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Open Pst in thunderbird

I have a pst file which contains all my outlook backups. I want to import those mails into my thunderbird in Ubuntu 10.10. Though I can import it using Evolution mail client. But i like to stick to ...
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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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How To Make Thunderbird Compose Mail With “Body Text” As Default?

When I compose message it composes by paragraph as default. How can I make it compose without paragraphs but regular body text?
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Quick way to find a specific email in Thunderbird inbox?

My todo-list includes answering some emails. I want to include a reference to the email that allows me to quickly find the email to answer in my Thunderbird inbox. The name of the sender or the ...
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Edit subject line of received email in Thunderbird 3.0

Is there a way to edit the subject line of emails you've received in Thunderbird? I use email a lot for work and it would be a lot easier if I could change subjects to make things easier to find later....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Keep IMAP messages locally when deleted remotely

I use my email from my phone and my computer via IMAP. I want to set something up so that if I delete a message via my phone, my computer will still keep the message locally. For example, assume I ...
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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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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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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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Thunderbird - Do not delete local copies of IMAP messages

Hypothetical scenario: The IMAP inbox has two messages, A and B. Thunderbird syncs, and downloads both A and B. A new message C, is delivered to the IMAP server. B is deleted from the server by a ...
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Thunderbird - Delete all junk mails at once

is there a button or something like that to delete all Junk mails at once? I sort the mail atm and select it with CTRL+SHIFT+UP and than I press delete.
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How to add an account when Thunderbird warns “potentially vulnerable to CVE-2009-3555”?

I just updated to Thunderbird 3.1 and now when I attempt to add in a new email account for one of my domains I get mail.server.example potentially vulnerable to CVE-2009-3555. Now reading up on it ...
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How do I retrieve the stored password from Thunderbird?

I am running TB 3.0.1 on Mac OS X. The password for my email account is saved and I can't remember it. Is there anyway to retrieve it in clear text?
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How to configure Thunderbird Quick Filter toolbar shortcut

In recent versions of Thunderbird, they changed behavior of Quick Filters search toolbar. I use it very heavily on thousands of mails. Now pressing Escape, will close it, and there is no quick way to ...
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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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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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How do I achieve proper threading on Thunderbird?

I'm running Thunderbird 24 on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I have installed the Conversations extension, in order to group and visualize conversations based on threads, in a similar way to what gmail does. ...
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put image in thunderbird signature

I would like to put a small image in my Thunderbird signature. I edited signature.html to add the false stuff, but the image still doesn't appear. <img moz-do-not-send="false" alt= etc. etc.> ...
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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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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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Merge/synchronize two Thunderbird installations

I want to migrate/copy my Thunderbird from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, where I already set up another Thunderbird installation with some old and also some new accounts. To save me more configuration work, is ...
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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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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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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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How can I share my Outlook 2007 calendar with Thunderbird?

just wondering if there is a way how to share calendars between Outlook 2007 & Thunderbird.
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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 filter for “Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64”

I'm getting spam that has a consistent signature in the (raw) body of the text message (and it's only purpose is to obfuscate the text to get around filters. The common signature is: Content-Type: ...
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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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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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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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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 portal. ...
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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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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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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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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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How to export mails from Lotus Notes into another mail client?

Is there a way to export all mails from Lotus Notes (version 8.5) into a more useable mail client like Thunderbird?
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Thunderbird Certificate Alert keep popping up

I'm having the issue in the title since months now and is driving me crazy. I keep getting this warning: which translates to Add Security Exception You are going to modify the way ...
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Thunderbird IMAP server change

Our service provider recently changed servers. After doing the update lost all subfolders - even though i can see them on the computer, and when i direct the directory to it, still doesn't show in ...