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What email clients support cid: and mid: URIs?

An answer on stackoverflow tells me that there is a [draft] standard URI schema for referring to parts of an email message by their Content-ID and entire email messages by their Message-ID. Another ...
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I'm getting emails not addressed to me

Now this is driving me nuts. My hotmail account is getting emails that are not addressed to me. I know about the BCC field, but this doesn't appear to be that. Someone with the email address ...
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Automatically visiting all links that a given email address receives in Thunderbid

When registering in forum the forum usually sends you a verification email. Is there a way to configure Thunderbird to visit all links that a specific email address receives automatically and process ...
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How do I get the font of my signature to match the font of my message in Thunderbird?

My message body and signature do not have the same font: How do I find out what the "Fixed Width" font is so that I can match it with my signature?
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PGP encrypted mails

I am using Thunderbird with EnigMAIL, have my own keys generated, and downloaded the receivers public key. Now when I send the e-mail, I understand that my system encrypts the message using THEIR ...
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How to change Thunderbird icon theme?

I got Thunderbird 24.1.0 from Portableapps.com. Same folder unpacked into Win7 and XP. When run on WIn7 I see all icons (get mail, write, chat...) are gray themed. When run under WinXP all icons ...
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Visual indication of email recipient categories while composing a mail in Thunderbird

In Thunderbird, when I'm composing a mail, I would like some visual feedback regarding who I'm sending email to, in broad terms. A typical use case is to clearly distinguish whether my mail is being ...
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How do I transport my Thunderbird/Lightning events and task from one computer to another? [duplicate]

Can I export the Thunderbird/Lightning tasks and events to a file and import them at another computer? If so, how?
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How to forward an e-mail and add the original sender to Reply-To?

When forwarding an e-mail how to configure e-mail clients to put the address of the original e-mail sender (From:) to the Reply-To: (or different) header? I am looking mainly for a solution for ...
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Thunderbird Contacts with Zimbra server (zindus alternative)

is there a plug in for thunderbird 24+ that can sync contacts (the address book) with a zimbra server? I used zindus but the end of its life left me without sync plug in reference: zindus end of ...
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Synchronize email accounts

I'd Like to synchronize 2 email accounts. One empty and one with a bunch of emails. How do I do this without any loss? I know thunderbird lets you MOVE emails but it won't let you COPY them, IF I ...
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Copy large amount of mail from one IMAP account to another (Outlook user)

One of my clients wants to consolidate their domains into one umbrella domain, which also means that they want to COPY all mail from multiple IMAP accounts, to their new single IMAP account. It is ...
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Export the chat history logs from thunderbird

I would like to export all chat logs from my Thunderbird installation, so I can backup addressbook and chat-logs re-install a clean new Thunderbird re-add my IMAP acounts and chat-accounts ...
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Moving Thunderbird from one mac to another

I'm trying to move my emails and pop3 accounts from one mac (OSX 10.7.5) to a new macbook retina with Mavericks. I've tried following the directions from the Thunderbird knowledgebase, I've tried ...
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How to back up OWA exchange emails without Outlook

My university uses Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA) e-mail. Soon they will close my e-mail account as my course has ended, but I really do not want to lose the archive of emails and attachments. ...
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Can Thunderbird open folders of new emails into a new tab?

I'm moving from Eudora to Thunderbird... and I miss this feature: when new emails arrive, there are some rules that move them into a specific folder. Is it possible, when it happens, to Thunderbird ...
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Change Thunderbird's quote format to use greater-than signs (“>”) instead of margin/border, and bottom-posting

I'm a new Thunderbird user, I've decided to pick it up after changes in Yahoo Mail (so I'm open to suggestions of other mail clients too). When I reply to an e-mail, I get the quoted text in a ...
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Should Thunderbird send inline png attachments as text/plain?

I'm composing emails in Thunderbird. When I attach png images by dragging to the header region, they are attached as Content-Type: image/png; name="foo.png" Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 ...
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How to disable message sorting on Thunderbird?

I keep constantly clicking the "subject" sorting button, when I want to click on the newest message. How can I disable the sorting completely? Perhaps by hacking the .exe file? It's pretty much ...
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Unified inbox shows twice on Thunderbird

I'm using Thunderbird 24. If I show folders in Unified mode, my inbox folder shows up twice. If I choose the "All" folders mode, I see only one inbox. The issue started when I was using Ubuntu 12.04, ...
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mozilla thunderbird can receive emails but cannot send (imap/postfix)

i run a dovecot imap server on an ubuntu 8.04 machine (old, i know, but there's no chance of an upgrade any time soon). anyway, all was working smoothly until i rebooted the server the other day and ...
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Opening http links from thunderbird opens new firefox instance

hope your can help, this problem is really annoying and I can't find an answer. I use Firefox with personal profile "FFbeta", which I start using command line parameters C:\Program Files ...
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XAMPP: Mercury (Mail Transfer Agent) not working

Here is my setup: I have installed XAMPP as Administrator and am running it as Administrator. I have an entry in my Windows 7 hosts file listing "127.0.0.1 rainbow.com" as the fictitious domain ...
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Rename $label1-5 in Thunderbird so they become tags

