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Thunderbird - an inbox in a maildir format

I have a univerisity address which uses the maildir format. I configured Thunderbird to handle the account but still one problem remains. The messages are put into .Maildir. The folder "Inbox" ...
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Import/export or retrieve Thunderbird tags from IMAP server

My experience with tagging IMAP messages in Thunderbird is that those tags will be saved on the server (from what I read they as stored as IMAP keywords), so they are synced, but if you access the ...
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How to delete emails from sent items that bounced in Thunderbird

I have a list of email addresses in excel which bounced, is there a way to compare this list to sent item emails and delete them all at once. Eg: 250 emails sent and 200 successful, 50 bounced, then ...
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With Thunderbird, how to keep track of >2 email addresses for the same person?

Mozilla Thunderbird's address book only supports an "email" and an "alternate email" field, not an unbounded list - and not even, say, 4 addresses, which is not uncommon for someone with some kind of ...
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Why does using Enigmail with Icedove on Debian fail if I don't start gpg-agent manually?

I'm using Icedove on a Debian Sid installation, and now I try to use Enigmail with it. But I encounter some issues: I had to create my keys with gpg2 instead of Enigmail, because it didn't want to ...
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Modern vertical layout for Thunderbird?

It's weird that I haven't been able to find relevant information anywhere. Basically what I want is a modern vertical layout for the inbox of Thunderbird. That is to say, the message sender and ...
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Hide/show specific emails in Thunderbird

Is it there anyway in Thunderbird to hide/show, for instance in Inbox, quickly with some shortcut or somehow, emails tagged with some concrete tag?
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How to answer to tens of emails with the same template in Thunderbird

Sometimes in Thunderbird I get 10 or 20 emails per day to which I always answer the same. I was thinking about creating some template for them, but instead of replying that template on a per single ...
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Thunderbird Slow at Receiving Emails

I've been recently having some problems with Thunderbird (38.2.0). I'm using Gmail and Hermes (Cambridge Uni's email service) IMAP/SMTP. I receive emails through, but they are often delayed. For ...
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Cannot link up Hotmail account in Thunderbird

For a while now, I have had my Hotmail account hooked up to my Thunderbird, along with a couple of others. Recently however, it has had issue connecting. None of the other accounts have any issue (I ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird Chat Switch Between Conversations Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Thunderbird to switch between conversations in chat?
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Thunderbird fails to download all new emails

When I try to retrieve emails, I see the following messages in the Thunderbird status bar: Checking Inbox for new messages Downloading 1 of 68 Nothing to download The problem is ...
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How do I automatically sign HTML emails with Enigmail and Thunderbird?

I can't sign HTML messages with Enigmail. Even though "Sign messages" is checked as the default, when I look at the source of the draft or sent messages, there is no signature. View Source ...
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Thunderbird + FiltaQuilla: How to use JavaScript shared in this forum? (with link)

I'm interested to use the JavaScript shared in the SuperUser discussion found HERE. As suggested, I have installed the FiltaQuilla extension for Thunderbird, which provides additional ways to build ...
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Create Custom Column in the thread pane of Thunderbird 3

I'm looking for a way to create a column that summarizes the e-mail headers. Uses larger fonts and look a lot like the Office Outlook. So basically instead of: X X X SUBJECT FROM DATE I would ...
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Thunderbird hides e-mails

I'm using thunderbird. It just happened that I clicked some keys, and now thunderbird is hiding several mails from me. Strangely, it still shows them to be found when i search for them (in the ...
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How do I prevent Enigmail from encrypting my email, even when encryption is turned off?

Enigmail add-on to Thunderbird is encrypting all emails, even when encryption is turned off. I save the email as a draft, and when I view it in Drafts folder (or if it was sent), then it shows as ...
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Thunderbird folder layout and/or namespaces for gmail

Short version: I want Thunderbird to show me gmail's "All Mail" label (and nothing else, not even the Inbox). Long version: Here's the default folder layout in Thunderbird for a gmail account: ...
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Thunderbird - archived thousands of emails, it now redownloads all of them from the server

I moved a bunch of emails from my local folders inbox to archives, and now whenever I fetch mail, thunderbird redownloads all of those emails back into the inbox. I have it set to "keep messages on ...
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How secure is a mail account without TLS/SSL but encrypted password on Thunderbird

I am working with a new partner who has provided an 'internal' messaging service using an email server. It is designed to provide secure communications between geographically widespread individuals ...
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Sync or export only Thunderbird account settings

There are many (old and not so old) topics about this, but they all deal with synchronizing the whole Thunderbird profile across computers. I am not interested in that, I just want a nice way to ...
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Sync Thunderbird Contacts via CardDAV

I'm using thunderbird and want to sync my adress book with my server via CardDAV, or gain read/write-access on my CardDAV-Server with a local copy of the contacts. This is not the first time this ...
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Thunderbird's behavior with starttls

What's thunderbird's behavior when starttls is selected and the remote server doesn't support it? Does it fail silently and goes back to plain text?
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Thunderbird can't send emails - SMTP error

I've been using Thunderbird for a while now and for some reason, when trying to send emails via Thunderbird in a Outlook/Hotmail account, this error message is displayed: "Login to server ...
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specific account-addressbook association in Thunderbird

In Tools -> Options -> Composition, it looks as though there's no way to link a particular Local Address Book to a particular account for autocompletion purposes when sending mail from that account. ...
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Import outlook contacts into thunderbird (including pictures/photos)

Question: How can I transfer an Outlook Express (MS Office Professional Plus 2010) address book to Thunderbird, including the contact pictures? As plus: add a shared outlook contact folder ...
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How can I make a filter for calendar/event/appointment invites in Thunderbird 38.2+

I would like to tag all incoming mails which include a calendar invite. Then I would like to move them into a different folder. I tried the method described in this answer, but it doesn't work: I ...
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How can I get new messages in thunderbird via linux terminal?

