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Why is Thunderbird plagued by duplicate messages? Is this a Thunderbird crock or an IMAP server crock?

The Mozilla Thunderbird email client is generally quite nice, but recently I have been plagued with many, many duplicate messages. After some Googling I discovered that there is an Add-on which will ...
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Where does thunderbird store message filters and how can I import them?

Few months ago I setup various filters for my emails so that I could move my emails to different folders according to their sender-email/title etc. this installation was on my Windows partition. ...
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Thunderbird folder structure recollapse when moving item

I have a long list of folders to organise my email in the Thunderbird folder pane. The list is so long that the folders and sub-folders do not fit on my screen (even with a full height Window at 1080 ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to reload IMAP folder structure

Whenever I create a new label in my Gmail account, this creates a new IMAP folder. Sadly, that new folder does not show up in Thunderbird unless I restart Thunderbird. This is not specific to Gmail. ...
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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 get Thunderbird to archive messages automatically

I want Thunderbird 3.1.1 to automatically move old messages to archive. The definition of "old" should vary by folder. E.g., messages in the "Meeting minutes" folder should get archived after 7 days, ...
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How do I recover deleted e-mails that are still contained in a .dbx file?

Long story short I accidentally deleted all of my e-mails except for about 3. Now, fortunately upon looking at my Inbox.dbx file (from Outlook Express) they're all still in the file, even the deleted ...
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Trying to convert HTML files to EML

I am trying to import some messages from my old mail client to thunderbird v24.3 (so that they will sync into gmail). I have all the messages saved as .html files as this is the only option I was ...
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Thunderbird 17.0 message filters destroying my emails

I have been using Thunderbird for years in the following manner (now it's Thunderbird 17.0 on Windows 7): I offload my IMAP emails to my local inbox weekly, then apply hundreds of message filters to ...
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How to make Thunderbird play nice with Google mail

Thunderbird and gmail aren't exactly the best of friends. Gmail's labels mean that Thunderbird often downloads multiple copies of a single mail. Anything tagged in gmail will appear in a folder ...
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In Thunderbird, how to prevent users from creating new mail accounts?

I have just setup our company e-mail with a popular online e-mail provider. E-mails will be retrieved from the online server via Thunderbird installed on Windows 7 PC's. I wish to exercise ...
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When I send a PDF attachement in Thunderbird, the binary data is displayed after the message body

When I send a PDF attachment, the PDF content is displayed as binary data converted to text after the message body. This occurs in mail in my "Sent mail" and in the recipient's inbox. Thunderbird ...
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How to copy all email addresses from an email in Thunderbird

Is there a way to automatically copy all the email addresses from an email's To, Cc, Bcc headers etc in Thunderbird? I am currently right clicking and doing "Copy Email Address" for each one but this ...
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Trying to verify file signature in GPG4win: Not enough information to check signature validity

I've downloaded enigmail for Thunderbird and I'm trying to verify the PGP signature with GPG4win. I imported the public certificate, certified it with my own, downloaded the Open PGP signature, and ...
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Entourage 2008 or Outlook 2003/7 - always BCC a specific address on send like Thunderbird will

Is it possible to configure to configure Microsoft Entourage 2008 or Outlook 2003/7 to always BCC a specific address, like you can with Mozilla Thunderbird? If so, how? If not, does anyone have ...
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How to disable thunderbird notification

I run Ubuntu Hardy and Thunderbird version 2.0.0.23 (not tagging for linux/ubuntu since I think is a Thunderbird thing, but you can re-tag if appropriate). I am really tired of the email ...
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How to apply automatic message filters to subfolders, too?

Thunderbird's message filters (Tools → Message Filters…) seem to only fire on Inbox automatically. If you want to filter on subfolders, you'd have to start this filter manually (Tools → Run Filters on ...
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How to reset Thunderbird view, because I got this big grey bar in the middle

I think it's a bug, as I was resizing the messages pane this grey pane revealed itself and now it won't go away. There's no way to resize it, and switching to other views doesn't make it go away ...
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How can I set Thunderbird's “Recipient” column to display my email address rather than a friendly name?

After configuring a single, unified Inbox within Outlook 2007 to unify multiple email accounts, I found Thunderbird 3's Smart Folder feature. It works great, providing individual inboxes for each of ...
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How to disable smilies in Thunderbird?

My Thunderbird e-mail client has a very wrong habbit. In version 13.0.1 on my Windows 7 there is annoying thing I do not know how to disable. When I press ALT + <number> It generates smilies ...
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PGP: encrypt all parts as one or each separate

When I receive emails in my K9-Mail on Android with APG installed some mails I can press "decrypt" right away inside the email, to read it, and some others, I only get the encrypted message as an ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird HTTP Authentication

I set up Mozilla Thunderbird on Windows 7 Enterprise, and I set my main page to my own site. (Which requires HTTP/1.1 authentication). Before I even have an HTTP authentication window (displayed for ...
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Hyperlink to certain mail message

I want to be able to create a hyperlink to a certain email message. My client i thunderbird. I found this script https://addons.mozilla.org/en-uS/thunderbird/addon/thunderlink/?src=userprofile and ...
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Why Thunderbird doesn't have a “Block Email” option? [closed]

Windows Live Mail has a feature to block email addresses or even domains. Now I'm testing Thunderbird and it doesn't have this feature. Instead, we have to create rules to automatically delete ...
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Copy name from From line in email in Thunderbird

How do I copy the person's name in the From line of an email in Thunderbird?
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How can I get Thunderbird to automatically move messages?

