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Probing server in Mozilla Thunderbird won't finish

I am trying to configure an e-mail account in Mozilla Firefox that some months ago used to work. However, when I try to configure it, it will stop when "Probing server", it keeps forever probing the ...
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Sync two POP3 accounts to two thunderbird accounts

I've a samba network with thunderbird mails and profiles saved on a server. That way all users can access their mail whatever computer they log into. This works really well. Now I've one e-mail ...
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How can I view the HTML of a Thunderbird e-mail?

I am writing an e-mail in Thunderbird, formatting it with bold, italic, bullets, etc. When I am finished, I would like to copy the HTML to my blog. I tried the Edit HTML Source Add-On but it "is not ...
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How to get Thunderbird to nicely format Markdown?

I like Thunderbird for my email along with plain text. I disabled HTML emails and generally write most of my stuff in markdown anyway. So I'm looking for a way, to get Thunderbird to display markdown ...
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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with imap and local folder synchronization. recently i moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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Outlook can not recognize newer PDF version (like v1.7+) being attached to an email and treats it badly as plain text

When attaching PDF v1.7 to an email in Outlook, it's sent as: Content-Type: application/pdf; Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable When receiving such an e-mail under Linux (Thunderbird), the ...
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import Imap files and folders to gmail account on ubuntu

sorry if I am not clear enough, but I don't know all the terms because I am new to this field. And sorry for my English. As backup I have all emails from the old provider in form of many folders and ...
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Can Thunderbird wrap long lines of received html mails?

I often get e-mails (*1) in HTML format where the lines are longer than the window width of Thunderbird and often even longer than my screen width. In order to read theses messages I have to scroll ...
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Where is the about:config box in Thunderbird 17?

Where is the about:config box in Thunderbird 17? I have looked under the Tools Menu and it doesn't seem to be there. Is there a way to bring up a URL box in Thunderbird I don't know about?
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Can Enigmail automatically not encrypt email for multiple recipients?

I have Enigmail/Thunderbird set up to automatically encrypt email when I send it to a particular recipient. I have it choosing my keys "By Per-Recipient Rules" and "By Email Addresses according to the ...
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Thunderbird write window not in focus [duplicate]

I'm running Thunderbird 24.3 on Debian 7 and sometimes when I click on 'Write' and it opens up a new window it's not in focus and my keystrokes are sent to the main Thunderbird screen not the new ...
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Thunderbird doesn't raise or give focus when you click “Write” or “Reply”

I'm using Thunderbird 2.0.22, the version that comes with Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10. When I hit "Reply" or "Write", a new email window pops up, but it ends up being under the main Thunderbird Window, and ...
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Thunderbird/Lightning: How to display event details when selecting an event?

I'd like to view a calendar event's description when selecting an event in the calendar. The event details should be visible in the calendar pane, and it should be possible to copy text from the ...
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Thunderbird incoming mail says it is truncated. How can I stop this?

How do I stop Thunderbird mail from truncating all my incoming mail?
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Thunderbird: Receive email from a limited time only?

I have a old mail address for years, now I want to sync only mails from 01/01/2025 instead of load all old mail. Can I do this with thunderbird?
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Thunderbird 31.0 running embedded JavaScript in email

I wish to disable support for JavaScript embedded in HTML-formatted emails in Thunderbird. What is the recommended way of doing this? In case no one else has this issue, I've been using Thunderbird ...
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Thunderbird: SSL/TLS vs. STARTTLS

Following up this question on serverfault "Is STARTTLS more safe than TLS/SSL?" it came up that the question is rather a question about Thunderbird and not about the actual protocols. Also, if you ...
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Searching in Thunderbird

I’m having trouble searching in Thunderbird. I’m reading the help and it isn’t clear to me what happens when you search for a special character. How might one search for the word “D-Link” for ...
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How to reply with attachment on Thunderbird

Thunderbird 12.0.1, install addon - "with Attach 3.0" below is quoted from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/withattach/ As the author says, it will supply "reply with attachment" , ...
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Can I configure Thunderbird to update “sent” in the background?

In my copy of Thunderbird (for Mac), the Sent folder for my IMAP account does not refresh its contents automatically. It only refreshes its contents when I actually go up and click into the Sent ...
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Show mails threaded by default in Thunderbird

When I create a new folder in Thunderbird, mails are typically not threaded (that is, grouped by topic). How can I change that? What's the right key in the config editor?
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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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Why is my mouse lagging over Thunderbird email or folder pane?

In Thunderbird 31.5.0 I noticed an annoying mouse delay/stutter when mousing over the email list or folder pane. At the same time I see a CPU spike of about 25% (older WinXP dual core system). Why ...
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Import Thunderbird folders from one computer to another?

I use Mozilla Thunderbird. I have had to change computers and need to know if I can import all the mails and folders from my old work computer to my new one? When I set up Thunderbird on my ...
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How to slow down outbox sending rate in Thunderbird?

I want to send 1,000 emails to 1,000 address using Thunderbird. The emails are generated using a Windows MAPI. When these mails and rendered, it will send immediately. Rendering 1,000 mails takes ...
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Is it possible to have Thunderbird-like local folders in claws-mail?

