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Syncing Thunderbird over Dropbox

I'm looking at using dropbox to sync Thunderbird between my home laptop (Mac OS X) and work machine (Win7). The reason I'm not just depending on imap is because the imap servers at the office do not ...
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How to make Thunderbird understand local .maildir folder?

It's been some (relatively short) time since Thunderbird finally obtained maildir storage support (I'm using Thunderbird 38.1.0 at the time of this writing). Unfortunately it appears it only applies ...
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Thunderbird Mail - Display only unread mail

I've begun using Thunderbird Mail and I like it. One thing I can't figure out is how to set it to, by default, only display unread mail. I can go into a folder and click the button to display unread ...
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Where to find signing certificates in Thunderbird?

I have recently installed a Linux version besides Windows on my laptop. I am now copying over important programs and settings. I used to sign messages in Thunderbird with a certificate in Windows. I ...
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Thunderbird - Restoring old messages to an IMAP account

I had an email account that I had used in thunderbird for a couple of years now. I had been backing up the emails (msf files) for a while as well. I just moved my domain to a new hosting site and can ...
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Some Yahoo mails in Thunderbird (IMAP) will be marked “not junk” immediately after marking them as “junk”

I have a standard Yahoo mail account set up with IMAP in Thunderbird (currently using version 38.1.0). I've been having this problem with earlier version of Thundbird too. It just didn't bother me ...
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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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How to delete mail from server after download with IMAP using Thunderbird?

I would like for my webmail to delete my mail after Thunderbird downloads it (I have it set to IMAP not POP; correction from original wording), so that I will only be storing my mail on my machine. ...
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thunderbirds scrolls back to a selected folder

I have just installed Thunderbird on Windows and added 2 imap accounts. Those 2 imap accounts contains a lot of folders, so there is a scrollbar in the menu to the left. So far so god. But if I ...
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SMIME cannot assigned in iOS [migrated]

I can send encrypted and signed e-mails from Thunderbird and Outlook eMail Client. I can also decrypt and verify the emails. The problem is that on iOS I can't enable assign my certificates. In ...
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How do I create Word document from all messages in a Thunderbird folder?

I have a gmail account and I usually read my messages in Thunderbird (IMAP). I have created a particular filter in gmail, which has become a folder in Thunderbird. I have located my thunderbird ...
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Is there a way to right click Junk mail folder in Thunderbird and empty it, just like with the trash folder?

I would like to right click on the junk folder and empty it completely without having to click one of the messages and do a "Ctrl + A". Is this possible? (I tried Keyconfig, but Thunderbird started ...
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HTML email sent from Thunderbird doesn't show right in other email clients

I'm experimenting with HTML emails right now, but I can't seem to get it to work. I initially tried from the GMail, but learned that I could not. I then tried with Hotmail, and that worked to a small ...
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How to get a warning before sending from a given account?

At university, I have my personal email account and my institutional email account both linked onto thunderbird. This is useful, for obvious reasons: I can check my personal communications without ...
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Thunderbird “Compact Email”: Are attachments removed during compaction?

I simply would like to know what happens during Thunderbird's email compaction. What data is removed or altered to achieve compaction? Are attachments removed?
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Enigmail local caching of decrypted emails?

I received some encrypted emails with large attachments which delays opening the mails in Thunderbird by several seconds which seriously hampers my workflow. Can Enigmail decrypt my emails only once ...
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How to wrap the subject line in Thunderbird?

In vertical view, for sake of readability, I'd like to wrap the subject line. Instead of having: Jane Doo | A very long ... | 6/6/2015 I'd like to read Jane Doo | A very long | 6/6/2015 ...
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Extract password settings from Thunderbird accounts

Let's say I have installed Thunderbird on Windows 7 and it stopped booting, but I have Ubuntu installed as dual-boot system and now still have read-access to the Windows drive. Can I easily read the ...
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Merge/synchronize two Thunderbird installations

I want to migrate/copy my Thunderbird from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, where I already set up another Thunderbird installation with some old and also some new accounts. To save me more configuration work, is ...
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Thunderbird chat account sorting

Is there a way to sort the chat accounts in thunderbird 38.0.1? If you have several chat accounts, all the users are listed togheter. Thanks!
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Thunderbird deleted all e-mails older than 14 days

A terrible thing happened to me. I used my e-mail account for ages and I accessed it through Mozilla Thunderbird. Then I had to reinstall my computer. I installed Thunderbird again and I added my ...
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I cannot get thunderbird to connect to Outlook.com

Had to reformat my pc and have been unable to get Thunderbird to connect to my Outlook.com account again. I have no problem connecting to Yahoo. Using Windows 7 and have checked and double checked my ...
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How can I download e-mails + folders to my hard drive using Mozilla Thunderbird?

I need to download e-mails from the current web host's server to my hard drive, so they can be uploaded to the new web host's server! I have a company and we're switching web hosts. I do not want to ...
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Thunderbird: Error: imap.server.com : server does not support RFC 5746, see CVE-2009-3555

I'm getting this error when checking my mail, and I can't download my mail. I recently updated Thundirbird yesterday, but it restarted and was working fine for many hours. I saw this question: How to ...
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I need a way for several users to access the same email account across office network

At the company I work for we receive emails in nightly from equipment out in the field. We get well over a hundred a night in and we view the logs to make sure everything is okay. As more equipment is ...
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Sending e-mail from contacts.google.com/preview with a client other than GMail

I like the new Google Contacts but it bugs me that I can't open a new Thunderbird message by clicking contact's e-mail address. When I click an e-mail address in the contact details, GMail new message ...
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How to set custom command to open HTTP/HTTPS links in Thunderbird?