Thunderbird stores five special tags as $label1, $label2, ..., $label5 and then internally associates a (somewhat fixed) name to those (Important, Work, ...). In an IMAP context, it syncs these as ...
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Lightning: Importing “Tasks” from Outlook

The Problem: I am trying to migrate user from Outlook 2003 to Mozilla Thunderbird w/ Lighting extension. User kept important data stored as Tasks. While I can easily export Tasks from Outlook 2003 ...
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Customizing Mozilla Thunderbird

I always click on the header part of Thunderbird which annoys me a lot. Because the top e mail I received is on top row, sometimes I click on "From" or "Subject" and then all the mail is sorted ...
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Cannot drag images from Thunderbird to Word

I have a user who is using Thunderbird 24 (via an IMAP account) and Word 2003. When this user had been using Outlook to access her email, she could just drag images from Outlook to Word. After the ...
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Thunderbird formatting emails with odd tabs upon sending / saving as drafts

We use Thunderbird as the desktop mail client on a couple of machines, the actual emails server is gmail (Google apps for business) we connect via imap. The problem we are having is sometimes when ...
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How can I send an email message in the past?

If I set the system time of my computer to a datetime in the past and send an email then the recipient will see that time as send-date-time. I think the recipient has no chance of detecting the real ...
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Corrupted Thunderbird inbox from old computer

I have a old Thunderbird inbox from an old computer. Upon import with importExportTool, Thunderbird tells me that the file is corrupted. Following Q&A on thunderbird's forums I have tried a lot of ...
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How do I achieve proper threading on Thunderbird?

I'm running Thunderbird 24 on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I have installed the Conversations extension, in order to group and visualize conversations based on threads, in a similar way to what gmail does. ...
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Thunderbird: How to reply with same E-Mail (when multiple identities)?

For years I have the following problem that I'd like to solve finally. I have my own server with an email account, e.g. me@work.com. Then I have another identity (email address with another domain, ...
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Thunderbird unable to retrieve pop3 emails

I've migrated to a new server (linux/dovecot/postfix). I've installed STARTTLS. All is ok, mails are sending/receiving. But on my Thunderbird 17.0.8 I can't retrieve any emails for a specified account ...
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Force Thunderbird to send email with font size 11pt

I have used Outlook 2013 until today, when I finally decided to stop using it until they decide to fix all its IMAP problems. I have therefore reverted to using Thunderbird for now, but there is one ...
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How to sync thunderbird message tags between different TB clients

I have TB clients (v17.0.8) accross several machines (work, home,...) and I usually use tags to classify messages. However, TB is not syncing these tags accross the different clients (starring ...
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Can I change the Thunderbird SMTP, POP3 and IMAP server setting editing some file?

I'm right now in a massive email migration to Google Application (GMail). I must change all the server settings in each Thunderbird client of all my users. I have the Administrator password of each ...
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Hiding messages in Thunderbird automatically?

Is there any way to configure Thunderbird 17 so that when read a message and then go back to the Inbox (or any of the other items in that column) the open message will close automatically? I would ...
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Stop Thunderbird adding two hyphens above a signature

I use Thunderbird for sending e-mails, but its signatures are inconsistent. If you send a new e-mail it will add two hyphens above your signature, but when you send a reply it doesn't. I'd like to set ...
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Thunderbird not recognizing folders after switching hosting provider

I have switched domain & hosting provider in the last few days and a large chunk of folders are not now being recognized once I log in. I have restored the folders from MozBackup and on restarting ...
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maximum message width in Thunderbird

In my Mozilla Thunderbird plain text messages are displayed by default with long lines wrapped to the window width. Is there a way to configure it to display plain text messages reflowed to something ...
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Mailinglists in Thunderbird with S/MIME

I am looking for a solution to send encrypted mails to a (internal) mailinglist. To encrypt the mail to all the recipients, I need some way to tell Thunderbird what the recipients are. I was hoping ...
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Who is Shivam Singhal and Why Twitter mail come from that person's name [closed]

I got few mail from Twitter. I wonder who is Shivam Singhal or why they put the name of them in every mail I got. Is this bug seriously something wrong goes inside my account. Well, I use Gmail and ...
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Setting up Thunderbird to filter email to specified folders based on email address

Is there a way to set up Thunderbird to send emails to a certain folder based on the email address? So for instance, I have the folder ME 040. I want all student emails to go to this folder.
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How do I remove the recipent's name when sending emails?

Basically, whenever I send an email, in Thunderbird at least, it includes the recipient’s name that I have saved in my contacts. How do I get rid of that? Example: What it sends: My ...
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How to recover mails of deleted mail account from .thunderbird directory?

I was using a gmail account. Now my TL deleted that gmail account. I was using mozilla thunderbird as mail client. Also it got disappeared from my mozilla thunderbird . but I found that all those ...
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Thunderbird alerts when expected email does not arrive

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 using Thunderbird as email client. Both are up to date in terms of updates. I have bunch of nightly jobs that do the work and send a status mail. It gets tedious if you keep ...
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Exactly how does Thunderbird encrypt usernames and passwords?

The more specific the better. I'm wondering exactly what algorithms Mozilla uses to encrypt usernames and passwords for Thunderbird accounts. (located in the 'signons.sqlite' file in the 'moz_logins' ...
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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 ...