I like using claws-mail with an IMAP email account, but I need a way to move mail from my size-limited inbox to a local folder and still be able to search through it. Is this possible using a local ...
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Can I create arbitrary custom calendar colours in Thunderbird/Lighting?

In Thunderbird/Lightning you select from a limited range of custom colours by right-clicking on the calendar and selecting Properties. However, is it possible to make a calendar an arbitrary colour ...
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Send bulk emails upon receiving an email from a specific address in Outlook or Thunderbird

I want an filter or a rule that allows me to send bulk emails to around 200 recipients when an email is received from a specific address. For example, when the email client receives an email From ...
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How to stop Outlook 2010 from registering itself as the default email client over and over again?

I'm usually using Thunderbird, but for testing purposes have to start Outlook every now and then. Afterwards, Thunderbird informs me that it is no longer the default client, which it should have ...
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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'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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Invalid hostname in HELO sent by MUA

I have a mail server running exim4 with an ACL that drops the smtp session if the hostname in HELO is an IP address. Exim is configured to do the reverse dns check. The said ACL is the very first one ...
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How to backup email in Thunderbird using IMAP and not deleting them on server?

I would like to backup my emails from an IMAP server. One solution I found is to use Thunderbird' Archive option. However, in order to keep email on server, I have to undelete them all after ...
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Thunderbird mails from Outlook linked account treated as spam

I have linked two accounts in Thunderbird, one Gmail and one Outlook. When I sent a mail from the Outlook one the mail in the recipient go straight into the Spam folder. After sending a mail directly ...
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Move thousands of thunderbird mail to outlook.com

I'm trying to move my 12+ years of email to one cloud account on outlook.com for ubiquitous access and searchability. It's scattered in 10+ accounts in a Thunderbird client. About 40.000 msgs. I've ...
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Get a warning when replying email from a different identity in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird 31.2.0 and I need to get warning when replying email from a different identity. For example, I got a message from someone@gmail.com to myemail_1@gmail.com: From : someone@gmail.com ...
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Muttator moveto not moving to parent folder

Using Muttator 3.1 and Thunderbird 24.5, I try to move a message to a folder that has subfolders. moveto Account: Account/Inbox/Orders/ This results in the error: More than one match for ...
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Can Thunderbird and MS Outlook be made to play nice together

I have had a long-term ongoing battle in having nicely formatted emails sent in Thunderbird totally destroyed by MS Outlook. Are there any settings in either program which can resolve disagreements ...
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“Manual threading” in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird's threaded view of email messages to group emails together which are related. However, sometimes people will reply to messages using some mail program which does not properly set the ...
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How to mass remove attachments in Thunderbird using Attachment Extractor?

I found the Attachment Extractor that should do exactly what I want--to delete attachments from selected or all emails. Unfortunately, after installing it and restarting Thunderbird, it did not work ...
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Import Thunderbird Lightning Calendar events and tasks into new environment

My Ubuntu-installation stopped working correctly, but I managed to make a copy of my personal files. Now I'm trying to setup Thunderbird + Lightning on an another computer (Windows 7). Mail no ...
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Thunderbird 31.2.0 “warping” in text-only Compose window on both Linux and Windows

On the latest Tb 31.2.0, with HTML composing disabled, and no signature, I often experience this: I open a new/blank Compose window, or hit reply, and start typing in the main area, only to find that ...
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Converting Thunderbird message filters to saved searches

I'm quite into organizing my mailbox. I have dozens of message filters in Thunderbird that sort my incoming e-mail into a lots of folders. Recently I realized that it'd fit my needs better if I had ...
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How to get Thunderbird to collect addresses from not-already-downloaded IMAP messages?

I've created a new Thunderbird account to work with an IMAP account of mine on some mail server. I have all the message headers downloaded now, not all the bodies, and have read a couple of messages. ...
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Using Enigmail encryption on mutiple devices

So I'm relatively new to email encryption and thought I would start out using thunderbird + enigmail to get me started. I've managed to set it up and work with it properly but I'm not sure what to do ...
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Make Thunderbird3 not switch to firefox after clicking a link

Using ThunderBird 3 on Windows 7. When I get a mail with a link, I usually click it, if I know what it's about. Sadly, Thunderbird switches to Firefox which is opening the new tab. I'm active on ...
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Prevent Thunderbird from mangling HTML signature

I just recently put together a HTML signature that uses a little bit of CSS the problem is that Thunderbird mangles a @import for a google web-font by trying to turn the URL into a Link. I saw in ...
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Using Thunderbird, how can one attach from command line a file containing commas (,) in its name?

thunderbird -compose "attachment='$HOME/test test.txt'" works. thunderbird -compose "attachment='$HOME/test, test.txt'" does not work and gives a file does not exist error message. This must be ...
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How to Transfer Yahoo mail to Thunderbird?

I want to collect my Yahoo mail folders. I tried to transfer Yahoo mail to Thunderbird. When I try to configure Thunderbird, it says that the username or password is incorrect. But actually it's ...
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How Do I import emails in outlook 2010?

I have converted all my Mac Thunderbird emails to .pst format using thunderbird to pst converter application which I got from here http://thunderbirdtopst.com/. I am completely confused with the ...