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Thunderbird's behavior with starttls

What's thunderbird's behavior when starttls is selected and the remote server doesn't support it? Does it fail silently and goes back to plain text?
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How to change the font-size of Thunderbird thread list on a Mac?

How to change the font-size of Thunderbird thread list on a Mac? I don't see any settings in the preferences.
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Thunderbird can't send emails - SMTP error

I've been using Thunderbird for a while now and for some reason, when trying to send emails via Thunderbird in a Outlook/Hotmail account, this error message is displayed: "Login to server ...
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How can I make a filter for calendar/event/appointment invites in Thunderbird 38.2+

I would like to tag all incoming mails which include a calendar invite. Then I would like to move them into a different folder. I tried the method described in this answer, but it doesn't work: I ...
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How to get rid of Thunderbird error “[NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: Trash”

Every time I start Thunderbird, I get this error: The current operation on 'Trash' did not succeed. The mail server for account spamspam@gmail.com responded: [NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: ...
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specific account-addressbook association in Thunderbird

In Tools -> Options -> Composition, it looks as though there's no way to link a particular Local Address Book to a particular account for autocompletion purposes when sending mail from that account. ...
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Import outlook contacts into thunderbird (including pictures/photos)

Question: How can I transfer an Outlook Express (MS Office Professional Plus 2010) address book to Thunderbird, including the contact pictures? As plus: add a shared outlook contact folder ...
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HTML or rich e-mails do not work with Enigmal in Thunderbird

I would like to be able to receive HTML/rich e-mails, but since I installed Enigmail for Thunderbird, this has not been possible. All e-mails are shown as plain text or not shown at all. This has some ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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Thunderbird - how to rebuild profile

I have Thunderbird 38.2.0 installed on my Macbook (10.10.3 Yosemite). For some reason my account passwords have disappeared. I cannot download new mail anymore for all accounts, pop3, exchange or ...
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How can I get new messages in thunderbird via linux terminal?

I am trying to find a way of getting new messages from Mozilla Thunderbird without opening it.
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Contact email from OSMO not inserted correctly in Thunderbird

Linux Mint 17.1, Thunderbird 38.2.0, Osmo PIM 0.2.12 running on Samsung RV515 If I click on an email address in Osmo contact, a.b@c.com, this opens tries to send an email in Thunderbird ///a.b@c.com ...
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Increase Outlook 2013 performance?

I feel that Outlook 2013 (compared to Thunderbird) is quite slow at e.g. changing between mail view and calendar view - is there any way to disable e.g. the animation of the transition between mail ...
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thunderbird: set default dictionary

In addition to the default english dictionary (myspell-en-us), I have installed german dictionary. Now it seems german is set to default. Every time I compose a message, german is selected as ...
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Can I open archived message in conversation?

When I use open message in conversation button, Thunderbird will display the mail and other related mails in a thread-like view in a new tab. But when I archive those emails into local folder, this ...
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thunderbird - indicate unread count in tab title [on hold]

I hide folder pane and have one tab per account, so when I receive a new email I don't know in which account is the new email. Is there an add-on for thunderbird that shows the number of unread emails ...
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Outlook 2013 showing “sent” email as “draft” item in “Sent” folder

I have an issue on my work computer. As explained in the title, Sent message move to "Sent" folder (IMAP), but it shows as a draft in the "sent" folder. - Sent items are showing at webmail too, but in ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 error while trying to get mail: “The folder is being processed. Please wait until processing is complete to get messages.”

Just upgraded to TB3. On opening TB i get a message 'determining which messages to index'. After several minutes, the message disappears. If i then try to get mail, the message quoted in the title ...
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Thunderbird forwarding without rewriting reply-to

We have a secondary email account for our business, and a mail rule on one of our installations of thunderbird that forwards anything coming in on that account to the other account (the one we ...
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How to make Thunderbird log more information?

I often experience weird SSL/TLS connection timeouts to my own Linux mail server. No idea why. How can I tell Thunderbird to log more information about those issues? This either in the Activity ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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Thunderbird 3: show total number of items in folder?

In Thunderbird 3, is it possible to show the total number of items in a folder, rather than just the number of unread items?
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How to debug Thunderbird LDAP

I am trying to configure Thunderbird address book to use my LDAP server. I believe I have filled in the details correctly. However, searches return no results, and if I use the "Download now" button ...
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Thunderbird 3: see size of folder?

In Thunderbird 3, how do you see the size of a folder? I.e. the total size of all emails in a certain folder?
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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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Thunderbird complains about RFC 5746 [duplicate]

Thunderbird complains about this error. It's happened for two consecutive updates. Is this a fault with Thunderbird or the mail server? Timestamp: 8/19/2015 3:54:37 PM Error: uncaught ...
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How do I set the default return address in Thunderbird for Reply All from Sent?

