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Firefox is alredy running, but not responding

I am using two Icedove (Thunderbird) profiles. I am starting the profiles with following commands: icedove -P "default" %u icedove -P "test" -no-remote --class test %u When I click on a link (URL) ...
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Get a warning when replying email from a different identity in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird 31.2.0 and I need to get warning when replying email from a different identity. For example, I got a message from someone@gmail.com to myemail_1@gmail.com: From : someone@gmail.com ...
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Gmail's important message markings in Thunderbird

I know I can see my Gmail Priority Inbox in Thunderbird, but what I'd really like is to have those yellow markings beside messages that indicate whether a message is important or not. Is there a way ...
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Sorting mail in Thunderbird by both unread status and by date

Is there any way to make Thunderbird sort mail so that unread mail is always at the top and the e-mails are sorted by date in descending order persistently? Maybe an add-on that someone can recommend? ...
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Thunderbird doesn't receive IMAP-PUSH mails from googlemail

I noticed for a while now that my thunderbird client is not receiving the mails "immediately" anymore, but has to regularly synchronize my IMAP folders with googlemail. I am also using Trillian ...
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Why does Thunderbird hang when I try to quit it?

I'm running Thunderbird 3.1.7 under Snow Leopard, and whenever I try to quit Thunderbird it just hangs there and never actually quits till I force quit it. Any one know why it's doing this?
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Thunderbird 31.2.0 “warping” in text-only Compose window on both Linux and Windows

On the latest Tb 31.2.0, with HTML composing disabled, and no signature, I often experience this: I open a new/blank Compose window, or hit reply, and start typing in the main area, only to find that ...
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How can I set Thunderbird to use “Reader's default colors (Don't set colors in page)” by default?

Personally my color preference for email messages (and most other windows) is a dark background with a light foreground, but others may like/need different color settings. I can format the messages I ...
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Thunderbird with external editors possible?

The known add-on external editor says it is compatible with Thunderbird 5. But the latest Thunderbird is version 31.1.0 already. Is it still usable? Or is there any other add-on that can enable ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...
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Thunderbird keeps freezing

Every time I do something in Thunderbird it freezes and says "Not Responding" from anywhere between 10 seconds to a full minute. When I say something I mean: moving a message, opening a message, ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to synchronize Thunderbird plugins and accounts?

I have a machine on which my Thunderbird is configured for three accounts (IMAP and NNTP, but NO POP). How could I have those accounts available on other machines using Thunderbird ? I obviously ...
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Using the thunderbird command-line, how can I open a specific email by message-id?

Thunderbird 24.2.0 has a -mail command-line parameter, with which a specific mail can be opened from the command line: $ thunderbird --help -mail <URL> Open the message specified by this ...
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Thunderbird: Don't show incoming mail notification for filtered emails

I use filters to redirect some emails to separate folders, different from my Inbox. Currently, Thunderbird shows a notification for any email message I receive: I want it to show only ...
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How to customize thunderbird task right click menu?

I'm using Thunderbird mail client to manage my tasks. Can any one tell me how I can add different percentages to progress subitem of context menu of Tasks? Thanks Buddha
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Thunderbird (24.1.1): properly disable accounts

I would like to properly disable a few Thunderbird accounts. The reason is that I have more than a dozen accounts some of which become accessible as various things change daily (network changes, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Move to Local Trash when deleting IMAP messages in Thunderbird

I have tried to find a solution for this for a while now without luck. Wanted to check if there already is an add-on or easy hack before I attempt to write my own. In my opinion this must be quite a ...
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Thunderbird threaded view misses some replies

I'm corresponding with someone and their most recent reply (with the exact same subject line as the other emails) didn't get placed in the thread with the other emails. Specifically, there were two ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird: New email, but I can't see it

Very often I see a tooltip on my desktop saying that that I have new email in my inbox, but when I bring Thunderbird back into focus (I have the program always open), I see that: My Inbox folder is ...
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Thunderbird profile folder gone

I posted yesterday about losing my Thunderbird profile. I'm trying to figure out what happened, and would like your help. The "Profiles" folder has vanished from ...
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Disable Thunderbird “failed to connect” notifications

My network manager doesn't start until I log in, so for the first ten seconds or so after I login I have no Internet connection. The problem is that I have Thunderbird set to automatically start on ...
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How to make Thunderbird compose mail with “Paragraph” as default?

