Lightning is a calendar extension for Mozilla Thunderbird email client and Mozilla SeaMonkey AIO Suite. It is based on Mozilla's Sunbird calendar and works for Windows, Mac and Linux86.

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Use Google Tasks in Thunderbird?

I'm using the GDataProvider along with Lightning to access my Google Calendar from Thunderbird. However I'd also like to have access to my Google Tasks as well. Does anybody know if this is possible ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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Accept and Decline button missing in thunderbird when receiving an invitation

I'm using Thunderbird 12.0.1 with the following add-ons for the calendar: Lightning 1.4 Provider for Google calendar 0.9 I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04 When I receive an event invitation from ...
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Mozilla Lightning: Linking emails with tasks

Is there a way to link a task to an email? Ie. I have a task that says "Finish processing the information in this long email and act upon" and I want to link it to said email. Is that possible?
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Thunderbird/Lightning - How to “accept” an outlook invite and have it added to my google calendar?

Thunderbird/Lightning - How to "accept" an outlook invite and have it added to my google calendar? Currently, when I "accept" outlook originated events they are added to my "work" cal by default and ...
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Intel Motherboard Lightning Victim Dies Hard

I have an Intel board, and I really do not know which board it is, I built the machine for a relative, but he forgot to keep the documentation. Long story short, the computer was disconnected during ...
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Can't set calendar reminder in Thunderbird

I am using the Provider for Google Calendar add on to add my Google calendars into the Lightning calendar add on for Thunderbird. I am able to setup reminders for calendar events that I create, but if ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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How to search for tasks and events in Mozilla Lightning/Thunderbird?

I can't find this function nowhere yet reading this post from ssitter in Integrate Unifinder into Lightning as it is in Sunbird bug in Mozilla's Bugzilla it looks like it was already implemented 3 ...
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Increase Calendar Refresh Interval Beyond Defaults in Thunderbird/Lightning

Thunderbird/Lightning offers 5 different time intervals for refreshing remote calendars, between "Every Minute" and "Every 60 Minutes". But, my work requires me to have over a dozen remote calendars, ...
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How do I export calendar events in Mozilla lightning

How do I export calendar events in Mozilla Lightning? I'm using Thunderbird 3.0.4. (Sorry for such a basic question, but clicking on "Help contents" takes me to ...
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How to fix short event rendering in thunderbird lightning

When I add multiple 15 minute events in the same hour to lightning, it renders them as if the are overlapping (see image). On another pc, this isn't a problem (the events are the full column size) ...
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Modfying meeting invitations in Thunderbird Lightning?

Is there a way of modifying a meeting request in Thunderbird Lightning? Similar to how Outlook offers the ability to suggest a new time for a meeting etc.
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Sync a single Google Calendar with CalDav

At work we use Mozilla Thunderbird with Lightning plugin to manage our calendar, and I want to sync with my Google Calendar account. The problem is that in my Google Calendar account, I have 3 ...
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Lightning extension for x86_64 Thunderbird 3.1.10?

I've installed the Thunderbird 3.1.10 package in latest Arch Linux x86_64. However, it seems that the Lightning calendar extension doesn't work in this 64-bit operating system with 64-bit Thunderbird ...
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Is there a way to sync my todo list with my desktop & iPhone/iPod touch?

I currently use Thunderbird/Lightning for my calendar. It syncs great with Google Calendar which syncs with my iPod touch. Now I want the same kind of process for a task list. I like remember the ...
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Mozilla sunbird : Multi-day event looks weird in calendar

I'm testing the Mozilla calendar, Sunbird. I've added a 4-days event, but I find that it looks a little weird, compared to what it looks like in google calendar : Sunbird Google Calendar Is ...
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Can I create arbitrary custom calendar colours in Thunderbird/Lighting?

In Thunderbird/Lightning you select from a limited range of custom colours by right-clicking on the calendar and selecting Properties. However, is it possible to make a calendar an arbitrary colour ...
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Migrating from Outlook (Win) to Thunderbird (Linux) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Office 2010 to Thunderbird migration My WinXP home computer recently got hit with some malware due to a browser vulnerability in Java Quick Start, and I finally decided ...
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Cannot accept meeting invite in Thunderbird Lightning when email address is not in attendance fields (sent to mailing list)

When sending a meeting invite to co-workers, we generally send them to an email list we are all subscribed to. Because of this, when an invite comes in, I sometimes cannot accept/deny the request due ...
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How can I link my Lightning (Thunderbird) and my Office365 calendars?

