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How to link to emails in Thunderbird?

I often take personal notes in text files. Sometimes I'd like to refer to an email in one of my IMAP email boxes. Now I manually write something like "email in <imap_account>, <date>", but ...
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Thunderbird > 4.x on Linux does not honour default browser

Under KDE 4.7 I have "chromium-browser-chromium" set as my default browser in system settings. This works for KDE apps, but not Thunderbird. I suspect that Thunderbird is looking for the default ...
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Combine in- and outgoing mail in Thunderbird in one folder

I have configured Thunderbird with IMAP to an Exchange server. I have an Inbox and a Sent items folder. I can turn on message threads in the views for these folder, but the threads will only show the ...
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Changing the From address in Thunderbird

I subscribed to a mailing list under a forwarding e-mail address. But Thunderbird sends mails from my real address (a GMail account). I tried to send my first message to the list today, but it got ...
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Meeting request in Thunderbird

I will receive meeting.ics (VCS/ICS calendar attachment) from my manager , previously I had some add-on in Thunderbird which was working fine . After some updates the meetings.ics file become as ...
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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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Track unanswered mails in Thunderbird

Sometimes you sent people an email and remove the issue from your mind but they never answer it. Is it possible to identify such mails in an easy way? For example by some kind of search folder? It ...
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convert .dbx (outlook express) mail files to a mbox format (for thunderbird) w/o Windows?

Recently, my hard drive crashed (click... click... clickly clickly click click...). I was using XP and do NOT have my install discs (lost them 3 moves ago...). i make backups regularly and only lost ...
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How to display the size of single emails?

I would like to be able to see the size of every email in my Thunderbird. I know how to check the size of a mail folder but not for a single mail. How can I accomplish this?
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Is there a way to read Hotmail mail with Thunderbird without using the WebMail pluging?

Some sites tell me Hotmail has POP3 access now, but with Thunderbird it doesn't seem to work. The only solution (which I didn't test yet) is a WebMail plugin that helps Thunderbird to read data from ...
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Blacklist for To/CC in Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird set up to auto-bcc my account for all emails, and disabled the 'Sent' folder. Unfortunately if I'm in an email threads and Reply to all I get double-copied: once by Reply to all; ...
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Convert top-posting email to bottom-posting in Thunderbird

I would like to convert long email conversations from top-posting style to the bottom-posting style so I can paste it to a web page and other people can easily read it from the start to the end and ...
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Converting Outlook Express csv adress book and dbx files into Thunderbird on W7

Recently I changed my OS from XP to W7. I made backup of any Outlook Express messages (the dbx files and adress book as CSV). On W7 I want to import that data into Thunderbird. There is option for ...
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default mime type program is inconsistent between system and the mozilla firefox/thunderbird?

In kubuntu ,the default programs associated with mime types in mozilla products are completely different from the system-wide setting or user setting. For example, firefox/thunderbird will always use ...
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Is it possible/safe to downgrade from Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 4 to Thunderbird 2?

I wanted to try out the Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 4 because I have some issues with Thundebird 2 that I know are fixed in 3.0. The question is, is it possible to downgrade from Thunderbird 3.0 to 2.0 or ...
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Thunderbird: Mails are not visible in inbox or appear twice?

Thunderbird Version: 2.0.0.23 (20090812) Some mails appear twice in the inbox. Other are not visible at all but can be found when searching for their subject (which requires to know the subject in ...
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How can I send an email message in the past?

If I set the system time of my computer to a datetime in the past and send an email then the recipient will see that time as send-date-time. I think the recipient has no chance of detecting the real ...
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How to set up DavMail/LDAP in Thunderbird?

I've got DavMail running in Linux Mint so Thunderbird can access IMAP/SMTP/LDAP/CalDav. I've got everything working at this point except LDAP. Basically I can't figure out what the base DN should be. ...
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Thunderbird “unified folders” not working after moving my profile

After a computer upgrade, I moved my Thunderbird mail profile to the new computer. While everything else seems to work ok, none of the "Unified Folders" are working. When I check the folder ...
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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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Sorting mail in Thunderbird by both unread status and by date

Is there any way to make Thunderbird sort mail so that unread mail is always at the top and the e-mails are sorted by date in descending order persistently? Maybe an add-on that someone can recommend? ...
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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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Thunderbird does not delete messages from the POP server

Thunderbird does not delete messages from the POP server. I am a Yahoo Plus user and I can download messages from the inbox in Thunderbird from the Yahoo POP3 server. However, I want to delete read ...
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Mail migration: pumping mails into IMAP account

I'm having troubles migrating the email system of our company from an old provider to a new one, call this one FOO. I already created, via control panel, the email addresses and the mailboxes on FOO ...
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Forwarding email as inline messages and not as attachments in Thunderbird

When I forward messages in Thunderbird 2.0.0, the forwarded message is sent as an attachment. Where is the setting so that forwarded messages are copied inline in the new message?
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Customizing Mozilla Thunderbird

I always click on the header part of Thunderbird which annoys me a lot. Because the top e mail I received is on top row, sometimes I click on "From" or "Subject" and then all the mail is sorted ...
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Thunderbird keeps caching web image in signature

I have an HTML signature with a web-based image. The image changes about once a month, but Thunderbird keeps using an old image. I believe it's being cached somewhere. Any ideas on how to ensure ...
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Modfying meeting invitations in Thunderbird Lightning?

