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(thunderbird:32644): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: Attempt to add property GnomeProgram::default-icon after class was initialised

I use Ubuntu 14.04, when I start Mozilla Thunderbird, it will report some warning: (thunderbird:32644): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: Attempt to add property GnomeProgram::default-icon after class ...
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What is the right way to share a Thunderbird (v.24) profile between Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)?

I have the following setup: I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a main working system (host) and Windows 7 running in VirtualBox as a secondary system (guest). I've created a profile in Mozilla Thunderbird ...
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How to view attachments in Thunderbird that are in outlook .msg format?

My colleague receives regularly e-mails that contain attachments that are in outlook .msg format. She is using Thunderbird on an Ubuntu desktop. The trouble is that Thunderbird can not show such ...
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When deleting a lot of text via backspace, Thunderbird freezes

So I open a gmail message in thunderbird (imap account), and want to delete a lot of text. I keep pressed the backspace button and deleting starts. But maybe after 5 or 10 deleted characters, ...
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How to configure Microsoft exchange email account using Thunderbird on Ubuntu

I have my work email that works on Windows and Microsoft Outlook. I tried Thunderbird on Windows and the email account works properly. Then, I installed Ubuntu and tried to configure my account in ...
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Thunderbird excessive disk

Thunderbird 16.01 on ubuntu 12.04. I ran out of disk space on a new install of ubuntu 12.04 and I thought that was a bit strange - went hunting and thunderbird was eating up 96GB of disk space and ...
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Why is my .thunderbird folder so big?

This is absolutely horrifying. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I just found out my .thunderbird folder under my user home directory is 7.4 Gigabytes... However I'm pretty sure I'm using IMAP for all my ...
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Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running ubuntu 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, ...
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Setting up IMAP/SSL on Ubuntu with Dovecot, Thunderbird, and a self-signed certificate

I have a new server that I am setting up. It currently has a very limited audience (just me), but I am trying to set up IMAPSSL and secure SMTP. Since the audience is so limited, I have decided to ...
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share firefox/thunderbird profiles between windows and ubuntu - profile is in use

I have a dual boot PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to share my Firefox and Thunderbird profiles between the to OS. I have a "DATA" partition where the profiles are located. I have set the ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to use my preferred text color and to ignore the text color specified in incoming messages?

I use a dark theme in Ubuntu. Everything is fine in Thunderbird except for the messages that arrive where a font color is specified ( I assume Outlook forces a color to be specified). Those messages ...
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Clear and rebuild IMAP cache in Thunderbird

I'm currently getting frequent crashes of my Thunderbird (10.0.2, Ubuntu Oneiric), and I suspect a corrupted IMAP cache. Is there a simple way to clear and rebuild it that does not involve recreating ...
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A red line indicating current timestamp in Thunderbird's Lightning

Do you know if there is a way to make the red line appear in Lightning to show current timestamp in the calendar(week view)? Thx. PS. Thunderbird v. 7.0.1. Ubuntu v. 11.10.
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Setting up Thunderbird from a (partial) backup

On Ubuntu Linux, my computer started to die and I quickly backed up some stuff including the "Mail" folder of Thunderbird. I didn't copy the settings folder though, and I don't have any means to ...
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command line method to paste file into Thunderbird compose window?

I'm trying to paste a 3K file into Thunderbird's "Write" window (i.e. for composing new messages). This (sometimes) works: date | xclip # then use middle button to paste This doesn't work: cat ...
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Start Thunderbird in the background to fetch email and close it a few minutes later

In GNU/Linux, how can one start Thunderbird in the background, let it run for a few minutes for emails to be fetched, and close it afterwards?
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Problems with connecting Thunderbird client to dovecot installed on Ubuntu

I am trying to connect a Thunderbird client to my dovecot server. The dovecot is installed on Ubuntu. I know that my server works (at least partially), since when I send a mail to a user in the server ...
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How do you change the default browser for Ubuntu / Thunderbird?

I'm actually not sure if its my default browser for ubunutu that I need to change or just for Thunderbird. I wasn't aware that I could have a default browser for ubuntu but I use firefox and ...
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Moving Thunderbird message pane to middle

I'm using Thunderbird 3.1 with "vertical view", but I'd like to have the message pane as middle pane, is it possible? I tried following this guide and adding a userChrome.css inside ...
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Is there any way to attach GPG public key by default in Thunderbird?

I want to include a text file containing my GPG public key in all the mails that I send using Mozilla Thunderbird. Is there any way to configure Thunderbird to automatically include this file whenever ...
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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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How can I install Thunderbird 2 on a Ubuntu 10.04?

I want to install Thunderbird 2 on my laptop, which now has Ubuntu 10.04 on it. I'd prefer to use the Ubuntu package system if that's possible, but with all the tools included in Ubuntu, only ...
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How to update Thunderbird in Ubuntu

I have Thunderbird version 3.0.5 and nowadays newer version Thunderbird 3.1 is available. How can I update my Thunderbird under Ubuntu?
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Thunderbird on Windows to Evolution on Ubuntu

I am replacing a hosed Windows installation with Ubuntu. I am trying to migrate emails from Thunderbird on XP to Evolution on Ubuntu. I've slaved in the Windows drive and I tried to import from the ...
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Is there a way to change Thunderbird's file permissions when saving attachments?

I'm using Thunderbird 3.x on Ubuntu (Linux). When I save an attachment to my computer, the file gets saved with only the owner (me) having read/write permissions. In other words, the file gets saved ...
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In Ubuntu, where is the Thunderbird 3 installation folder?

I made a shortcut to the file that I used to install and run Thunderbird, but the shortcut looks weird. Where is the file that is used to run, but not install Thunderbird?
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Running Thunderbird 3 on Ubuntu

How do I run Thunderbird 3 which I downloaded? Well, I can get it to run by executing the Thunderbird shell script file. However that creates a terminal windows as well and will close Thunderbird if ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 - how to use ESC key to close new mail window

When reading an email, the ESC key can be used to close the window. This doesn't work when you're composing an email. Is there any way to do this? This happened in T-Bird 2.x, as well, but I'm ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 - how to prevent thread from collapsing when I read first mail in the thread?

When I read the first email in a threaded group of emails, the thread collapses in the main window pane (not sure what the heck it's called). This occurred in T-Bird 2.x as well, but 3.0 now wants to ...
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How to sync Windows Mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact, Evolution, or Sunbird

I would like to synchronize my Windows mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact. I'm somewhat flexible and would be willing to use Evolution or Sun bird. Provide step-by-step instruction in Ubuntu Jaunty ...