My organization has recently started using Office365. I hooked up to it for email, using IMAP and SMTP, no problem (except that it's slow). Now I want to have my Lightning calendar linked to it as ...
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How do I export ALL calendars in Mozilla lightning

I have seen singular versions of this but I was wondering if I could easily export ALL calendars into one file. I have about 20-30 calendars... Thunderbird 17.0.2 Ligntning 1.9 Mac OS X SL
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Get link to an IMAP mail from within Thunderbird?

When dragging&dropping a mail from Thunderbird to e.g. Firefox, a link for the mail (in the address bar of firefox) is displayed. Any way to get this link from within Thunderbird? (One can use ...
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How do I make Thunderbird add events from Exchange invites to my Google Calender

I've set-up Thunderbird, Lightning and the Google Bi-directional Calender provider and it's all working fine. I can manually add events to either calender and also access the Google calender via the ...
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Make an event recur based on “the last full weekend”

I'd like to set up a recurring event so that I don't have to re-create one every year. However, the recurrence of the event is not something that can easily be handled by the calendar's built-in ...
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How do I get Outlook (via Exchange) to accept Thunderbird/Lightning meeting requests?

Lightning/1.0b1 addon to Thunderbird/3.0.4 has no problem accepting Meeting Requests sent from my network Outlook session. However, Meeting Requests sent to an email address hosted on a POP server ...
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Sync calendars over LAN?

I need access to my father's calendar on Outlook, so I suggested that we put his calendar in a shared folder on our LAN. Problem is, I use Thunderbird(Lightning extension) and he uses Outlook, so his ...
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Import Thunderbird Lightning Calendar events and tasks into new environment

My Ubuntu-installation stopped working correctly, but I managed to make a copy of my personal files. Now I'm trying to setup Thunderbird + Lightning on an another computer (Windows 7). Mail no ...
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Lightning: Importing “Tasks” from Outlook

The Problem: I am trying to migrate user from Outlook 2003 to Mozilla Thunderbird w/ Lighting extension. User kept important data stored as Tasks. While I can easily export Tasks from Outlook 2003 ...
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Thunderbird Lightning not able to show shared google calendars?

I was wonder if someone could help me out, I've set up Google calendars so that i can access another persons calendar and it sync's to my android phone beautifully, i can see both my events and the ...
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Sync Thunderbird/Lightning contacts, tasks, calendars with GroupDAV?

I would like to sync my Thunderbird/Lightning contacts, tasks, and calendars with a Citadel groupware server. The Citadel server requires the GroupDAV protocol to sync. What do I need to do to make ...
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Thunderbird not accepting meeting requests

I am currently using Thunderbird 2.0.0.23, I can successfully send meeting requests to all types of calendars however when someone sends me a meeting request and I want to either accept or decline the ...
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Thunderbird/Lightning: How to display event details when selecting an event?

I'd like to view a calendar event's description when selecting an event in the calendar. The event details should be visible in the calendar pane, and it should be possible to copy text from the ...
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Data not recognized in transferred Thunderbird profile

I transferred the Thunderbird profile from a Debian Wheezy installation to a Mint 17 installation. Thunderbird recognizes the add-ins and layout preferences in the profile, but not any of the user ...
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Show all of today's events in sidebar

Background I've been using Mozilla Thunderbird's Lightning side-bar as a reminder of events (that don't necessarily take place at a specific time). Sometimes I'm not around the computer to receive ...
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How do I transport my Thunderbird/Lightning events and task from one computer to another? [duplicate]

Can I export the Thunderbird/Lightning tasks and events to a file and import them at another computer? If so, how?
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How Should I Share Thunderbird-Lightning-Tasks Between Workstations?

I originally submitted this here, but I don't expect a reply. After migrating a company from MS Exchange server to Google Apps, I had a hard time finding a comparable replacement for Outlook's ...
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I added Google Calendars to Thunderbird, but they aren't appearing in the Day or Week view

After installing Lightning 1.05b, I installed the Google Calendar provider v0.8 in Thunderbird 6.0.2, and then added 3 Google Calendars, using the XML URL. Only one of them appeared in the calendar's ...
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Where can I get mozilla lightning v.0.9 release for mac?

I have tried to search for an older version of lightning for mac but couldn't find any. Anybody have an ideas?