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How can I train Thunderbird's spam filter?

Thunderbird spam filter works pretty well but for some reason, mails from "Approved VIAGRA Store" continually get through and are not marked as spam even when I continually mark them as junk. Is ...
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Import folders from Thunderbird to gmail?

I've been using Thunderbird for a while to manage my email, with a POP server, where all the messages are downloaded to my local machine, and then I sort them into folders. Now I want to migrate to ...
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Can thunderbird with -no-remote launch firefox without it?

We have two thunderbird profiles, and we launch thunderbird using -no-remote as follows: thunderbird -no-remote -P Profile1 and thunderbird -no-remote -P Profile2 unfortunately, this means that ...
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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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Thunderbird security/access

I want to completely restrict access to TBird. I know about the master Password but this does not go far enough. Unauthorised people can still read my old mail. What are the options to have stronger ...
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Batch script halts after Thunderbird is opened

I want to be able to open Thunderbird from a batch script in Windows. I can do it just fine from command line: C:\>"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe" If I create a batch ...
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Thunderbird/Lightning - How to “accept” an outlook invite and have it added to my google calendar?

Thunderbird/Lightning - How to "accept" an outlook invite and have it added to my google calendar? Currently, when I "accept" outlook originated events they are added to my "work" cal by default and ...
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Assign threads to folders in Thunderbird

Is it possible in Thunderbird to move a thread from the Inbox to another folder - say folder ToDo - and then have replies for that thread be moved automatically in the ToDo folder? I'm interested in ...
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MS Word mailmerge using Thunderbird

Can this be done?
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Importing Gmail labels in Mozilla Thunderbird

I have recently setup Thunderbird to download all mails from my Gmail account. There are lot of emails in Gmail having labels. Is there a way to map Gmail labels to Thunderbird so that I can ...
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How to customize incoming HTML emails from specific contacts?

Is there a way to customize incoming HTML emails from specific contacts using userContent.css? I want to change the way messages from specific contacts in my address book are displayed. The users ...
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Client side spam handling solution for ubuntu linux/thunderbird user?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0 on Ubuntu Linux 9.04, and quite frankly, the junk mail detection isn't what it used to be. Frankly, it now sucks. I have control over my mail server, but before I ...
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Can Mozilla Thunderbird show sent replies in threaded view?

I would like for Thunderbird to show replies to threaded messages in with the received messages. Is this possible, even with an extension? The desired behavior would be something like how Zimbra's ...
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Recovering Thunderbird mail after a Windows 7 upgrade

I installed Windows 7 over Windows XP and forgot to backup my emails. I still have the Thunderbird profile folder saved in Documents and Settings though. How do I go about recovering all my mail and ...
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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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What does it mean to “subscribe” to an IMAP folder?

I'm using Thunderbird with Gmail IMAP and there's this "Subscribe" option for folders. What does that mean?
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Message signing/encryption with Thunderbird and Kleopatra

How do I make Thunderbird use my certificates stored in Kleopatra (KDE)? When I try to import certificates it says it's looking for PKCS12 files, but I can't find any. I'm not sure where Kleopatra ...
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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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Lightning or similar addon for Thunderbird 3.0b4

It would sure be nice if I had a calendar program for Thunderbird 3.0b4... The current Lightning add-on will not work with this version of Thunderbird... Is there anything that will?
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How to disable `New Account Setup` wizard in Mozilla Thunderbird

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 (20090812) on Mac OS X 10.5.8. I do not use it for reading mail, I just use it to open a mail here and there if I am interested how it will be displayed ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to check subfolders on IMAP?

I have Thunderbird set up to use my Gmail account through IMAP. All works well and good, except for one problem: I have a group of gmail mail filters set up to redirect mail into different labels ...
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How can I convert Outlook .pst files to Evolution mail files

I'm converting to Linux from a Windows based desktop in a corporate setting that uses Outlook. Evolution runs nicely and can get enough communication with the Exchange servers that I'm happy with the ...
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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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Double-click selection to select by word in Thunderbird for Linux?

In Mac OS, if you select text by double-clicking and dragging (sometimes called "click and a half"), the selection advances word by word. In Linux, using Gnome, I am only able to get this behavior in ...
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Thunderbird 3: show total number of items in folder?

