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Why is the FSF's GnuPG bot “Edward” unable to decrypt my encrypted emails?

I am facing a problem when attempting to send an encrypted email via Enigmail (Thunderbird) in Ubuntu 14.04. I was following the Email Self-Defense guide https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/en/ ...
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How to backup old emails locally in Thunderbird and then remove them from IMAP server?

I am using Godaddy IMAP email with Thunderbird as my desktop client on Windows 7. The email service has unlimited mailbox size but the local Thunderbird is having troubles due to the large size of the ...
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Im using Thuderbird IMAP accesing my Gmail account, what folder needs to subscribe and what safe to unsubscribe?

Im using Thuderbird IMAP accesing my Gmail account, what folder needs to subscribe and what safe to unsubscribe? I ask this because I noticed that the messages inside say example: Important Folder, ...
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Thunderbird won't start - addon error?

Thunderbird won't open. I've uninstalled it and installed it again but it did not work. Is it an addon that bothers it? Code AdapterDeviceID: 0x0a16 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 Add-ons: ...
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Enforce UTF-8 charset for outgoing attachments in Thunderbird

There are a few questions here about setting the charsets of outgoing messages in Thunderbird (1, 2), and some on setting content transfer encoding for attachments (3), but I haven't seen anything ...
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Thunderbird: Fetch new messages from server except imported messages

I am using Windows Live Mail for years, but decided to use Thunderbird. I use my mail clients with POP3 connection. I can import my WLM messages into Thunderbird via Import Export Tools and imported ...
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Move one mail at a time in batch in Thunderbird

I am moving a large IMAP account (Gmail) to another. But sometimes Thunderbird stalls when moving a large batch of mails (like 5000). And then I have to start over, because it seems that Thunderbird ...
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Thunderbird and GMail: messages appear in multiple folders

I've added the IMAP account for GMail to my Thunderbird and life is good in general. One thing continues to annoy me, however. New messages show up in the account's "Inbox" as one would expect. ...
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Thunderbird: Disable Selective Quoting when Replying

In Mozilla Thunderbird, how do I disable selective quoting when replying? Selective quoting is where one can select a part or portion of the message, hit reply and have only that part show up in ...
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How can I compact the headers in my emails in Thunderbird 24.5?

The headers appear in a gray box at the top of the email. On my old computer, which had Thunderbird 24.6 and Windows7, there was a little plus sign to click to show the headers and a minus sign to ...
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What is introducing quoted-printables into my PGP-encrypted emails?

I've set up PGP email encryption on two computers using Enigmail and Thunderbird. One is running Mac OS X, and the other is running Arch Linux. Everything functions fine from within Thunderbird on ...
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Thunderbird: “do not distract me” for one account

I have two email accounts at work: My personal account, which works the way I want it to by default, and a shared support account that gets messages every minute or so. I am actually not in support, ...
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I can't send or receive emails

I use for my official email Mozilla Thunderbird and for 2-3 days I haven't been able to send any emails nor to receive such emails. There's no problem with the server of our company and also I haven't ...
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What is “Unix Mailspool (Movemail)”?

Thunderbird only offers to create another account in the format "Unix Mailspool (Movemail)". What is this format? It looks different from "Maildir".
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Use a custom sendmail binary in Thunderbird

I would like to add an option to "Outgoing Server" that uses a custom local sendmail binary (in my case for notbit) like it is possible in Evoution: Is there such an option in Thunderbird? (german ...
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Thunderbird : Load remote images when going to offline mode

I already know I can change "mailnews.message_display.disable_remote_image" to false on config options for evade. The question is about loading remote images. If thunderbird downloads messages when ...
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pgp pass phrase not working in enigmail but does in command line

Hi I've been strugling with this issue of pass phrase and due to the amount of mail I have encrypted, I can't seriously change my pass phrase. Here's the issue : Enigmail don't recognize my pass ...
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rss feed displaying a login screen instead of the page (thunderbird & gitlab)

Using thunderbird 31, I've subscribed to a rss feed to a local gitlab 6.8.1 repo. The feed is being updated OK, but instead of showing the commit page, it stuck displaying the gitlab login page. ...
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Trying to convert HTML files to EML

I am trying to import some messages from my old mail client to thunderbird v24.3 (so that they will sync into gmail). I have all the messages saved as .html files as this is the only option I was ...
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When I send a PDF attachement in Thunderbird, the binary data is displayed after the message body

When I send a PDF attachment, the PDF content is displayed as binary data converted to text after the message body. This occurs in mail in my "Sent mail" and in the recipient's inbox. Thunderbird ...
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Trying to verify file signature in GPG4win: Not enough information to check signature validity

I've downloaded enigmail for Thunderbird and I'm trying to verify the PGP signature with GPG4win. I imported the public certificate, certified it with my own, downloaded the Open PGP signature, and ...
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How to reset Thunderbird view, because I got this big grey bar in the middle

I think it's a bug, as I was resizing the messages pane this grey pane revealed itself and now it won't go away. There's no way to resize it, and switching to other views doesn't make it go away ...
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PGP: encrypt all parts as one or each separate

When I receive emails in my K9-Mail on Android with APG installed some mails I can press "decrypt" right away inside the email, to read it, and some others, I only get the encrypted message as an ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird HTTP Authentication

I set up Mozilla Thunderbird on Windows 7 Enterprise, and I set my main page to my own site. (Which requires HTTP/1.1 authentication). Before I even have an HTTP authentication window (displayed for ...
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Hyperlink to certain mail message

I want to be able to create a hyperlink to a certain email message. My client i thunderbird. I found this script https://addons.mozilla.org/en-uS/thunderbird/addon/thunderlink/?src=userprofile and ...
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Why Thunderbird doesn't have a “Block Email” option? [closed]

Windows Live Mail has a feature to block email addresses or even domains. Now I'm testing Thunderbird and it doesn't have this feature. Instead, we have to create rules to automatically delete ...
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Copy name from From line in email in Thunderbird

How do I copy the person's name in the From line of an email in Thunderbird?
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How to search messages by right clicking a sender on Thunderbird?

