to add new Thunderbird 115 to repositories using apt. Someone now? Thanks.
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Can I install Thunderbird 115 as a .deb package?

I'm using Kubuntu 23.04, do not use Snaps, and wish to update to Thunderbird 115 from the installed version 102. Is this possible? It appears as if Ubuntu have stopped providing non-Snap packages for ...
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Hide (or reduce size of) message headers in thunderbird when opening email

With larger amount of correspondents thunderbird emails messages can get really small. Is there a toggle to hide them?
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Why is Firefox failing to load hyperlinks from Thunderbird?

I have a problem with Firefox failing to load hyperlinks from emails in Thunderbird. With the default browser set to Firefox, clicking hyperlinks in emails launches the browser but no page is loaded (...
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Thunderbird doesn't recognize email file format - attaches instead of opening a file

Is there a way to force thunderbird to open a file as an email instead of attaching it in a new email form? mbsync by default downloads files without extension, which confuses thunderbird (and some ...
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Exclude inbox from IMAP syncing in thunderbird?

In mbsync you can exclude any folder from syncing (including Inbox with a pattern like !"INBOX"). Is there any way to exclude Inbox in thunderbird? It would be useful when using gmail, ...
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"Sending of the message failed" when trying to sign a message with a gpg key (Thunderbird 102.11.2) using a gmail account

I'm trying to troubleshoot why thunderbird may be refusing to send a message when adding a signature to it, but works fine otherwise? Is it possible that gmail is blocking/refusing to process gpg ...
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Dovecot:/Thunderbird sslv3 alert certificate expired: SSL alert number 45

Thunderbird is silently failing to fetch messages for one of my mail servers. Looking in the server's dovecot logs I got the error message in the title, specifically: imap-login: Info: Disconnected (...
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Selection is not visibile while dragging

In Ubuntu 23.04, in most applications and in most cases (but, unfortunately, not always) I cannot see the text selection while dragging my mouse. Example: while writing this question, I press and ...
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Thunderbird 'Non overridable TLS error occured. ... TLS vers. cert. used by server ... incompatible.'

I'm new to this, not changed anything on my machine for years. Last week had online banking security threat and advised I must check antivirus and do full system scan. Today installed ClamTk and run a ...
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