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Composing e-mail in Thunderbird

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird for my e-mails, but I can't seem to find a way to do this with my keyboard only: I press Ctrl-N to compose a new e-mail message I type in my first recipient's e-mail ...
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Thunderbird: Can I go to message by number

I have configured Thunderbird to display the optional column "Order Received" in my inbox, and to sort my inbox by this field. I find it very convenient for browsing my large inbox, but jumping to a ...
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thunderbird 17.08, two installations, one each on different user accounts on one computer

I want this set up so that if I have to use the admin. user account, I have access to my emails without having to switch user accounts to access email. If possible will I be able to "sync" the two ...
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Howto deal with the “There is not enough disk space to download messages” error?

I've recently updaed to icedove 17.0.7 which is basically thunderbird 17.0.7. As you might have guessed i use Debian. When i try to fetch new mails i get this message: "There is not enough disk space ...
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How can I add an old email as attachment in replying to a more recent email in Thunderbird?

I would like to attach an old email as attachment in replying to recent email in thunderbird. How can I go about achieving the same? I can go to Message-->Forward As--> Attachment in the old email ...
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Change link color in Thunderbird (Icedove)

I am following this howto, to change the link color displayed in my messages. I have modified the value of browser.anchor_color, but I see no effect (after restart). The link in my messages is still ...
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Using Thunderbird, how can one attach from command line a file containing commas (,) in its name?

thunderbird -compose "attachment='$HOME/test test.txt'" works. thunderbird -compose "attachment='$HOME/test, test.txt'" does not work and gives a file does not exist error message. This must be ...
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Microsoft Exchange invitations in Thunderbird?

I've found many suggestions on the internet, but no solutions that have worked yet. I have Thunderbird 17.0.7, ExQuilla 21.0 (for Exchange access), connecting to Mailbox server Microsoft Exchange ...
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Adding mail header as column in Thunderbird

I'd like to be able to display the contents of an email header (X-Spam-Score) as a column in the email list within Thunderbird. This header is added by my mail providers Spam Assassin install, and ...
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Thunderbird: SSL/TLS vs. STARTTLS

Following up this question on serverfault "Is STARTTLS more safe than TLS/SSL?" it came up that the question is rather a question about Thunderbird and not about the actual protocols. Also, if you ...
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Thunderbird + S/Mime, Ecnryption Selection?

As can be seen here and here, Thunderbird does not offer an option to select a more modern encryption algorithm than 3DES when sending S/MIME encrypted mail. Is there any way to change this by using ...
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Can't Change xp Default mailto handler

I installed Thunderbird to try it out then uninstalled it from a windows xp machine and now when I try to change the default mailto handler from internet options programs tab, It allows me to change ...
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Thunderbird import to Gmail excludes many emails

What could cause an import to Gmail in Thunderbird to exclude many (i.e., more than 1000 emails not copied in a folder with 1284 emails) that were in the original account? I am imagining things like ...
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Cannot install Thunderbird on Debian

So I am running Debian 7.1 and am unable to find any packages for Thunderbird. Does anyone know what has happened to Thunderbird? There are no results in an apt-cache search.
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Thunderbird remote profile is huge

A long time ago (with Thunderbird 2 or 3) I knew a solution how to permanently delete old messages which are stored in the folder appdata/roaming/profile/xxxxx/mail Unfortunately I can't remember how ...
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Thunderbird Email Message Filtering

I have Thunderbird 17.0.7 with 5 email accounts operating within it. Does anyone know how I can set filters (such as sending incoming emails into particular folders) across ALL of my email addresses ...
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Exchange Online SMTP Not Working With Any Email Client

I am trying to switch our company mail server to exchange online. I have successfully added my domain and users and can send and receive mails through Outlook Web App. I can also send and receive if I ...
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Block signature attachments in Thunderbird

Of many customers I get a signature in the form of an image as attachment. I only need this attachment once, but now all emails of that customers are marked as "with attachment". How could I block ...
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Restoring OpenPGP Keys from an Ubuntu Backup

My computer with Ubuntu broke and have a backup from that (Déjá Dup). Now i want to restore my public and private keys to a Thunderbird installation in Windows 8. There's this .ssh folder inside the ...
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Is it possible to use Thunderbird as the UI for Outlook 2013?

I'm having trouble with Outlook 2013--the UX is borderline unusable and I can't "see" my mail. My company uses Exchange and will not enable POP or IMAP access, so that rules out most email clients. ...
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Email folders inconsistence between webmail and IMAP on Exchange

My team uses Exchange 2010 as mail server. I had some problems with Thunderbird and deleted my accounts data from it, and used the web interface for some time. I moved and renamed a lot of folders. ...
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Multiple email addresses on the same CC line in Thunderbird

Is there any way to include multiple email addresses on the same CC (or To) line in Thunderbird? It looks like for every recipient I have to start a new CC field below, which can be very tedious and ...
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Can I set Thunderbird to move all spam/junk mail to my inbox instead?

My upstream e-mail provider (Tormail) has a horrendous false-positive rate. There is also no webmail address book thingy that can whitelist stuff. Almost all of my friends' mail goes into the junk ...
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Feasibility of transferring email from Yahoo to GMail using IMAP and PC email client

A friend of mine wants to move from Yahoo to GMail. I've had a search on the web, and most of the articles seem from some time ago and/or might not work. I wonder if anyone could comment on whether ...
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Thunderbird Maxed out Quota

I recently switched from OUtlook to Mozilla's Thunderbird. Everyday I am maxing out Thunderbird's quota. Is there any way to increase the storage? If not I am going to have to find an alternative ...
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How to make Thunderbird play nice with Google mail

Thunderbird and gmail aren't exactly the best of friends. Gmail's labels mean that Thunderbird often downloads multiple copies of a single mail. Anything tagged in gmail will appear in a folder ...
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How to view attachments in Thunderbird that are in outlook .msg format?

