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Where do I see my private pcp key with thunderbird and Enigmail (MAC)

I'm new in all of this and it's so hard I'm using the updated version of thunderbird so the blog that I learned it's not updated, sorry if you guys don't understand I already know how to copy my ...
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Thunderbird - show label/folder of message

As you may guess, this is another Gmail labels + Thunderbird question. However, I didn't find any answer to my doubt. I have configured a lot of Filters on the Gmail web interface that automatically ...
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How to delete/remove a Thunderbird account and keep all e-mails from it

We cancelled an account with a server provider and of course lost some e-mail addresses. For example webmaster@oldplace.com It was configured in TB as a POP account, and outgoing as SMTP. The ...
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Stop Thunderbird from converting replies to plain text for only certain context?

Using Thunderbird 68.7.0, when I reply to some, but not all, of my regular contacts, their message is quoted as plain-text format > This was the > the message instead of as HTML. This can ...
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How can I link to an e-mail stored in thunderbird from emacs org mode?

When using emacs org mode I sometimes refer to e-mails managed by thunderbird in linux. Is there way to link to the e-mail directly from emacs org mode? I.e. that if I click on the link, the e-mail ...
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thunderbird crash on start-up on Debian in libxul.so after opening /dev/shm

I am unable to get Thunderbird to start-up on my Debian machine. The thunderbird package is from "buster". I have never tried to get it working before -- this is the first time. Firefox works fine. ...
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Automatically remove tag when message is replied to

Is there a way to create/configure a tag that gets automatically removed when a message is replied to? Right now I'm using one of the two options which require additional manual work: Read mail, tag ...
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Thunderbird: generic filter rule for any Discourse Forum software based mail

I wish to create a generic filter rule for any Discourse Forum software based mail. I visit a few forum with different domains, etc. The filter should catch all discussions and the [xxx Forum] ...
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Meeting invitation email from Microsoft teams on Thunderbird / Ubuntu without date / time info

When I receive an email from a team which is using MS Teams for collaboration, in my Ubuntu / Thunderbird, I can see the meeting link, phone number, conference ID etc. But I cannot find the date and ...
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What to keep/copy from a Thunderbird profile?

During my last years of using Mozilla Thunderbird for my E-Mailing, I always copied my whole profile folder to a new computer or a reinstalled system, which worked fairly well. I use the Lightning ...
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Mixed-language dictionaries for Thunderbird?

I am frequently writing Emails, where German and English parts are mixed within a single email. Is it possible to get Spell-Checking that doesn't require manually switching languages all the time? ...
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Moving Thunderbird email setup from win10 to Linux Ubuntu

As the title say. I need to move my whole Thunderbird setup to Linux Ubuntu. I want to move the whole setup with Mail and News accounts. Can I move the Config files ? Would the T-bird Linux version ...
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How to remove suggested accounts from Thunderbird's dropdown list of From: accounts?

I am a Thunderbird email client user. I recently changed my ISP and therefore the email addresses. From wikipedia: An email address such as John.Smith@example.com is made up of a local-part, an @ ...
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How to change default Inbox destination of a Thunderbird notification click?

If I click the new email Thunderbird system tray bubble notification, I am, by default, taken to the Inbox folder. Can I change it so that it takes me to the All Mail folder instead? If so, how can ...
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Thunderbird just deleted all my past mails

I have configured Thunderbird to synchronize for mails for last 90 days. It has gone ahead and deleted older mails from my server in GMAIL. I also used the compact option. I also configured the ...
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Some images broken in Thunderbird but suppressed/removed in Gmail

I'm subscribed to an IMAP Gmail account in Thunderbird. The Allow remote content in messages is enabled in Options. But, some email images (not all) in Thunderbird show a broken image icon along with ...
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When composing an email in Thunderbird, how can I hide the table handles?

My emails need to look good on various clients, so I'm using tables. I found the red lines delineating the table structure quite distracting, so I hid them by inserting CSS rules in usercontent.css. ...
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How to quickly search for files when adding attachments in Thunderbird?

When attaching files in Thunderbird the Windows Explorer appears which includes the search bar. In Mac OS, using the search bar is very quick and you can search over the file system, so it's easy to ...
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Thunderbird TBsync keeps forgetting credentials for Nextcloud CalDav-calendar

I have added my Nextclouds calendar to Thunderbird (68.7.0 (64-Bit)) via the TBsync (2.12) and "Provider for CalDAV & CardDAV" (1.12) addons on Debian (4.19.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.98-1). It ...
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Postfix Dovecot Pi server cant connect to email client even though it can send and receive emails

I followed the sam hobbs tutorial for setting up a postfix dovecot email server on a pi and with quite a bit of research and trouble i got my pi server running (can send and receive emails), but i ...
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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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Clicking on .ical files and importing it to lightning for integration with zoom

With zoom meetings determining our everyday life, I want to import what zoom produces into thunderbirds calendar lightning. The ical ending is registered with thunderbird, so when the system sees the ....
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Thunderbird - How to search for emails sent only to me, there could be cc, but no other people in to list

The email header should be: To: my_name:@abc.com CC: someothers@def.com ; someoneelse@ghi.com I should be the only person in the To List: Motivation : WHy I want this: In the work context, This ...
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Backup only certain year-dated e-mails in Outlook.com e-mails with Thunderbird/similar

I am nearing my Outlook.com 50Gb limit. I have already cleared out any e-mails that won't be important to have available for reference for at least a few more years. While it will be annoying having ...
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How do I reorder 'tags' in Thunderbird?

