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Lightning is a calendar extension for Mozilla Thunderbird email client and Mozilla SeaMonkey AIO Suite. It is based on Mozilla's Sunbird calendar and works for Windows, Mac and Linux86.

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Can multiple reminders be set as default in Thunderbird?

Is it possible to set Thunderbird so that when a new calendar item is added, multiple reminders can be created, by default? For example, the first reminder might be for two days in advance, to prepare ...
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How to restore list of calendars in Thunderbird/Lightning

In my Thunderbird/Lightning calendar view, the left-hand column is missing. I probably deleted it when I was looking for something else. I cannot find anything in the menus or preferences to restore ...
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Thunderbird: Automatically add calendar entry from incoming email?

In Outlook and Gmail it is customary that an incoming calendar invite will be put on the calendar automatically (in an unconfirmed state). Is there any way to get Thunderbird to do this as well? ...
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Disable confirmation emails in Thunderbird Lightning Calendar

How do I make Thunderbird Lightning Calendar stop sending confirmation emails? There is a closed bug report on Bugzilla, but I cannot find an option to disable confirmation emails.
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Thunderbird: accept event as USER into caldav calendar

I have a work email, let's call it user@workplace.com, to which I get invites for meetings. I use Thunderbird (currently v78.4.0) as my email client. I have also set up Lightning in TB to sync with my ...
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In Thunderbird/Lightning, can I change the sending identity when inviting attendees to an event?

I use several sending identities in Thunderbird, e.g. a@mail.example.net, b@mail.example.net, and c@mail.example.net. I have one calendar for each of these sending identities: A, B, and C. That is, ...
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Thunderbird logs a lot (calendar) into journal taking up space

While looking at my journalctl -b (on Ubuntu 18.04) entries a substantial amount of them are from thunderbird.desktop and formatted in ics (calendar/lightning). I don't know why thunderbird logs so ...
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Thunderbird + Lightning using Google Calendar

I'm currently struggling to get my Google calendar integrated in Thunderbird with Lightning. I'm not using the Google Calendar Plugin instead I use the WebDav URL from google: https://apidata....
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Mozilla Thunderbird + Lightning: a task with a shell command line

In Thunderbird Lightning, I created a repeating task to remind me to perform a back-up of files. Is it possible to have a command line to run the software in the text of the task? (I use Toucan to do ...
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using remote storage with Mozilla Lightning Calendar

I intent to use Mozilla Thunderbird with Lightning Calendar add-on at my office. My problem is that I do not want to store calendar entries on a local database file. I would like to have this file ...
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Offline support for lightning calendar

I created a network calendar and enabled offline support. However, starting thunderbird with no network-connection, the calendar doesn't show anything. I expected that I would see my calendar entry. ...
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How to use a SharePoint calendar within Thunderbird Lightning

I'm using Thunderbird with the Lightning add-on (current version) and want to show a calendar provided by MS SharePoint 2010. I couldn't find any Add-Ons or useful information so far, and natively it ...
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Thunderbird Lightning: Customize colors and fonts of tasks list (userChrome.css)?

To better organize my tasks I would like to customize my tasks list in Thunderbird Lightning: Color tasks according to category. Done by add-on Chromatask. Works fine. The tasks over the due date ...
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Thunderbird Add-on "Lightning": What is the difference between "Event" and "Task"?

If creating some date: When should I use Event instead of Task and the other way around? I saw that Task is also supporting start time and due time. Why does that make sense? When do I use which of ...
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Can't dismiss Google Calendar reminders

I'm using Thunderbird with Lightning and can't dismiss Google Calendar reminders. I click on dismiss and nothing happens. Calendar is not read-only. I've got this kind of errors in "Error Console" ...
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Hide tasks for some (subscribed) calendars in Thunderbird/Lightning

At work I subscribed all my colleagues' calendars to be able to see their appointments and free times for scheduling purposes. But every time I show one of these calendars, Lightning will also show ...
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Cannot dismiss certain reminders in lightning/thunderbird

I'm using Thunderbird's Lightning addon to manage my calendars. I've been running into an issue where certain calendar events simply refuse to be dismissed for several days. They usually end up ...
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Can I hide the default "mail" tab in Thunderbird?

I'm only using Thunderbird for its calendar (Lightning). However, it still insists on showing the default mail Inbox tab, despite me having no use for it. Is it possible to close this tab, or at ...
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Can't stop automatic Thunderbird updates (TB & LIghtning incompatible)

It seems Thunderbird (currently 38.6.0 on Windows 8.1 64bit on an Acer laptop) is still automagically updating itself, although I've already set the update policy from "ask" to "never". Not ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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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+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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Import Thunderbird Lightning Calendar events and tasks into new environment

My Ubuntu-installation stopped working correctly, but I managed to make a copy of my personal files. Now I'm trying to setup Thunderbird + Lightning on an another computer (Windows 7). Mail no problem,...
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Data not recognized in transferred Thunderbird profile

I transferred the Thunderbird profile from a Debian Wheezy installation to a Mint 17 installation. Thunderbird recognizes the add-ins and layout preferences in the profile, but not any of the user ...
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Can I create arbitrary custom calendar colours in Thunderbird/Lighting?