I am trying to find a way of getting new messages from Mozilla Thunderbird without opening it.
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Contact email from OSMO not inserted correctly in Thunderbird

Linux Mint 17.1, Thunderbird 38.2.0, Osmo PIM 0.2.12 running on Samsung RV515 If I click on an email address in Osmo contact, a.b@c.com, this opens tries to send an email in Thunderbird ///a.b@c.com ...
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Can I open archived message in conversation?

When I use open message in conversation button, Thunderbird will display the mail and other related mails in a thread-like view in a new tab. But when I archive those emails into local folder, this ...
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Thunderbird forwarding without rewriting reply-to

We have a secondary email account for our business, and a mail rule on one of our installations of thunderbird that forwards anything coming in on that account to the other account (the one we ...
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How to make Thunderbird log more information?

I often experience weird SSL/TLS connection timeouts to my own Linux mail server. No idea why. How can I tell Thunderbird to log more information about those issues? This either in the Activity ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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Thunderbird - how to rebuild profile

I have Thunderbird 38.2.0 installed on my Macbook (10.10.3 Yosemite). For some reason my account passwords have disappeared. I cannot download new mail anymore for all accounts, pop3, exchange or ...
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How to debug Thunderbird LDAP

I am trying to configure Thunderbird address book to use my LDAP server. I believe I have filled in the details correctly. However, searches return no results, and if I use the "Download now" button ...
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Thunderbird complains about RFC 5746 [duplicate]

Thunderbird complains about this error. It's happened for two consecutive updates. Is this a fault with Thunderbird or the mail server? Timestamp: 8/19/2015 3:54:37 PM Error: uncaught ...
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How do I set the default return address in Thunderbird for Reply All from Sent?

I have a default account already set, but for whatever reason (a bug) Thunderbird is selecting the wrong FROM email address when I click Reply All from the Sent folder. The selected email account is ...
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Incorrect password on latest version, works on ESR, msmtp doesn't work

I can't login to my work mail server using the latest Thunderbird version (38.2.0), but it works with the ESR 17.0.11 version. The message that I get is something like "incorrect username or password" ...
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Thunderbird keeps downloading old emails

Microsoft live.com email use POP3. So e.g. I get new email, I read it and delete. Thunderbird checks for new mails 5 minutes later and redownloads same email I just read 5 minutes ago and deleted it. ...
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Build address book from existing mail?

I'm starting out with Thunderbird and am trying to find a way to populate my address book with email addresses from my Inbox. This seems like a reasonable need, but I can't find any add-ons or innate ...
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What is the purpose of allowing comments inside email addresses?

According to the standard, it's possible to insert 'comments' inside email addresses, such that john(hello @(world!) )@example.com and john@(my)example.com direct to john@example.com. The standard ...
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How can I add an attachment directly to an email from the web

I regularly write emails where I have to attach a a file which I download directly from the web. Instead of having to download the file and then add it to the email I would prefer to just directly add ...
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Moving message from trash to inbox causes message to get lost in Thunderbird

Thunderbird 38.1.0 When I delete an email message from my inbox it goes to trash folder. If I try to move it back to the inbox it just disappears. I can not find it anywhere. I can move messages ...
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Thunderbird delivering emails to wrong inbox

I have Thunderbird set up to use IMAP on GMail, and I have a whole slew of filters. I have an Inbox, a folder named "important" and about 30 other folders. My first filter moves messages from people ...
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Cannot minimize main window in Thunderbird 40.0 on Windows 10

Since upgrading to Windows 10, the top bar minimize/maximize/close buttons on the main window do not work in version 40.0 beta channel. Other Thunderbird windows (Write mail, options, etc) work fine, ...
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Just a little confusion about Facebook Chat in Thunderbird

Facebook deprecated their XMPP Chat API for whatever evil business reasons they had. As their documentation and various blog posts or even StackExchange questions say, accessing Facebook Chat in that ...
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Outlook 2013 showing “sent” email as “draft” item in “Sent” folder

I have an issue on my work computer. As explained in the title, Sent message move to "Sent" folder (IMAP), but it shows as a draft in the "sent" folder. - Sent items are showing at webmail too, but in ...
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Syncing Thunderbird over Dropbox

I'm looking at using dropbox to sync Thunderbird between my home laptop (Mac OS X) and work machine (Win7). The reason I'm not just depending on imap is because the imap servers at the office do not ...
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How to make Thunderbird understand local .maildir folder?

It's been some (relatively short) time since Thunderbird finally obtained maildir storage support (I'm using Thunderbird 38.1.0 at the time of this writing). Unfortunately it appears it only applies ...
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Thunderbird Mail - Display only unread mail

I've begun using Thunderbird Mail and I like it. One thing I can't figure out is how to set it to, by default, only display unread mail. I can go into a folder and click the button to display unread ...