I'm putting this here for others to find since it has been bugging me for years and I've only just now found a workable answer that isn't a plugin which stops working when Thunderbird is upgraded. ...
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How do I reset my SMTP password?

After working for about three weeks, I finally got back the Thunderbird account that I thought was lost. Everything is fine except sending emails. Every time I send an email, a password is requested ...
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Prevent Gmail messages from being displayed several times in Thunderbird's conversation view

Thunderbird has some support for Gmail's labels (where a message can be assigned several labels, hence be duplicated in several IMAP folders). It apparently won't download a message more than once, ...
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Problems while moving data of Thunderbird

I would like to move my Thunderbird settings and data to a new computer. I am using the method described HERE, and I remember I managed to do it before like this. It seems like everything is copied ...
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Template as file using Thunderbird?

I'm in the process of streamlining sending out standardized emails for different clients, such as invoices, reminders and emails customized to customer needs. In each email, I want to save the clients ...
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Anybody know of a way to change the message-list and folder-list fonts in Thunderbird 68?

I'm in the process of migrating my work Mac from Mojave on its internal HDD to Catalina on a USB3.1 SSD. I've just learned that "Theme Font & Size Changer" don't bloody work on T-Bird 68 (sounds ...
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Anybody know of a way to disable keybindings in Thunderbird 68?

I'm in the process of migrating my work Mac from Mojave on its internal HDD to Catalina on a USB3.1 SSD. I've just learned that Dorando Keyconfig don't bloody work on T-Bird 68 (sounds like a Ford!) ...
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Cannot find key of PGP bot

I'm trying to configure Thunderbird with Enigmail following the Email Self-Defence Guide, but I cannot find the public key of GnuPG bot. email: edward-en@fsf.org
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Thunderbird: Copy my current email address to clipboard

Good day, can anybody help me to copy my current email address to clipboard? I can't find button (see pic) or option or shortcut or hotkey enter image description here
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Thunderbird duplicating messages with GMail IMAP

This old post says the issues with Gmail IMAP and Thunderbird are solved, but I'm still getting duplicates using Thunderbird 68.4.1 on Xubuntu. This more recent post shows another user with the ...
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Browse a Thunderbird mailstorage file?

I am using Thunderbird respectively Icedove for Mail. For every box (inbox, outbox, sent, ...) there is a file. If I open it with an editor I can find the mails inside. I can see mail- and mime-...
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Remote (IMAP) drafts not deleted when the message is sent

I've got 2 accounts that use imap-mail.outlook.com/smtp-mail.outlook.com: A personal one A work/school one The work/school one has an issue where any drafts that are saved (both manually and ...
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Can you configure the Thunderbird data root folder to be a different folder than %AppData%\Thunderbird\?

I am after changing the root of where Thunderbird finds all the user's data (profiles includes) Currently it is specified on Windows as %AppData%\Thunderbird\ At its root there is profiles.ini which ...
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Connecting email client to address on old server

I am planning on moving my client's web & email hosting to a different company (their current one is too unreliable). To handle their email, my plan is to: Register account with new hosting ...
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Thunderbird + Lighting auto-accept invites

Is it possible to setup Thunderbird to automatic accept invites and placed them to calendar just like it's do in MS Outlook?
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Thunderbird with millions of gmail emails

I just tried using thunderbird hooked up to my gmail account using imap, which has at least 5 million emails in the account. Thunderbird is basically unresponsive, which isn't a huge surprise. I tried ...
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Always open search queries as time-sorted list in Thunderbird 68?

Thunderbird 68 has a useful index based search feature across all emails, which is much more convenient than using the old search interface for most queries. However, I find myself repeating the same ...
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Thunderbird mail.identity.default.use_custom_prefs option

I wanted to turn on "Delivery Status Notification" for Thunderbird. I have read here that you can do this in the config editor by setting mail.dsn.always_request_on = true mail.identity.default....
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Customize the font-size and line-distance (line height) in the Thunderbird message list and folder-list?

I have Thunderbird 68.5.0 (32-Bit) for Windows. The distance between lines in the message list and in the folder-list is too big and also the font-size in the message list and in the folder-list is ...
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How to forward Thunderbird emails to another email address [closed]

How to forward all emails that come into Thunderbird to another email address automatically?
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Email not being fowarded to google mail (gmail)

I have set up a fowarding filter in Outlook that fowards emails to Gmail. However, i am not receiving any emails in gmail. I also tried running filter on only one email, and still i am not seing it in ...
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Thunderbird saves multiple local copies of emails that are tagged with multiple gmail labels

I have Thunderbird v. 68.5.0 set up with a gmail-account via IMAP. Unlike claimed here thunderbird-and-gmail, in my case Thunderbird saves an email multiple times if that email has multiple labels ...
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Thunderbird: How to empty the from field by default when writing mail?

I use some different accounts in Thunderbird and switch a lot between them. Sometimes I find myself reading mail from one account and suddenly thinking of sending an email not related to what I am ...
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What is the proper way to archive a Thunderbird mailbox

The credentials of my former job have become invalid but I'd like to keep the mailbox content among my other functional e-mail accounts. I've disabled synchronization for this account. However ...
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How to disable the junk mail filter in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird through Firefox and I would like to disable the junk folder completely. A lot of my mail goes to junk folder and I don’t want it there. I have tried all suggestions given in ...
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Thunderbird does not reopen mails after profile migration

I have migrated the Thunderbird Profile folder from my Windows 7 computer to a new Windows 10 computer (which in reality is a Parallels VM with Windows 10 Home x-64 on my MacBook Pro). When I opened ...

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