In Thunderbird/Lightning you select from a limited range of custom colours by right-clicking on the calendar and selecting Properties. However, is it possible to make a calendar an arbitrary colour ...
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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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Sync a single Google Calendar with CalDav

At work we use Mozilla Thunderbird with Lightning plugin to manage our calendar, and I want to sync with my Google Calendar account. The problem is that in my Google Calendar account, I have 3 ...
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How can I link my Lightning (Thunderbird) and my Office365 calendars?

My organization has recently started using Office365. I hooked up to it for email, using IMAP and SMTP, no problem (except that it's slow). Now I want to have my Lightning calendar linked to it 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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Increase Calendar Refresh Interval Beyond Defaults in Thunderbird/Lightning

Thunderbird/Lightning offers 5 different time intervals for refreshing remote calendars, between "Every Minute" and "Every 60 Minutes". But, my work requires me to have over a dozen remote calendars, ...
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How to fix short event rendering in thunderbird lightning

When I add multiple 15 minute events in the same hour to lightning, it renders them as if the are overlapping (see image). On another pc, this isn't a problem (the events are the full column size) Is ...
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How do I export ALL calendars in Mozilla lightning

I have seen singular versions of this but I was wondering if I could easily export ALL calendars into one file. I have about 20-30 calendars... Thunderbird 17.0.2 Ligntning 1.9 Mac OS X SL
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Get link to an IMAP mail from within Thunderbird?

When dragging&dropping a mail from Thunderbird to e.g. Firefox, a link for the mail (in the address bar of firefox) is displayed. Any way to get this link from within Thunderbird? (One can use ...
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How Should I Share Thunderbird-Lightning-Tasks Between Workstations?

I originally submitted this here, but I don't expect a reply. After migrating a company from MS Exchange server to Google Apps, I had a hard time finding a comparable replacement for Outlook's "Tasks"...
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Can't set calendar reminder in Thunderbird

I am using the Provider for Google Calendar add on to add my Google calendars into the Lightning calendar add on for Thunderbird. I am able to setup reminders for calendar events that I create, but if ...
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Accept and Decline button missing in thunderbird when receiving an invitation

I'm using Thunderbird 12.0.1 with the following add-ons for the calendar: Lightning 1.4 Provider for Google calendar 0.9 I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04 When I receive an event invitation from ...
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How do I make Thunderbird add events from Exchange invites to my Google Calender

I've set-up Thunderbird, Lightning and the Google Bi-directional Calender provider and it's all working fine. I can manually add events to either calender and also access the Google calender via the ...
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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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Thunderbird Lightning not able to show shared google calendars?

I was wonder if someone could help me out, I've set up Google calendars so that i can access another persons calendar and it sync's to my android phone beautifully, i can see both my events and the ...
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I added Google Calendars to Thunderbird, but they aren't appearing in the Day or Week view

After installing Lightning 1.05b, I installed the Google Calendar provider v0.8 in Thunderbird 6.0.2, and then added 3 Google Calendars, using the XML URL. Only one of them appeared in the calendar's ...
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How to search for tasks and events in Mozilla Lightning/Thunderbird?

I can't find this function nowhere yet reading this post from ssitter in Integrate Unifinder into Lightning as it is in Sunbird bug in Mozilla's Bugzilla it looks like it was already implemented 3 ...
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Make an event recur based on "the last full weekend"

I'd like to set up a recurring event so that I don't have to re-create one every year. However, the recurrence of the event is not something that can easily be handled by the calendar's built-in ...
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Sync Thunderbird/Lightning contacts, tasks, calendars with GroupDAV?

I would like to sync my Thunderbird/Lightning contacts, tasks, and calendars with a Citadel groupware server. The Citadel server requires the GroupDAV protocol to sync. What do I need to do to make ...
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Lightning extension for x86_64 Thunderbird 3.1.10?

I've installed the Thunderbird 3.1.10 package in latest Arch Linux x86_64. However, it seems that the Lightning calendar extension doesn't work in this 64-bit operating system with 64-bit Thunderbird (...
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Migrating from Outlook (Win) to Thunderbird (Linux) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Office 2010 to Thunderbird migration My WinXP home computer recently got hit with some malware due to a browser vulnerability in Java Quick Start, and I finally decided to ...
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Sync calendars over LAN?

I need access to my father's calendar on Outlook, so I suggested that we put his calendar in a shared folder on our LAN. Problem is, I use Thunderbird(Lightning extension) and he uses Outlook, so his ...
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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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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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How do I get Outlook (via Exchange) to accept Thunderbird/Lightning meeting requests?

Lightning/1.0b1 addon to Thunderbird/3.0.4 has no problem accepting Meeting Requests sent from my network Outlook session. However, Meeting Requests sent to an email address hosted on a POP server ...
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How do I export calendar events in Mozilla lightning

How do I export calendar events in Mozilla Lightning? I'm using Thunderbird 3.0.4. (Sorry for such a basic question, but clicking on "Help contents" takes me to http://support.mozillamessaging.com/...
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