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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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Which email client shows which date from the email headers? [closed]

This is related to How can I send an email message in the past? If an email has inconsistent timestamps in its header, due to misconfiguration of the sending email clients computer or the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...