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How to disable thunderbird notification

I run Ubuntu Hardy and Thunderbird version 2.0.0.23 (not tagging for linux/ubuntu since I think is a Thunderbird thing, but you can re-tag if appropriate). I am really tired of the email ...
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Why would Thunderbird regularly hang for 10 seconds

I've been using the Thunderbird e-mail client for years on three different operating systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7. On all of these operating systems, it has always had the problem of e.g. I'll be ...
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Why is my mouse lagging over Thunderbird email or folder pane?

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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How do I transfer a user's Thunderbird profile from Windows to OSX?

I thought this was simply a matter of doing an effective scp -r user@PC:Application\ Data/Roaming/Thunderbird ~/Library/Application\ Support/ and restarting Thunderbird. But when I do this I get this ...
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In Mozilla Thunderbird, how to attach an event to an email?

In Mozilla Thunderbird, how to attach an event to an email? Basically, I need to do the opposite of what's described here: I need to create an event in Lightning, and then attach it to an email in ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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Thunderbird not checking mail automatically

I'm using Thunderbird 15.0.1 Windows 7 x64. I figured out the issue few updates ego. Once I tried to turn off all add-ons, but its not helps. I have only one POP e-mail account (and it is default), ...
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Display archived emails in inbox thread? (Gmail + Thunderbird 3.1)

A features that I liked in GMail was that when an email arrived that was a reply to an earlier email, Gmail would display all of the previous emails along with the new one in a single thread in my ...
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How can I view my mail backup?

I installed the getmail4 package and created a backup of my mails over POP3. Every mail is a seperate file containing its headers and content now. Is there any comfortable way to view these? Can I ...
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How to get rid of Thunderbird error “[NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: Trash”

Every time I start Thunderbird, I get this error: The current operation on 'Trash' did not succeed. The mail server for account spamspam@gmail.com responded: [NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: ...
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How to export mails from Lotus Notes into another mail client?

Is there a way to export all mails from Lotus Notes (version 8.5) into a more useable mail client like Thunderbird?
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Enigmail: Adding the User ID failed

I wanted to add a User ID to my private GPG key such that I can use it for two email addresses. I went to Enigmail -> Key Management, selected my key and chose Manage User IDs. After entering the new ...
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Add email addresses from mail client to Google Contacts [closed]

I use my phone to phone people, and my computer to email people. Occasionally, I like to use my phone to email people. The trouble is, I don't have email addresses stored in (most of) my Google ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 error while trying to get mail: “The folder is being processed. Please wait until processing is complete to get messages.”

Just upgraded to TB3. On opening TB i get a message 'determining which messages to index'. After several minutes, the message disappears. If i then try to get mail, the message quoted in the title ...
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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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Notify on feed becoming invalid in Thunderbird

When a feed I’ve subscribed to in Thunderbird becomes invalid (e.g. the server is down, or the page returns an HTTP error), I’m not notified except for a quick flash in the status bar. How can I make ...
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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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How do I open files sent to me in a 'document envelope'?

I just got an email whose X-Mailer is "X-Mailer: Microsoft CDO for Windows 2000". It has as an attachment a .sgn file, whose content is an XML with one field apparently being a base64-encoded PDF: ...
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Stop Thunderbird Attaching Images When Sending Email

I have a HTML email that I am sending and it contains images that are hosted on my website and not inside the email. For example: <img src="http://www.mywebsite.com/a.jpg"/> When I paste my ...
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Find other mails of the same thread in Thunderbird

I really love the threaded view in Mozilla Thunderbird. Because of this, I store my sent mails in the inbox, so I can move a whole thread to an archive folder in one drag and drop. Sometimes I get ...
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How does thunderbird know which emails have been read? X-Mozilla-Status wrong

I'm trying to write a script to check how many unread messages there are in a certain mailbox. I thought thunderbird (icedove, I'm running debian jessie) used the X-Mozilla-Status header to keep track ...
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How can I view the HTML of a Thunderbird e-mail?

I am writing an e-mail in Thunderbird, formatting it with bold, italic, bullets, etc. When I am finished, I would like to copy the HTML to my blog. I tried the Edit HTML Source Add-On but it "is not ...
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Thunderbird setting to mark email as read when automatically moved to a folder

Many of the emails I get are generated through my company and I receive hundreds a day that do not pertain to me and I have them set to filter out of my inbox into various folders. Through my ...
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Why can I see a bcc recipient in a received e-mail?

I'm quite confused about this. I received an email today where the bcc recipient is visible: Header: Return-Path: xxxxxxx Received: from xxxx ([xxxx]) by xxxxx (xxxx) with ESMTPS (Nemesis) id ...
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Thunderbird stops receiving new e-mails

First, my Thunderbird profile folder is around 17 GB, so I have got some mails there with multiple accounts (Exchange, GMail, all IMAP). Two days ago when I was sending e-mails, it failed to move ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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Can I configure Thunderbird 3 to refresh the folder list for an Exchange IMAP account?

