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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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Email migration: Thunderbird to GMail

I recently set up Google Apps for work. It means that all of my email from VPS is now located on the GMail. The problem appeared when I tried to migrate an email from my Thunderbird (connected via ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter? [migrated]

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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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 ...
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restore Thunderbird backup in Outlook 2013

Is there a way to restore a backup of a Thunderbird account, created with MozBackup, without using third party tools? Or just copying the mails? I've used Thunderbird for almost 10 years, but now ...
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Thunderbird (31.6) does not filter by reply-to email address

I have recently received SPAM where I'd like the given reply-to address to be the filter criterion. However, Thunderbird 31.6 doesn't offer a "Reply-To" in the dropdown for filtering: Note that ...
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How Do I Show Unified Inbox Folder at Startup in ThunderBird?

I got ThunderBird set to show Unified mail view. The problem is when I start up ThunderBird, mail from the Inbox folder of the default account shows up. But I want mail from the Unified Inbox Folder ...
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Identifying/debugging slowness and sent message duplication in Thunderbird email client

Are there any tools to pinpoint performance or config issues when sending IMAP messages with Thunderbird client? Using Thunderbird with IMAP account. It is quite slow to send an email, the message ...
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How can I organize my folders in Thunderbird?

This is a current snapshot of my Thunderbird. As you can see folder structure varies between my accounts. I'd like to reorganize my accounts' folders such that they look like to my live.com ...
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Globally configure file associations in Mozilla Thunderbird

Given a Linux system with many users And contemporary thunderbird and PDF applications okular, evince and krita installed When any given user double-clicks a PDF attachment in an email Then they ...
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Thunderbird Certificate Alert keep popping up

I'm having the issue in the title since months now and is driving me crazy. I keep getting this warning: which translates to Add Security Exception You are going to modify the way ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the associated link of an RSS item in Thunderbird?

I'd like to be able to scroll through an RSS feed in Thunderbird (which I know I can do using the F key shortcut) and then open the associated website with an item when it's selected using a keyboard ...
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the kernel module .ko files are sent as base64 encoded in thunderbird

I am participating in the Eudyptula Challenge . where they need the attachments to be sent as text/plain . I tried it through various means and had a number of problems -> gmail web ui - no facility ...
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E-Mail duplicates when GMail filters and Thunderbird runs

The question is related to Outlook + IMAP + Gmail: Remove duplicated e-mails GMail filters incoming e-mail and apply labels to it, which means that the mails are sorted in the respective folders. ...
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Emails sent from Thunderbird not Showing up in Office365 OWA

We are facing a strange issue. I recently got O365 subscriptions and created a new email account there. The user then installed Thunderbird and started sending/receiving emails. They would also go to ...
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Remove Thunderbird's (empty) Personal Address Book

How is it possible to remove Thunderbirds Personal Address Book (PAB)? It's empty and I don't use it because I use Googles address book. The respective file in my profile, abook.mab is not listed in ...
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Bringing back remote content of e-mail

I once disabled to load remote content for a specific newsletter, but now I want it back. Also, I once disabled the option completely (not just for that particular sender). Consequently, Thunderbird ...
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How do I mute emails from mailing lists that are not replies to my emails?

I am currently subscribed to at least three separate mailing lists (each with a decent degree of traffic) and I would like to be subscribed to more. On these lists I just ask questions and await the ...
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Linked images in Thunderbird email signature lead to large mail file size

We're using Thunderbird as an email client. Now I discovered that our emails are very large regarding file size. I figured out that the problem is indeed that the images in the email signature aren't ...