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Remove Thunderbird's (empty) Personal Address Book

How is it possible to remove Thunderbirds Personal Address Book (PAB)? It's empty and I don't use it because I use Googles address book. The respective file in my profile, abook.mab is not listed in ...
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Bringing back remote content of e-mail

I once disabled to load remote content for a specific newsletter, but now I want it back. Also, I once disabled the option completely (not just for that particular sender). Consequently, Thunderbird ...
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Linked images in Thunderbird email signature lead to large mail file size

We're using Thunderbird as an email client. Now I discovered that our emails are very large regarding file size. I figured out that the problem is indeed that the images in the email signature aren't ...
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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 gmail IMAP error

I am trying to setup a gmail account in the Thunderbird and I get the following error: Here are the IMAP settings (I have tried it with imap.gmail.com as well and it doesn't work): Here are the ...
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Undelete 100k mails in Gmail [closed]

One of our Gmail accounts has 100k mails in the trash, and all mail in the bin should be recovered. Mail in the trash will be deleted automatically over time. What is the best way to undelete these ...
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Persistent search result tabs in Thunderbird?

How can I make search result tabs in Thunderbird persistent between sessions? For example: I make a search in Thunderbird and get the search results in a new tab. However, after a restart of ...
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How to increase the number of pdf files firefox/thunderbird can open

I'd like to know if there is a setting that limits the number of PDF files which can be open at any point in time in the firefox or thunderbird browser. I have a large amount of PDF open in my browser ...
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iMac 21.5" (2010) OSX Yosemite 10.10.2 / Thunderbird 31.5.0

I want to delete 'offered' email addresses from T'bird's lists. This is easy in 'Collected Addresses' but there are other, often duplicated, lists such as 'Family' that include out of date info. If I ...
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Thunderbird GnuPG + Enigmail: encryption command failed

Yesterday Thunderbird complained that I used GnuPG 1.x and the next update of TB would not work with this version. So I upgraded my Mac (OSX 10.10 Yosemite) to GnuPG 2. Now I see that TB has a new ...
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How to get Thunderbird to nicely format Markdown?

I like Thunderbird for my email along with plain text. I disabled HTML emails and generally write most of my stuff in markdown anyway. So I'm looking for a way, to get Thunderbird to display markdown ...
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import Imap files and folders to gmail account on ubuntu

sorry if I am not clear enough, but I don't know all the terms because I am new to this field. And sorry for my English. As backup I have all emails from the old provider in form of many folders and ...
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Can Enigmail automatically not encrypt email for multiple recipients?

I have Enigmail/Thunderbird set up to automatically encrypt email when I send it to a particular recipient. I have it choosing my keys "By Per-Recipient Rules" and "By Email Addresses according to the ...
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Searching in Thunderbird

I’m having trouble searching in Thunderbird. I’m reading the help and it isn’t clear to me what happens when you search for a special character. How might one search for the word “D-Link” for ...
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Why is my mouse lagging over Thunderbird / Firefox window?

In Thunderbird 31.5.0 I noticed an annoying mouse delay/stutter when mousing over the email list or folder pane. At the same time I see a CPU spike of about 25% (older WinXP dual core system). Why ...
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Import Thunderbird folders from one computer to another?

I use Mozilla Thunderbird. I have had to change computers and need to know if I can import all the mails and folders from my old work computer to my new one? When I set up Thunderbird on my ...
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How to slow down outbox sending rate in Thunderbird?

I want to send 1,000 emails to 1,000 address using Thunderbird. The emails are generated using a Windows MAPI. When these mails and rendered, it will send immediately. Rendering 1,000 mails takes ...
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Invalid hostname in HELO sent by MUA

I have a mail server running exim4 with an ACL that drops the smtp session if the hostname in HELO is an IP address. Exim is configured to do the reverse dns check. The said ACL is the very first one ...
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Send bulk emails upon receiving an email from a specific address in Outlook or Thunderbird

I want an filter or a rule that allows me to send bulk emails to around 200 recipients when an email is received from a specific address. For example, when the email client receives an email From ...
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Thunderbird mails from Outlook linked account treated as spam

I have linked two accounts in Thunderbird, one Gmail and one Outlook. When I sent a mail from the Outlook one the mail in the recipient go straight into the Spam folder. After sending a mail directly ...
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Move thousands of thunderbird mail to outlook.com

I'm trying to move my 12+ years of email to one cloud account on outlook.com for ubiquitous access and searchability. It's scattered in 10+ accounts in a Thunderbird client. About 40.000 msgs. I've ...
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Import Thunderbird Lightning Calendar events and tasks into new environment

My Ubuntu-installation stopped working correctly, but I managed to make a copy of my personal files. Now I'm trying to setup Thunderbird + Lightning on an another computer (Windows 7). Mail no ...
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Using Enigmail encryption on mutiple devices

So I'm relatively new to email encryption and thought I would start out using thunderbird + enigmail to get me started. I've managed to set it up and work with it properly but I'm not sure what to do ...
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How to Transfer Yahoo mail to Thunderbird?

I want to collect my Yahoo mail folders. I tried to transfer Yahoo mail to Thunderbird. When I try to configure Thunderbird, it says that the username or password is incorrect. But actually it's ...
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How Do I import emails in outlook 2010?