I'm trying to do the exact opposite of How To Make Thunderbird Compose Mail With "Body Text" As Default?. So my current default setting for composition is "Body Text", but I want it to be ...
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Multiple accounts in Thunderbird 10

I currently have 3 separate accounts in Thunderbird 10: for personal email for my home business for my outside employment All 3 have different incoming email addresses. I want to set up another ...
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Gmail client with oauth support

I am looking for a Gmail desktop client which supports authentication with oauth so that I don't have to enter password for my accounts. Support for other Gmail features (labels, starred messages) ...
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Apple mail like icon for thunderbird

Is there an addon for thunderbird that puts the number of unread emails in a red star on the icon in the taskbar like apple mail.
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In Thunderbird, using the Stylish extension, how to target CSS rules at messages from specific domains?

Stylish is an extension for both Firefox and Thunderbird, which enables user CSS rules. In Firefox, people use it just as commonly to tweak the UI as to change the look and feel of sites they ...
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Integrating Thunderbird with Groupwise

Is it possible to use Thunderbird to connect to a Groupwise server (i.e. from home to work). I want to be able to connect to the email server at work through my standard groupwise client. What ...
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Dictionary-based text auto-completion in Windows (i.e. Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client)?

Most programmer's text editors and IDEs have it, automatic completion of the first few characters (letters) of a keyword or function name. Also, most address bars or search fields feature this (like ...
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Problems with custom headers for Thunderbird message filters

In Thunderbird 3, I have a couple of message filters set up with Reply-To as the header to filter on. They don't seem to work at all when filtering on the individual message (and I can't see anything ...
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Thunderbird filter problem

I keep getting spammed to go to a ..ru url. I've tried every combination of filters I can think of like body contains *.ru, body contains .ru, but nothing works. Is it a bug that I can't select a ...
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Why is Thunderbird randomly moving IMAP messages to the trash?

I have 4 IMAP email accounts set up in Thunderbird 3.0.5 on Ubuntu 10.04.01 LTS. These are all accounts on a server which I administer. On one particular account, seemingly randomly, thunderbird will ...
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Modfying meeting invitations in Thunderbird Lightning?

Is there a way of modifying a meeting request in Thunderbird Lightning? Similar to how Outlook offers the ability to suggest a new time for a meeting etc.
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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How to format beautiful plain text email with Thunderbird?

I send only plain text emails with Thunderbird. Sometimes, I need some minimalistic formating to facilitate the reading. I wonder how to insert automatically this formating in Thunderbird. Is there ...
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Correct format for E-Mail signature contact recognition on iPhone

Starting with iOS 8, the iPhone Mail app recognizes telephone numbers in e-mail signatures and helpfully displays a contact link at the top of each mail with the options of ignore or add to contacts. ...
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Cannot accept meeting invite in Thunderbird Lightning when email address is not in attendance fields (sent to mailing list)

When sending a meeting invite to co-workers, we generally send them to an email list we are all subscribed to. Because of this, when an invite comes in, I sometimes cannot accept/deny the request due ...
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Find Thunderbird recipients with certain criteria

I'd like to basically use the email history in Thunderbird to extract addresses of people I've frequently exchanged emails with in an automated manner. What would be the best way to find all ...
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How can I have Thunderbird use different signatures for HTML or plain text mails?

In Thunderbird I can set a signature, which can be either in HTML format or in plain text. However, I sometimes write HTML mails and sometimes plain text mails (setting the format with Shift-Click on ...
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Why does Thunderbird permanently asks to “verify xb7481.xb7.serverdomain.org:143”?

After using Thunderbird for 5+ years now, I suddenly get this weird popup asking to "Verify this security exception rule" [translated from german]. This happens without any reason, without looking at ...
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(thunderbird:32644): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: Attempt to add property GnomeProgram::default-icon after class was initialised

I use Ubuntu 14.04, when I start Mozilla Thunderbird, it will report some warning: (thunderbird:32644): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: Attempt to add property GnomeProgram::default-icon after class ...
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Thunderbird: Fetch new messages from server except imported messages

I am using Windows Live Mail for years, but decided to use Thunderbird. I use my mail clients with POP3 connection. I can import my WLM messages into Thunderbird via Import Export Tools and imported ...
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Use a custom sendmail binary in Thunderbird

I would like to add an option to "Outgoing Server" that uses a custom local sendmail binary (in my case for notbit) like it is possible in Evoution: Is there such an option in Thunderbird? (german ...
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Thunderbird : Load remote images when going to offline mode

I already know I can change "mailnews.message_display.disable_remote_image" to false on config options for evade. The question is about loading remote images. If thunderbird downloads messages when ...
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Open eml attachments inline in WLM

I use Mozilla Thunderbird but my secretary uses Windows Live Mail. If I forward messages to her, it's usually as an attached eml file to preserve the original message's formatting and attachments. ...