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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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3answers
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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 is not marking mails in the server as read

I'm using Thunderbird to download mails from a Hotmail account. It works all right, except that the mails in the server are only marked as read when I log in to the webmail service and read them ...
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Export Email from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook

Export Mail from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook There is no default export feature in the application
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In Thunderbird, how can I set it so pressing J marks as junk AND moves to junk folder

Many years ago I had my Thunderbird mail client set up so that when I pressed J it marked the mail as junk and moved it to the junk folder. Now it just marks it as junk and I have to then later ...
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Thunderbird junk mail filter problems

After a hiatus of several years where I was using Apple Mail I've gone back to using Thunderbird for my mail. I'm generally pleased with Thunderbird. I like that it works on all OSes (I use ...
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1answer
126 views

Can I make it so when I hit reply on Thunderbird, focus is at the top and not bottom?

Whenever I push reply in Thunderbird, it gives focus to the end of the previous email. I like to post all my replies above the previously sent email. Is there a way to do this by default?
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Thunderbird Gmail IMAP error: Some messages could not be FETCHed (failure)

I've followed Google's instructions on how to set up your Gmail in Thunderbird via IMAP and now it is giving me the following error any time I try to update the inbox: The current command did not ...
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Change the default sorting order in Thunderbird

Thunderbird (2.something here as 3 is still not stable and had some nasty bugs last I tried) sorts mails by date by default. This is fine, however, it sorts them so that the newest ones are at the ...
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1answer
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Login to newsgroup with thunderbird3.0B2 for newsgroup that don't require login

I am trying to login to newsgroup(qt-interest) with thunderbird3.0B2. The problem is that the newsgroup allows users to read messages without password, but require a password to post a message. But ...
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1answer
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Version of thunderbird that doesn't require installation?

Is there a binary version of Thunderbird, which I can just unzip and run, without having to install it? I have done quite a bit of Googling and haven't been able to find anything.
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Mac OS X / Thunderbird. How do I change the application that files dragged out of Thunderbird open in?

If I drag an attachment out of Thunderbird onto the desktop and then double click it, it always opens in HexEdit which is almost certainly not what I want. I have to use right click -> open with on ...
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Use Google Tasks in Thunderbird?

I'm using the GDataProvider along with Lightning to access my Google Calendar from Thunderbird. However I'd also like to have access to my Google Tasks as well. Does anybody know if this is possible ...
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How do I configure Thunderbird to access my Gmail account?

I would like to check/send emails from my desktop using Thunderbird. How do I set it up to pull down my Gmail emails, and send out emails through my Gmail account?
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4answers
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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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Thunderbird : Compose in HTML temporarily instead of plain text

Is there a way to allow HTML composition temporarily, while the account settings has been configured as plain text ? On google, couple of things turned up: Holding down the shift key while clicking ...
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Thunderbird 'attach folder' addon?

I like to drag files into a new Thunderbird message to attach them. This works nicely for individual files but not for folders/directories. I'd like to be able to drag a folder into a new message and ...
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ThunderBird/Lighting synchronisation with SE k770i

I want to synchronise (both ways) data between Google Mail and Google Calendar with my Thunderbird with Ligtning + Zindus and SE k770i mobile phone. I have w working configuration of Ligtning and ...