I have converted all my Mac Thunderbird emails to .pst format using thunderbird to pst converter application which I got from here http://thunderbirdtopst.com/. I am completely confused with the ...
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Thunderbird email from specific user is causing performance issues

In our office we are using Thunderbird. One user in particular, when using Thunderbird, has issues with sending and receiving emails. Whenever he sends an email, it takes 3 times as long to connect ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to encrypt an email and its attachments?

How can I force Thunderbird to encrypt and email and its attachments? Here is what I have so far: With Thunderbird open, I clicked on the Write button. I chose Enigmail > Force Encryption and ...
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How to enable fullscreen mode in Thunderbird on Linux?

How can I make Thunderbird go fullscreen in Linux? Specifically, I am using Mate at the moment. Previously, I used OS X which had a shortcut (cmd+shift+F) for entering and exiting fullscreen. When I ...
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Bad side of enabling sending emails in the background? [closed]

Thunderbird is rather slow when sending emails. Send dialog seem to never go away. They admit that and offers an option to set sending emails in the background. Thunderbird does send slowly by ...
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Change the sort order in Thunderbird on multiple columns

I would like to be able to sort (order by) email messages based on three (3) of the columns. Specifically at the top would be Starred, then Unread and then by Age (Newest at the top) (with Starred ...
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Thunderbird: show current column while composing a message

How do people configure Thunderbird or Icedove to show the current column number in the statusbar when writing draft e-mails? I can not see this option in the 'Preferences -> Composition' Menu. ...
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Delete multiple emails from email server (pop)

I have to delete emails that are older than six months and bigger than 1mb from multiple accounts, and my email webclient doesn't allow me to filter by those at the same time, so I'm looking for a way ...
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Making Thunderbird always show “Recipient” column in Search Messages window

Using Thunderbird (version 31.4.0), I want to automatically show "Recipient" as one of the columns in the Find Messages window (Ctrl+Shift+F), and have Thunderbird remember that setting after I close ...
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Thunderbird does not inform on new message when it was moved by Gmail Filter

I've created several Gmail Filters which move messages to its dedicated folders skipping the Gmail Inbox. I read Gmail messages using Thunderbird IMAP. Now, when a new message arrive to Gmail and ...
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Always play sound when new e-mail message received

How to make Thunderbird to play a sound on each new e-mail message, even if there are unread messages? By default it plays only on the first message and if I don't read it, then it ignores all newer ...
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Thunderbird multiple process -no-remote and http-links

Whenever I click a Link in thunderbird which was started with the -no-remote option and firefox is running, I get a "Firefox is already running ... " error message. Is there a way to prevent this ...
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How do I set where different incoming emails go in Mozilla Thunderbird?

I would like emails from different addresses to go to different folders in Thunderbird. Is there a way of doing this? For example, I have set up a folder for emails from Wikia forums (email address: ...
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Data not recognized in transferred Thunderbird profile

I transferred the Thunderbird profile from a Debian Wheezy installation to a Mint 17 installation. Thunderbird recognizes the add-ins and layout preferences in the profile, but not any of the user ...
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Cyrus-Imap - STARTTLS negotiation failed

I'm configuring a mail server on Fedora and i have a problem. I can autenthicate using Horde, but, when i try to authenticate using THunderbird, i get this message: configuration could not be ...
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IP from sending email server is different than from email-domain

I have my own domain for my business. In my host I have configured that the emails are forwarded to my outlook account. In my outlook account I have configured the emails from my own domain as ...
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Thunderbird Quick Filter suddenly stopped working

I use Thunderbird, the version I currently run is 24.1.0. I used to search for messages containing certain IDs or addresses with the Quick Filter, but since yesterday somehow it stopped working. I ...
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Why does Google call Thunderbird “less secure”?

I've never had problems using Gmail with Thunderbird yet, but while trying to use a free software client for Google Talk/Chat/Hangout I've discovered that, according to Google's document on "less ...
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Thunderbird does not show message body

Please is there a legitimate reason for Thunderbird 31.3.0 not to display the body of the following email? Return-Path: <[...]@[...]> Delivered-To: [...]@[...] Received: [...] [...] Date: Fri, ...
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Thunderbird: Exporting/importing mail and contacts [duplicate]

I have an old laptop that had Thunderbird installed on it. I just bought a new one and have installed the latest version of Thunderbird (v31.3.0) on it. I'm looking to: Transfer all the emails of my ...
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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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GnuPG in Thunderbird w/ Enigmail on dual OS machine

I am running a computer with two OS, namely Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows. I'd like to write encypted Mails from both OS, which runs well (i.e., every program needed is installed). The only problem I have ...
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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Firefox is already running, but not responding

I am using two Icedove (Thunderbird) profiles. I am starting the profiles with following commands: icedove -P "default" %u icedove -P "test" -no-remote --class test %u When I click on a link (URL) ...
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Firewall is blocking packets for hMailServer

I installed hMailServer on a Windows 7 (SP1) machine for mail delivery only inside a local network. After configuring a pair of mailboxes, I also configured a Thunderbird client in the same machine ...
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Search on Multiple Terms in Thunderbird

I want to search a Thunderbird (v31.2, Windows) collection of 7,000 emails. Each email mentions (in the body) an individual product by its numeric SKU. I want to find the emails that mention any ...