Background: When used as an IMAP client against Gmail, Thunderbird 3 (may be the case in v2 also, not sure) will refresh it's list of folders (the folders correspond to Gmail labels) when you do ...
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Set Thunderbird to auto download only certain filetype attachments

I have been using Mozilla Thunderbird to manage my mail, I also set this program to download and save all mail + attachments to my harddrive. However I have realised a big security issue as when I ...
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How can I restyle email using Stylish in Thunderbird (from eBay)?

eBay changed their layout so it's one item per line (essentially) instead of several in a grid arrangement. This applies to automatically sent emails with the results of my standing searches. Given ...
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restore Thunderbird backup in Outlook 2013

Is there a way to restore a backup of a Thunderbird account, created with MozBackup, without using third party tools? Or just copying the mails? I've used Thunderbird for almost 10 years, but now ...
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Is there a way to compose messages in thunderbird >= 8 with width 100 (or any other arbitrary value)

I find that when I paste excerpts from my text editor (width 100) into the thunderbird compose window it is truncated to width 80 or so by the time it gets to the receiver. Within the compose window ...
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Thunderbird+Lightning returns “tentative” automatically on invitations

Whenever I receive an invitation (through an Exchange server) TB+Lightning returns a "tentative" status automatically. Before I even open the invitation. I have TB 31.5.0 and Lightning 3.3.3 (with ...
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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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How do I set keyboard shortcuts for Mozilla Thunderbird?

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut for inserting HTML (e.g., Ctrl+H) into an email in Thunderbird to save myself some time. How do I do this?
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How can I force Thunderbird to use my preferred text color and to ignore the text color specified in incoming messages?

I use a dark theme in Ubuntu. Everything is fine in Thunderbird except for the messages that arrive where a font color is specified ( I assume Outlook forces a color to be specified). Those messages ...
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Math formulas in emails

Is there a way to enter LaTeX (or similar) formulas into an E-Mail and get them rendered as typeset formulas on the receiving side, perhaps with cooperation of the receiving party? My preferred mail ...
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Thunderbird: aggressively filtering non-latin emails (especially Chinese and Arabic languages)

What's the best way to filter Chinese and Arabic language emails? The following defines an example for Russian: https://support.mozilla.org/de/questions/1009226 I can see how it works, since ...
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How to copy all email addresses from an email in Thunderbird

Is there a way to automatically copy all the email addresses from an email's To, Cc, Bcc headers etc in Thunderbird? I am currently right clicking and doing "Copy Email Address" for each one but this ...
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How do I make Thunderbird work in parallel with my GMail account?

I'm using Thunderbird along with my GMail account. I didn't find it very user-friendly, because I have to do things twice. For example, when I receive a mail, I have to delete or mark as read it both ...
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Thunderbird (31.6) does not filter by reply-to email address

I have recently received SPAM where I'd like the given reply-to address to be the filter criterion. However, Thunderbird 31.6 doesn't offer a "Reply-To" in the dropdown for filtering: Note that ...
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Which is the best way to sync and share contacts and calender between Thunderbird, iPhone and Android? [closed]

I would like to keep my contacts and a calendar synchronized between several desktops and cellphones. Is there a way to achieve this without using Google or similar organisations? I want to keep my ...
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Connect to an IRC bouncer with Thunderbird?

I would like to set up a bouncer on my rootserver and connect there from my PC, so I will see all messages during the last 30 minutes that I missed when I reconnect to a channel. Is this possible in ...
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Keep IMAP messages locally when deleted remotely

I use my email from my phone and my computer via IMAP. I want to set something up so that if I delete a message via my phone, my computer will still keep the message locally. For example, assume I ...
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How Do I Show Unified Inbox Folder at Startup in ThunderBird?

I got ThunderBird set to show Unified mail view. The problem is when I start up ThunderBird, mail from the Inbox folder of the default account shows up. But I want mail from the Unified Inbox Folder ...
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Email encryption and passphrase caching using thunderbird, enigmail, linux arch and kde

I fiddled a bit around to get this passphrase caching working. So post my way to go here, to be able to look up later.
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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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How can I organize my folders in Thunderbird?

This is a current snapshot of my Thunderbird. As you can see folder structure varies between my accounts. I'd like to reorganize my accounts' folders such that they look like to my live.com ...
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Identifying/debugging slowness and sent message duplication in Thunderbird email client

Are there any tools to pinpoint performance or config issues when sending IMAP messages with Thunderbird client? Using Thunderbird with IMAP account. It is quite slow to send an email, the message ...
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Can IMAP clients read my contacts from Office 365?

I'm using a Mac. I'm using Postbox as my email client (which is actually Firefox thunderbird under the hood). I'm connecting to my email that is hosted in Office 365 via IMAP. Email works great. ...
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Globally configure file associations in Mozilla Thunderbird

Given a Linux system with many users And contemporary thunderbird and PDF applications okular, evince and krita installed When any given user double-clicks a PDF attachment in an email Then they ...