Is there a way of modifying a meeting request in Thunderbird Lightning? Similar to how Outlook offers the ability to suggest a new time for a meeting etc.
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Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat

How do I start a chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat? What values do I use for room and server? Thunderbird 17.0.3.
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Thunderbird, IMAP, Delete a message and move it to local Trash

How can I AUTOMATICALLY move a deleted IMAP message to my LOCAL Trash instead of IMAP Trash? Thunderbird 17.0.3. [ Message Filters only work on incoming mail. Tools > Account Settings > Server ...
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Cannot send email through SMTP in Thunderbird

I have a school provided email (name@ins.edu) that is located on an outlook server (pod#####.outlook.com) that I configured in Thunderbird using the settings provided by the web-based outlook ...
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Default outgoing email encoding for Thunderbird 7.x and later [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change Thunderbird default encoding? How can I force Thunderbird 7.x to use UTF-8 as the default encoding for outgoing emails? Superuser has an answered question Change ...
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How to re-instate emails to Thunderbird from a profile backup?

I have had to reinstall Windows 7. I saved the email folder \AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\yg3frwjm.default before doing so. Now, how do I integrate the mails in this folder to newly created ...
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How can I import Thunderbird mail folders into another instance of Thunderbird?

I have two Thunderbird (5.0) Portable instances on Windows 7: How can I import mail folders from one into the other?
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Secure email sending with Thunderbird?

In the Thunderbird 3 SMTP configuration dialog, there's a security section: If I want to send email without naughty hackers intercepting it, what should I choose? The "Connection security" options ...
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Can I make Thunderbird load different email accounts one after the other instead of all at the same time?

I use Thunderbird 3 on Vista. I use it for 3 POP accounts. When I start work in the morning, all three accounts are checked at the same time, and all emails are being loaded simultaneously. I think ...
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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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1.4GB of E-Mail, Thunderbird all e-mails blank when opened

A friend of mine imported 1.4 GB of e-mail from Outlook 2003 into Thunderbird Portable about a year ago. He never actually verified the import was successful and no longer has access to the Outlook ...
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connecting thunderbird with exchange native protocol

Is there a way to make Thunderbird connect to an exchange server using their native protocol. I've seen posts about using IMAP, POP3, OWA (DavMail), but all these options are not available to me. Only ...
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Sort mails by 3 criteria on Thunderbird

I would like to sort my mails by 3 criteria, on this order : Date (new mails up the list) Read state (unread messages upper) "Starred" (starred messages at the uppest) But it seems that it is ...
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Transfer e-mail messages between different Thunderbird profiles

Is there a way to transfer e-mail messages between different Thunderbird profiles on the same machine? I'm using Linux Ubuntu.
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Can't configure account with Thunderbird (broken Mail Account Setup)

I'm trying to set up Thunderbird on a Fedora machine. I'm being tortured with this software device: The torture device above refuses to take any settings I attempt to use. It also refuses to ...
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Create mailing list from email recipients

I use GMail (web-mail) and sometimes Thunderbird for advanced tasks. Last year, on Thunderbird, I reached to create an address list from emails recipients. Since, I have reinstalled everything, and I ...
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How do I invite people to a chat room in Thunderbird?

Following instructions from this SuperUser post: Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat I created a chat room in Thunderbird using my Google Talk account. How can I invite people to this chat ...
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mails deleted from thunderbird while system formatting

I am screwed and really disturbed. Since 1 year i am using Thunderbird and receiving & sending emails using it. I have a godaddy hosted webmail account. Now today i re-installed windows in my ...
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Firefox and Thunderbird won't start

OK, I've got this problem again, only this time the problem only seems to affect Firefox and Thunderbird. Rebooted several times and tried resetting to the last restore point, but that didn't work. ...
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Stop Thunderbird from automatically hyperlinking on send

Uppity Thunderbird has decided it's smarter than me. When sending a message, it automatically converts anything that looks like a URL to a hyperlink, even if I made sure it was not a hyperlink in the ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird hangs on startup

The password for an email account was recently changed, and now when I startup thunderbird it gives me an error for that account. However, I can't go into the Tools->Accounts to try and change the ...
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Preview Youtube videos in Thunderbird

Is there a way to preview Youtube videos in Mozilla Thunderbird when you receive a Youtube link via email? More specifically, this is what I'm after (ordered by decreasing preference): see the ...
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restore thunderbirds profiles

I backed up Profiles folder from Documents and settings/user/app data/thunderbird and after windows reinstall copied it back over new Thunderbirds installation. For some reason new Thunderbird does ...