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Free email client from the Thunderbird community. Specify your version number when asking.

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Bulk edit emails header

I have a bunch of emails in my Outlook (OST file) that have these headers (among others, obviously): From: "FNAME LNAME" Sender: "FNAME LNAME" <email@domain.tld> I would like to replace the ...
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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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Can no longer update Thunderbird colours using userChrome.css

A few months back I used the userChrome.css file to specify text colour and background colours in Thunderbird. I now want to make further changes but nothing I do has any effect on the colours. Is ...
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Where does Thunderbird store the expand/collapse icons for threaded messages?

I recently resolved this issue but that left me with missing icons in threaded view in thunderbird. My broken machine has a threaded view that looks like this: But it should look like this: So the ...
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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 to import e-mail from Opera to Thunderbird

I have the mail folder of an Opera (12, Linux) installation long gone, with 3.6GiB of e-mail data. Even Opera Mail is not available anymore, so I don't think I have a chance to directly open those e-...
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Is there StackOverflow flavored markdown for Thunderbird?

Currently I am using Thunderbird quite frequently to send and receive code blocks, sometimes with debug information. Is there StackOverflow flavored markdown for Thunderbird?
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Can't upload public PGP/GPG key to OpenSKS server

So I have an Intranet that won't be connected to the Internet when in use, and one of the functionalities I need is the ability to send and receive encrypted emails. I chose to use an OpenSKS server ...
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How to save emails from Thunderbird as .eml

Thunderbird officially supports the format .eml-file but I am not able to save mails into this format. Please advise how to do this.
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Thunderbird 3 - leave messages on server option

I just installed a new Thunderbird 3 on a few computers and immediately saw that I could not find the "Leave messages on server" option... can anyone point that out to me? On my personal PC I ...
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How do I restore Thunderbird email under Linux?

I have both a .thunderbird and a .mozilla-thunderbird from an existing installation. I installed Thunderbird 3.0b3 under Fedora 11, but it doesn't seem to see the email in either of those ...
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How to delete mail from server after download with IMAP using Thunderbird?

I would like for my webmail to delete my mail after Thunderbird downloads it (I have it set to IMAP not POP; correction from original wording), so that I will only be storing my mail on my machine. ...
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Configure Thunderbird to access Office 365 LDAP addressbook

I have already configured Thunderbird on Win10 to access my Office 365 account. Sending and receiving mail (via IMAP) works, and TB shows correctly the subscribed folders. Now I'd like to configure ...
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How to search for e-mails containing a substring in Received-header?

I'd like to find if a particular relay was used to spam me before and have followed this advice to search through the Received-header. Thunderbird insists, no such messages exist -- even though I'm ...
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How to Auto-Upload Mails in Local Folders to Gmail Folders in Thunderbird?

I have an account in Thunderbird that is connected to Gmail for Work through IMAP(OAuth2). I was trying to migrate 25,000+ emails from local hard disk to Local folders. Then from local folders I ...
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Optionally show remote images in Thunderbird's “Simple HTML” view

I use the "Simple HTML" mode in Thunderbird, not for security reasons, but because I want simple HTML (for example, I want the text to fill the full width of the image). However, it seems that the "...
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Get all To: emails in Thunderbird

I sent an email to a fair few amount of people and need to send another one to those same people. I know I can just open the email in a new window and just write out the tos, but it seems pretty ...
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How do I make Thunderbird automatically mark as spam all emails which have any emoji characters in subject line?

This year I've started receiving spam emails which are very easily identified by containing emoji symbols in the subject title. I tried filtering them one by one, but the spammers just keep using new ...
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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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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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Why are Inbox messages being moved into Trash?

I have turned OFF all message filter instructions, yet even after restarts, Thunderbird is moving messages to 'Trash'. This has been happening for a week or so. Ref: Thunderbird 60.3.1 32 bit on my ...
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Thunderbird w/ Webmail

Is there anything that's basically a webUI for thunderbird? I've been keeping my mail in thunderbird for years now, but I'd rather be able to pull mail from ISPs/Gmail/etc. and combine them in 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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Import folders from Thunderbird to gmail?

I've been using Thunderbird for a while to manage my email, with a POP server, where all the messages are downloaded to my local machine, and then I sort them into folders. Now I want to migrate to ...
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How can I Paste a local file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird using Ctrl+V?

How can I Paste a local file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird using Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V ? I know that I can add an attachment in dragging a file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird and dropping it in ...
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How can I keep my mails on my PC, but delete from the server regularly?

