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Merge/synchronize two Thunderbird installations

I want to migrate/copy my Thunderbird from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, where I already set up another Thunderbird installation with some old and also some new accounts. To save me more configuration work, is ...
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Thunderbird chat account sorting

Is there a way to sort the chat accounts in thunderbird 38.0.1? If you have several chat accounts, all the users are listed togheter. Thanks!
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Thunderbird deleted all e-mails older than 14 days

A terrible thing happened to me. I used my e-mail account for ages and I accessed it through Mozilla Thunderbird. Then I had to reinstall my computer. I installed Thunderbird again and I added my ...
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“Manual threading” in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird's threaded view of email messages to group emails together which are related. However, sometimes people will reply to messages using some mail program which does not properly set the ...
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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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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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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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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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I cannot get thunderbird to connect to Outlook.com

Had to reformat my pc and have been unable to get Thunderbird to connect to my Outlook.com account again. I have no problem connecting to Yahoo. Using Windows 7 and have checked and double checked my ...
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How can I download e-mails + folders to my hard drive using Mozilla Thunderbird?

I need to download e-mails from the current web host's server to my hard drive, so they can be uploaded to the new web host's server! I have a company and we're switching web hosts. I do not want to ...
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Thunderbird: Error: imap.server.com : server does not support RFC 5746, see CVE-2009-3555

I'm getting this error when checking my mail, and I can't download my mail. I recently updated Thundirbird yesterday, but it restarted and was working fine for many hours. I saw this question: How to ...
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Email migration: Thunderbird to GMail

I recently set up Google Apps for work. It means that all of my email from VPS is now located on the GMail. The problem appeared when I tried to migrate an email from my Thunderbird (connected via ...
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I need a way for several users to access the same email account across office network

At the company I work for we receive emails in nightly from equipment out in the field. We get well over a hundred a night in and we view the logs to make sure everything is okay. As more equipment is ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter? [migrated]

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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Change the format of the date column in Thunderbird

I want to change the format of the "Date"-column in the message list in Thunderbird. For mails from today, I want to display only the time, not the date. For mails from before today, I want to ...
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Thunderbird 3: see size of folder?

In Thunderbird 3, how do you see the size of a folder? I.e. the total size of all emails in a certain folder?
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Sending e-mail from contacts.google.com/preview with a client other than GMail

I like the new Google Contacts but it bugs me that I can't open a new Thunderbird message by clicking contact's e-mail address. When I click an e-mail address in the contact details, GMail new message ...
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Can't configure account with Thunderbird (broken Mail Account Setup)

I'm trying to set up Thunderbird on a Fedora machine. I'm being tortured with this software device: The torture device above refuses to take any settings I attempt to use. It also refuses to ...
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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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How to set custom command to open HTTP/HTTPS links in Thunderbird?

I would like to open links from Thunderbird into a new tab of a specific Firefox profile on Windows 7. The default browser on the system is not Firefox and the desired profile is not the default ...
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Thunderbird: answer with different color as in Outlook

In thunderbird, I would like to intersperse my answers within the body of the message I am responding to, with all my new text appearing in some other color. I only know a very tedious way of doing ...
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Thunderbird drag-n-drop

A new venture into the land of system administration. Today I have a strange Thunderbird problem. A company program (call it Macs) that uses drag-n-drop to add files to a dossier has a problem with ...
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How do I synchronize Thunderbird tags with Gmail labels?

I have Thunderbird connecting to a Gmail account via IMAP, so Gmail labels show up as folders in Thunderbird. Moving items to folders in Thunderbird causes labels to be applied in Gmail. However, ...
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How to convert .nsf (IBM Lotus Notes) to .pst (MS Outlook) or other mail client format

I have a user who would like to make a local archive of his Lotus Notes mail file (we use Lotus Notes where I work) and then open it in another mail client, such as Outlook or Thunderbird. IMAP is a ...
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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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Unable to write the email to the mailbox. - Thunderbird 31 - Windows 8.1

I recently moved my old Thunderbird mail profile to a new Windows 8 Installed PC. I have a Global Inbox where all my new mail gets saved. I have about 10 email accounts, and all work perfectly, all ...
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Trying to delete inaccurate entries from autofill in Thundbird Mozilla's email.

Using this site's recommendations, I'm trying to delete bad addresses from my Mozilla Thunderbird auto-fill-in feature. Called up Collected Addresses in a new email, as indicated. Highlighted ones to ...
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How can I set the “default” address in Thunderbird for someone who has two email addresses?

There are two addresses in Thunderbird's address book for someone I email fairly frequently. Unfortunately, the one which comes up first is the less preferable address to use. Is there a way for me ...
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Define “Table” keyboard shortcuts for Thunderbird Mail

I’d like to define either keyboard shortcuts or buttons (have tried using “Custom Buttons” extension) for the Table functions within Thunderbird Mail. I have only managed to get as far as Alt+OBS to ...
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Thunderbird very slow with Gmail

I'm using the latest version of Thunderbird with 3 Gmail accounts. Every time I launch it it seems it's downloading all my messages again. I've compacted folders (is the action working for the 3 ...
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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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Removing duplicate emails in Thunderbird

I need to stop the duplicate mail (which is already in my mail box) in Thunderbird or any mail box. Are there any filters for this?
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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 to Sync Thunderbird Contacts with Gmail Contacts

I have thunderbird 3.0 with the Zindus plugin. However it seems that Zindus syncs one way. For example I type a new email address into thunderbird and then go to my gmail account and it has no record ...
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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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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 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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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 ...