In Thunderbird 3, is it possible to show the total number of items in a folder, rather than just the number of unread items?
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Thunderbird confused about EPS attachments

Sometimes, when I receive (Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 on OS X 10.5) emails with an EPS attachement sent from Mail OS X 10.4, I cannot open the EPS file. Thunderbird shows me 1 file, that can't be opened ...
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Thunderbird not accepting meeting requests

I am currently using Thunderbird 2.0.0.23, I can successfully send meeting requests to all types of calendars however when someone sends me a meeting request and I want to either accept or decline the ...
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sync my webmail 'SENT' folder with Thunderbird

I want to sync my webmail 'SENT' folder with Thunderbird, both Yahoo and Hotmail. What's the best way to do it?
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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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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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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 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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How do I synchronize Thunderbird tags with Gmail labels?

I have Thunderbird connecting to a Gmail account via IMAP, so Gmail labels show up as folders in Thunderbird. Moving items to folders in Thunderbird causes labels to be applied in Gmail. However, ...
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Keep Getting Weird Alert Message from thunderbird 2.0

I just added a new email account and all of a sudden I get this message every once in a while. The current command did not succeed. The mail server responded: SELECT mailbox does not exist. ...
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How to set the font size used when replying to an email in text format in Thunderbird?

I'd like to increase the font size used in Thunderbird when replying to an email in text format. I don't see any such an option in Tools/Options. Is there any way to set this?
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Load Thunderbird and have it minimize straight to system tray

I'm setting up Thunderbird and need the mail program to jump into the system tray right after opening. I tried a couple plugins that should have made it minimize but they don't see to work (maybe ...
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How to Export Thunderbird Mail Accounts?

I have about 5 email accounts (of different people) backed up on my computer using Thunderbird. I need to be able to somehow send a zip file (or anyother format) to these users so that the file ...
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importing a outlook.pst file into thunderbird

trying to import my outlook.pst into thunderbird, but it seems my computer has to have outlook running on the computer to do this import. I have the outlook.pst file, can't I just point thunderbird ...
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How to sync Windows Mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact, Evolution, or Sunbird

I would like to synchronize my Windows mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact. I'm somewhat flexible and would be willing to use Evolution or Sun bird. Provide step-by-step instruction in Ubuntu Jaunty ...
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How to move messages from Postbox local to IMAP

I'm trying to move 13000 messages from a local Postbox mail folder (Postbox is a version of thunderbird) to IMAP. If I try and move the messages, then about 600 messages get copied, and then the ...
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What is the best file system and allocation size for a USB flash drive?

I'm considering using my 4 GB Kingston DataTraveler USB stick to store my Firefox and Thunderbird profiles for my laptop and desktop PCs. I want to maximize performance when using Firefox. The ...
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In Thunderbird, is it possible to block message formatting for some senders?

Some people use big ugly fonts with ugly colors in their mail. However, since these people are colleagues, I'd still like to read their mail, but without hurting my eyes :) I'd also like to keep html ...
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Word 2007 sending mail tries to use Exchange address book

My son has Office 2007 installed on Windows XP, although not Outlook - we use Thunderbird for email. In Word 2007 when he does File / Send / E-mail, he gets an error saying that Word cannot contact ...
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Thunderbird uses wrong attachment mime type on Windows Vista

Thunderbird running on Windows Vista has usually sent Microsoft Word documents as mime type application/msword, which as I understand is correct. However, now it has suddenly decided to send Word ...
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Thunderbird: moving email from local Junk folder to IMAP folder yields “Message contains invalid header”

Whenever I try to move an email from a local Junk folder to an IMAP folder in Thunderbird, I get the following error message: The current command did not succeed. The mail server responded: ...
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Making Microsoft Word and Thunderbird spell check hotkeys the same?

I use Microsoft Word a lot and I also use Thunderbird for my email. I can't keep track of two different sets of hot keys for spell check, is there a way to force Word and Thunderbird to use the same ...
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Is there any way to search for tags in Mozilla Thunderbird?

I'm currently running the Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 desktop email client. In Thunderbird, if I type "linksys router" in the search box, it will find every message in the current folder containing ...
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Thunderbird - Show all email addresses

I have a user who needs to show all of the email address in Thunderbird without having to click the "show triangle"! To explain:- I have screenshotted before clicking the show triangle and after ...
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using thunderbird for email, importing my old outlook emails, can I run 2 files at once?

I am using gmail for email for a long time, so I downloaded thunderbird to backup my gmail emails. I use thunderbird to search for emails etc. On another computer I imported all my old outlook ...
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Gnome applet watching for thunderbird inbox mails

I'm looking for a gnome applet that periodically would watch for thunderbirds mail accounts. Something similar to gmail firefox plugin. Did anyone notice this kind of applet?