I'm using Thunderbird 11 and Silvermel theme. Does anyone knows how to bring up the search message dialog by right clicking on the from "Email sender"? Currently, what I do is to open a message from ...
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Disable index of folder/account in Thunderbird global search?

Is there a method of excluding certain accounts and/or folders from Thunderbird's global search index? I have two email accounts in Thunderbird version 17.0.11 but I would like Thunderbird to index ...
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Can't see unread emails in some inboxes in thunderbird (osx mavericks)?

I have used Thunderbird for a while and I have had a constant problem of not being able to read some emails because I can't find them. I have tried restarting, removing the mail account and adding it ...
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Hide “sending message” dialog in Thunderbird

I don't want to see thunderbirds "sending message". It's too slow, I'd rather continue answering emails.
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Open eml attachments inline in WLM

I use Mozilla Thunderbird but my secretary uses Windows Live Mail. If I forward messages to her, it's usually as an attached eml file to preserve the original message's formatting and attachments. ...
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Thunderbird Search Results — How to find out the folder

When I use the global search feature in Thunderbird, it opens up a new tab with the search results. Often it finds what I'm looking for, but then I'm stuck when I want to know in which folder and on ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird not responding

Whenever i start Thunderbird, it keeps saying not responding and being ridiculously slow. i've tried clearing my cache and compacting my folders but the problem persists. I'm running windows 8.1 on ...
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Turn off message pane in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 24.2.0.I don't like message pane so every time when I open Thunderbird I just uncheck message pane from view > layout menu and it goes off. However when I restart (or start next ...
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Fill “to”, “cc” and “bcc” in group in Thunderbird

I was wondering, is there a way to fill the fields "to", "cc" and "bcc" in group? I mean, I usually send emails to one contact, and when I do (for this one in particular) I have to add the "cc" to the ...
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Can Thunderbird indicate whether a sender is in the address book?

Does anyone know a feature or addon that allows Thunderbird to show whether a sender is in your address book or not? Either in the message list, or when viewing an email.
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Thunderbird: Adding new message recipient with the keyboard

I'm trying to use Thunderbird using just the keyboard. When creating a new message, I want to add another recipient row. I know I can click the field to add, but I want to do it with the keyboard. ...
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In Thunderbird, how to prevent users from creating new mail accounts?

I have just setup our company e-mail with a popular online e-mail provider. E-mails will be retrieved from the online server via Thunderbird installed on Windows 7 PC's. I wish to exercise ...
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How can I fake a “from” address in Thunderbird?

I have an e-mail address from a provider which does not provide me with an inbox, only redirection. In other words, all messages sent to that address will simply be redirected to an address I choose. ...
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Thunderbird Moved Emails

I have an Exchange account setup in Thunderbird using IMAP. Whenever I move emails from one folder to another, those emails get moved in Thunderbird but when I check webmail (OWA), the messages are ...
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Recovering Hotmail attachments deleted when messaged moved between folders in Thunderbird imap

When connecting to Hotmail through Thunderbird imap, moving messages between folders strips the content of attachments (resulting in an empty file object). Since no message was deleted, their 'recover ...
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How do I control formatting of email replies?

90% of the time when I get an email reply from someone, my original message in their reply is formatted as follows: On [date], [my name] <[my email]> wrote: > [What I wrote] However, ...
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How to search for specific mail (by msgid) in Thunderbird?

Recently, our mail system had a serious failure and some mails were lost. However, our admin gave us the sender's address together with a Message-Id to contact him for retransmission. So I got also ...
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How to change Content-Transfer-Encoding for email attachments?

I have signed up for http://eudyptula-challenge.org/ challenge and this accepts email attachments only in simple text format. The files without extension (and also .zip file) are transferred with ...
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Reorder email accounts in Thunderbird

If you have more email accounts in Thunderbird, the accounts are shown in the order of creation. Now I added a new account and it is shown at the bottom of the list. How do I change the order of my ...
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Add Thunderbird to Firefox as a feed subscriber application in windows

I'm trying to get Thunderbird to be my default application to subscribe to feed that I visit in firefox. I "choose application" and put in the path of Thunderbird executable C:\Program Files ...
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Thunderbird Facebook chat, disable sound

I connected my Facebook account to Thunderbird chat, all nice, but every new chat message i get sound notification, which really annoying. Can I disable that sound notifications only for chat, but ...
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Cannot “add to address book” in thunderbird on mac. Know a workaround?

Runing TB 24.5.0 on Mac 10.8.5. I configure TB so that File-"Use Mac OS X Address Book" is not selected. Can open Address Book and see addresses in "COllected Addresses" & create New contact ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...