My colleague receives regularly e-mails that contain attachments that are in outlook .msg format. She is using Thunderbird on an Ubuntu desktop. The trouble is that Thunderbird can not show such ...
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Thunderbird reply-to Address

I am using Thunderbird 17.0.6 on Windows 7 x64. I use it to manage two e-mail accounts. I wanted to unsubscribe from a mailing list, so I sent an e-mail to an automatic service in order to do so. I ...
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filter thunderbird email by attachment type

I'm getting malware sent to me as .zip attachments that are zipped up exe files. I want to setup message filters to catch them but I can't seem to find a way to do that. I tried setting up a customize ...
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Export Thunderbird filters to import them in gmail

is there a way to export message filters from Thunderbird and import them to gmail? I tried the "message filter import/export" add-on but gmail is not able to understand them.
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Is there a way to have customised text instead of subject in Thunderbird's inbox list?

I am getting a lot of informational emails like "You've got a new message from ..." or "Notification of Donation Received", which often do not contain any information in the subject so that I have to ...
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Use Thunderbird to send via Amazon SES

I'm trying to configure ThunderBird to send email messages using SMTP/Amazon SES. Amazon provides documentation on how to configure Outlook which should, in theory, mean that I could configure an ...
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When deleting a lot of text via backspace, Thunderbird freezes

So I open a gmail message in thunderbird (imap account), and want to delete a lot of text. I keep pressed the backspace button and deleting starts. But maybe after 5 or 10 deleted characters, ...
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Thunderbird - sorting by recieving address (not just “recipient”)

I have several aliases used with one account, e.g. jobs@mydomain.com, me@mydomain.com, spam@mydomain.com and so on. I'd like to sort and group based on which address was used to receive a message, ...
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Increase Calendar Refresh Interval Beyond Defaults in Thunderbird/Lightning

Thunderbird/Lightning offers 5 different time intervals for refreshing remote calendars, between "Every Minute" and "Every 60 Minutes". But, my work requires me to have over a dozen remote calendars, ...
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Drafts are auto-saved in the current folder instead of the account’s Draft folder

I have several IMAP accounts each with several identities in Thunderbird (17.0.5). I use the default "Local folder" as an archive for various mailing lists. Custom message filters move the mailing ...
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Create mailing list from email recipients

I use GMail (web-mail) and sometimes Thunderbird for advanced tasks. Last year, on Thunderbird, I reached to create an address list from emails recipients. Since, I have reinstalled everything, and I ...
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How to change default directory when adding new attachment in Thunderbird

Let's say I start a new mail, and I add attachment. By default Thunderbird shows Documents sub-directory from my home directory. But this does not suit me and I would like to change this default ...
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How to mark as read all existing messages with the same subject line in Thunderbird?

I am looking for an easy way to mark as read all existing messages with the same subject line as the selected message. It is important that no future mails will be marked as read by this actions (i. ...
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How do I invite people to a chat room in Thunderbird?

Following instructions from this SuperUser post: Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat I created a chat room in Thunderbird using my Google Talk account. How can I invite people to this chat ...
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Force Thunderbird to set up receive-only account

I need to set up Thunderbird without the ability to send e-mail. Meaning, I cannot send e-mail, using any outgoing server, in any way. (I'd rather not go into why, just stipulate that as my use ...
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Where are configured the folders icons in Thunderbird?

Something happened to my thunderbird profile: now every folder in the folder three pane on the left has the same standard yellow folder icon. I mean that the special icons for INBOX, Trash etc. are ...
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how do i pause a huge download into Thunderbird?

I am downloading about 15000 emails into Thunderbird to store them. Anyone know if I can 'pause' the download so that I can work on my computer which is VERY slow and then 'restart' when I go to bed? ...
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Thunderbird and Gmail - Mail fetcher

Basically I want to use Thunderbird to manage all my email accounts. But I also want to retain the ability to use Gmail's mail fetcher for a select few accounts. The thing I don't want to do is ...
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SSH rejects RSA passphrase for keys created with GPG/Enigmail [duplicate]

Last year I created an 4096 bit RSA key pair with GPG / Enigmail in Thunderbird. Enigmail lists me a primary key used to sign and authenticate e-mails, and a subkey used to encrypt e-mails. I exported ...
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My message quota is full; how do I delete messages?

I'm not receiving incoming messages and have the following message in Folder Properties: Quota Root: "ROOT" Usage: 321740 of 10236kB used Status: 3143% full. How do I empty this?
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Why can't I add a chat account in Thunderbird 17.0.4 ESR?

I can go through the whole process of adding a chat account without a problem (Edit -> Account Settings -> Account Actions -> Add Chat Account... &c., &c.); however, when I click "Finish" at ...
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How to make thunderbird save attachments as .html instead of .xht?

I'm encountering a problem regarding handling of attachments with Thunderbird (9.0.1, Win 7). I've set Thunderbird to open HTML files with Firefox. But currently, Thunderbird adds a ".xht" extension ...
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Thunderbird 17 - requires administrator rights on win7

Nutshell: Any time Thunderbird starts now, it requests privilege escalation. I don't want to give it that because it's downloading mail from the internet and is basically THE attack vector on the ...
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How do I create a private key when I have a certificate in a PKCS12 file?

I have client certificates for my email addresses from cacert.org and I have successfully stored themn as PKCS12 files and used them to sign emails in Thunderbird. However, when someone uses my ...