I have Thunderbird 15. I'd like to automatically move messages from one folder to another. My mail account is an IMAP account. My Blackberry is also connected to the account and when it sends mail, ...
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Set Thunderbird “from” address by incoming “to” address

I have configured my email server to send all email to my mailbox. So x@example.com and y@example.com go to one mailbox. Every forum, registration, and guy get their own address for sending me emails ...
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Is there a learnable filter in Thunderbird for non-spam messages (as in Opera Mail)?

One feature I like very much about Opera Mail is that you can have learnable filters for any purpose. So not only can you filter spam messages but also messages that your friends sent you or info ...
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How to combine filter rules in message filters in Thunderbird to create more advanced filter criteria?

In Thunderbird one can choose either Match all of the following or Match any of the following for a given set of filter rules. There's no way to mix OR and AND logical operators freely to create more ...
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Disable index of folder/account in Thunderbird global search?

Is there a method of excluding certain accounts and/or folders from Thunderbird's global search index? I have two email accounts in Thunderbird version 17.0.11 but I would like Thunderbird to index ...
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Can't see unread emails in some inboxes in thunderbird (osx mavericks)?

I have used Thunderbird for a while and I have had a constant problem of not being able to read some emails because I can't find them. I have tried restarting, removing the mail account and adding it ...
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Hide “sending message” dialog in Thunderbird

I don't want to see thunderbirds "sending message". It's too slow, I'd rather continue answering emails.
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Filter out mail with .zip attachments in Thunderbird 24.5

Once again, spammers and other unsavory folk are sending out malware via attached .zip files. How can I set up a message filter in Thunderbird 24.5 (the current version) that affects only those ...
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Open eml attachments inline in WLM

I use Mozilla Thunderbird but my secretary uses Windows Live Mail. If I forward messages to her, it's usually as an attached eml file to preserve the original message's formatting and attachments. ...
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How to hide e-mail signature in Thunderbird

I'd like to know if there is a way to auto-hide e-mail signatures in Thunderbird (setting or extension). Ideally, it should only show a line with some text like "Click here to display signature". ...
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Can I use booleans (AND, OR) in Thunderbird's quick filter field?

Is there a way to use in Thunderbird's quick filter bar to use Boolean filters (like AND, OR, NOT)? I would like to be able to (for example) search on emails send by either Joe OR Jane. See below ...
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Inverse Thunderbird's Quick filter selection?

Thunderbird 3.1 has a quick filter bar, very convenient. You click 'starred' and only the starred messages are shown. Is there some trick or way to also apply the inverse filter, for example show all ...
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Thunderbird Search Results — How to find out the folder

When I use the global search feature in Thunderbird, it opens up a new tab with the search results. Often it finds what I'm looking for, but then I'm stuck when I want to know in which folder and on ...
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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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Why are there directories called Local, LocalLow, and Roaming under \Users\<username>?

I have a workstation running Win2008 that's logged in an AD domain and I have a dual boot with Ubuntu Linux. When running Linux, I'd like to be able to use the same Thunderbird profile I use under ...
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Filter incoming mails with too much recipents

I'm tired of mass forwarded messages and want to delete any future email that meets a criteria such as having more than 10 recipients in the TO: or CC: headers. How do I set up such a filter in in ...
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How to filter HTML encoded messages in Thunderbird?

I am using Thunderbird E-mail client v. 2.0.0.23 I would like to filter all HTML encoded messages. For this I created a message filter with a customized header "Content-Type" but that does not work ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird not responding

Whenever i start Thunderbird, it keeps saying not responding and being ridiculously slow. i've tried clearing my cache and compacting my folders but the problem persists. I'm running windows 8.1 on ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...
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How to change SMTP password in Thunderbird? Normal procedure does not work

How to change SMTP password in Thunderbird? Password to my SMTP changed recently, and I can't change it to Thunderbird due some bug. Changing should work like this: User send email Thunderbird ...
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Why would Thunderbird regularly hang for 10 seconds

I've been using the Thunderbird e-mail client for years on three different operating systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7. On all of these operating systems, it has always had the problem of e.g. I'll be ...
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Should Thunderbird send inline png attachments as text/plain?

I'm composing emails in Thunderbird. When I attach png images by dragging to the header region, they are attached as Content-Type: image/png; name="foo.png" Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 ...
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Home router blocking secure imap?

I'm using thunderbird on my laptop to access my work email over imap (we're an MS Exchange shop but the server is configured for imap as well). This works fine when I'm at work, but for some reason, ...
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filter thunderbird email by attachment type

I'm getting malware sent to me as .zip attachments that are zipped up exe files. I want to setup message filters to catch them but I can't seem to find a way to do that. I tried setting up a customize ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird - Mail Download

When checking for new mail I only download headers. But then when I download an individual email from a header Thunderbird also every time checks for new email. All I want is to get the email to the ...