I want to keep all the mails on my PC, but want to delete all the mails which are 10 or more days old. I am using Thunderbird as my mail client. Is there any option to do that? Please help guys. ...
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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 trigger Thunderbird to reapply account setting?

To reduce the storage size of my email account in Thunderbird, according to https://www.lifewire.com/less-mail-imap-accounts-thunderbird-1173100, I checked the checkbox at Tools > Account Settings > (...
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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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Can't load my thunderbird exisisting profile after upgrade Thunderbird to 60.3 on Xubuntu 16.04.5

I have Thunderbird installed in /opt directory (I installed it few years ago in this directory) but now with a new Thunderbird upgrade I can't see any of my emails and account stored in /home/username/...
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Force Thunderbird to open new child windows on screen center

I have a mulitmonitor setting and Thunderbird opens it's child windows outer view since the last update. One monitor is also connected to a KVM switch. After switching through the clients, one ...
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Keep GUI application running after VNC logoff

i got myself a cheap "emailserver" by installing Thunderbird with a lot of filters on a raspberry pi. My Idea was to forward all my emails to a single email adress and filter spam as well es specific ...
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Thunderbird: How to move CalDAV/CardDAV Connections from one Machine to another?

On my main machine I am running Thunderbird with Lightning and have several CalDAV calendars connected. Furthermore there is also a CardDAV address book hooked up. How can I transfer those CalDAV and ...
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Migrate from Outlook Contacts (Address Book) to something with rich text in Notes [closed]

In the Contacts (Address Book) part of Outlook for Mac 2011, I use rich text formatting (including links) for Notes. I'd like to migrate away from Microsoft to something that is open source. From ...
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Thunderbird: Compose Message and set font-size for all (pasted) text

I am sure I am not the only one with this problem: When you write an email in Thunderbird v24.4 and you paste text copied from a website, the different formatting will appear as well. Thus there are ...
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Thunderbird cannot connect to gmail

I am using TB 60.0 from PortableApps under Win 10. I have configured a gmail account 4 months ago, and it worked fine. Now after 4 months I open TB, and I have a connection failure, as a notification ...
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Can't connect to Exchange server with Thunderbird or K-9

I would like to connect to an Exchange server without Outlook but my configuration seems to be wrong. I was only able to connect to the server with BlueMail on my phone but I removed the app because ...
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Thunderbird does not like Google? [closed]

The Mozilla's mail client Thunderbird, that was one day a great mail client, that is suffering from functional (exchange integration missing) and design problems (especially the search is awful) does ...
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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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How to save all images embedded in email in Thunderbird?

In Thunderbird, how to save all images embedded (multipart/related MIME format) in email in one turn?
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How to disable thunderbird notification when server is down

This is not a duplicate of How to disable thunderbird notification I know how to turn off the thunderbird notification when new message has arrived. The question is, when there is no internet ...
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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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Different spellcheck dictionaries for different chats in Thunderbird?

I am trying to use Thunderbird as an IRC client. So far so good, but it seems to only remember one spellchecking dictionary, while I use different languages on different channels. Is there a way to ...
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How do I convert .eml files to PDFs?

I have almost 300 e-mails in .eml format that I need to convert or print to PDF for legal purposes. Because of that, I have some pretty specific needs: Must have page numbers. Must NOT have other ...
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Thunderbird and fiber optic upgrade

I am with ATT in Houston. Recently my neighborhood received fiber and I upgraded. I tested Internet, phone, and TV. Did not think to test email. Somehow email broke. Thunderbird takes like 30 ...
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How to use 2 CalDAV calenders (same provider) in Thunderbird (either one works, but not in parallel)

I am using Thunderbird 45.8.0 (current) on Win-10. There are 2 different calendars on 2 separate accounts on the same server (provider: 2 free mail & calendar acocunts on web.de), which a friend ...
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Thunderbird sometimes re-downloads old messages

I have configured Thunderbird to download messages through pop3 and I must leave a copy of the messages on the server inbox, so I cannot delete them from the provider. Sometimes (1 - 2 times per year)...
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How to see received email using ExQuilla

After IMAP support was removed from my school email, I found and installed ExQuilla for Thunderbird on my Windows 10 computer. It looks like it's working for sending messages, but I don't see any ...
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I accidentally sent an email to “undisclosed-recipients:;”

In Thunderbird, because it sometimes stupidly does this thing where when I forward emails, the To or CC/BCC boxes just can't be selected at all. (I think it's an extension causing it but it didn't ...
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Thunderbird Quick Filter suddenly stopped working

I use Thunderbird, the version I currently run is 24.1.0. I used to search for messages containing certain IDs or addresses with the Quick Filter, but since yesterday somehow it stopped working. I ...