I have a default account already set, but for whatever reason (a bug) Thunderbird is selecting the wrong FROM email address when I click Reply All from the Sent folder. The selected email account is ...
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Thunderbird: Compose Message and set font-size for all (pasted) text

I am sure I am not the only one with this problem: When you write an email in Thunderbird v24.4 and you paste text copied from a website, the different formatting will appear as well. Thus there are ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird truncates my message on reply/forward

This seems to happen randomly. I changed it to top reply and place signature immediately below my reply. Any ideas on why it truncates my response and forward messages? And it does not seem to do it ...
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Turn off message pane in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 24.2.0.I don't like message pane so every time when I open Thunderbird I just uncheck message pane from view > layout menu and it goes off. However when I restart (or start next ...
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Incorrect password on latest version, works on ESR, msmtp doesn't work

I can't login to my work mail server using the latest Thunderbird version (38.2.0), but it works with the ESR 17.0.11 version. The message that I get is something like "incorrect username or password" ...
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Thunderbird keeps downloading old emails

Microsoft live.com email use POP3. So e.g. I get new email, I read it and delete. Thunderbird checks for new mails 5 minutes later and redownloads same email I just read 5 minutes ago and deleted it. ...
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What is the purpose of allowing comments inside email addresses?

According to the standard, it's possible to insert 'comments' inside email addresses, such that john(hello @(world!) )@example.com and john@(my)example.com direct to john@example.com. The standard ...
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Cannot minimize main window in Thunderbird 40.0 on Windows 10

Since upgrading to Windows 10, the top bar minimize/maximize/close buttons on the main window do not work in version 40.0 beta channel. Other Thunderbird windows (Write mail, options, etc) work fine, ...
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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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Build address book from existing mail?

I'm starting out with Thunderbird and am trying to find a way to populate my address book with email addresses from my Inbox. This seems like a reasonable need, but I can't find any add-ons or innate ...
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Send an email to a group excluding a member in Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird on my MacBook-Pro and sync my contacts from gmail to Mac OS X's address book, then I make some groups of friends in my address book, in Thunderbird I can use this group in send field ...
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How to change Content-Transfer-Encoding for email attachments?

I have signed up for http://eudyptula-challenge.org/ challenge and this accepts email attachments only in simple text format. The files without extension (and also .zip file) are transferred with ...
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How can I add an attachment directly to an email from the web

I regularly write emails where I have to attach a a file which I download directly from the web. Instead of having to download the file and then add it to the email I would prefer to just directly add ...
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Moving message from trash to inbox causes message to get lost in Thunderbird

Thunderbird 38.1.0 When I delete an email message from my inbox it goes to trash folder. If I try to move it back to the inbox it just disappears. I can not find it anywhere. I can move messages ...
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Thunderbird delivering emails to wrong inbox.

I have thunderbird set up to use imap on googlemail, and I have a whole slew of filters. I have an inbox, a folder named "important" and about 30 other folders. My first filter moves messages from ...
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How to import Windows Live Mail mails into ThunderBird?

I have a Windows machine and always use Windows Live Mail, but after a time I descovery that Windows Live Mail do not support filters in IMAP account. So then I discover that Thunderbird that support ...
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Can I configure Thunderbird 3 to refresh the folder list for an Exchange IMAP account?

Background: When used as an IMAP client against Gmail, Thunderbird 3 (may be the case in v2 also, not sure) will refresh it's list of folders (the folders correspond to Gmail labels) when you do ...
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How to integrate Thunderbird with SpamAssassin running on the server?

I'm trying to integrate SpamAssassin running on a server with Thunderbird. Basically I need to be able to select several emails in Thunderbird and send them back to SpamAssassin for training, either ...
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Just a little confusion about Facebook Chat in Thunderbird

Facebook deprecated their XMPP Chat API for whatever evil business reasons they had. As their documentation and various blog posts or even StackExchange questions say, accessing Facebook Chat in that ...
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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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Push entire account from one IMAP server to another IMAP server

My institution recently reshuffled our email accounts. I'm forced to shift years worth of carefully currated email (= more chaos than a 3 year old's birthday party) from IMAP account_old to IMAP ...
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How to convert thunderbird inbox file to eml

I got a bare Inbox file (that without any extension) from thunferbird that was copied from another machine. I do not have any info about account; only a few more .msf files. I need a way to convert ...
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How to make Thunderbird highlight related messages, a la apple mail

Is there any way to have Thunderbird highlight related email messages (that is, belonging to the same conversation) just like Apple Mail does? Below is an example screenshot of an Apple mailbox: one ...
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Change the sort order in Thunderbird on multiple columns

I would like to be able to sort (order by) email messages based on three (3) of the columns. Specifically at the top would be Starred, then Unread and then by Age (Newest at the top) (with Starred ...