I would like to open links from Thunderbird into a new tab of a specific Firefox profile on Windows 7. The default browser on the system is not Firefox and the desired profile is not the default ...
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Thunderbird: answer with different color as in Outlook

In thunderbird, I would like to intersperse my answers within the body of the message I am responding to, with all my new text appearing in some other color. I only know a very tedious way of doing ...
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Thunderbird drag-n-drop

A new venture into the land of system administration. Today I have a strange Thunderbird problem. A company program (call it Macs) that uses drag-n-drop to add files to a dossier has a problem with ...
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How to convert .nsf (IBM Lotus Notes) to .pst (MS Outlook) or other mail client format

I have a user who would like to make a local archive of his Lotus Notes mail file (we use Lotus Notes where I work) and then open it in another mail client, such as Outlook or Thunderbird. IMAP is a ...
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Trying to delete inaccurate entries from autofill in Thundbird Mozilla's email.

Using this site's recommendations, I'm trying to delete bad addresses from my Mozilla Thunderbird auto-fill-in feature. Called up Collected Addresses in a new email, as indicated. Highlighted ones to ...
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How can I set the “default” address in Thunderbird for someone who has two email addresses?

There are two addresses in Thunderbird's address book for someone I email fairly frequently. Unfortunately, the one which comes up first is the less preferable address to use. Is there a way for me ...
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Define “Table” keyboard shortcuts for Thunderbird Mail

I’d like to define either keyboard shortcuts or buttons (have tried using “Custom Buttons” extension) for the Table functions within Thunderbird Mail. I have only managed to get as far as Alt+OBS to ...
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How do I transfer a user's Thunderbird profile from Windows to OSX?

I thought this was simply a matter of doing an effective scp -r user@PC:Application\ Data/Roaming/Thunderbird ~/Library/Application\ Support/ and restarting Thunderbird. But when I do this I get this ...
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In Mozilla Thunderbird, how to attach an event to an email?

In Mozilla Thunderbird, how to attach an event to an email? Basically, I need to do the opposite of what's described here: I need to create an event in Lightning, and then attach it to an email in ...
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How can I view my mail backup?

I installed the getmail4 package and created a backup of my mails over POP3. Every mail is a seperate file containing its headers and content now. Is there any comfortable way to view these? Can I ...
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How to export mails from Lotus Notes into another mail client?

Is there a way to export all mails from Lotus Notes (version 8.5) into a more useable mail client like Thunderbird?
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Enigmail: Adding the User ID failed

I wanted to add a User ID to my private GPG key such that I can use it for two email addresses. I went to Enigmail -> Key Management, selected my key and chose Manage User IDs. After entering the new ...
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Notify on feed becoming invalid in Thunderbird

When a feed I’ve subscribed to in Thunderbird becomes invalid (e.g. the server is down, or the page returns an HTTP error), I’m not notified except for a quick flash in the status bar. How can I make ...
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Stop Thunderbird Attaching Images When Sending Email

I have a HTML email that I am sending and it contains images that are hosted on my website and not inside the email. For example: <img src="http://www.mywebsite.com/a.jpg"/> When I paste my ...
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Find other mails of the same thread in Thunderbird

I really love the threaded view in Mozilla Thunderbird. Because of this, I store my sent mails in the inbox, so I can move a whole thread to an archive folder in one drag and drop. Sometimes I get ...
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Thunderbird setting to mark email as read when automatically moved to a folder

Many of the emails I get are generated through my company and I receive hundreds a day that do not pertain to me and I have them set to filter out of my inbox into various folders. Through my ...
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Why can I see a bcc recipient in a received e-mail?

I'm quite confused about this. I received an email today where the bcc recipient is visible: Header: Return-Path: xxxxxxx Received: from xxxx ([xxxx]) by xxxxx (xxxx) with ESMTPS (Nemesis) id ...
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Thunderbird stops receiving new e-mails

First, my Thunderbird profile folder is around 17 GB, so I have got some mails there with multiple accounts (Exchange, GMail, all IMAP). Two days ago when I was sending e-mails, it failed to move ...
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Set Thunderbird to auto download only certain filetype attachments

I have been using Mozilla Thunderbird to manage my mail, I also set this program to download and save all mail + attachments to my harddrive. However I have realised a big security issue as when I ...
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How can I restyle email using Stylish in Thunderbird (from eBay)?

eBay changed their layout so it's one item per line (essentially) instead of several in a grid arrangement. This applies to automatically sent emails with the results of my standing searches. Given ...
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How do I set keyboard shortcuts for Mozilla Thunderbird?

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut for inserting HTML (e.g., Ctrl+H) into an email in Thunderbird to save myself some time. How do I do this?
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Thunderbird: aggressively filtering non-latin emails (especially Chinese and Arabic languages)

What's the best way to filter Chinese and Arabic language emails? The following defines an example for Russian: https://support.mozilla.org/de/questions/1009226 I can see how it works, since ...
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How do I make Thunderbird work in parallel with my GMail account?

I'm using Thunderbird along with my GMail account. I didn't find it very user-friendly, because I have to do things twice. For example, when I receive a mail, I have to delete or mark as read it both ...
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Thunderbird+Lightning returns “tentative” automatically on invitations

Whenever I receive an invitation (through an Exchange server) TB+Lightning returns a "tentative" status automatically. Before I even open the invitation. I have TB 31.5.0 and Lightning 3.3.3 (with ...