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

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Can I send emails to two different email clients from one mail server?

I currently have the Thunderbird email client on my Mac, which my business email goes to. Is there anyway of sending mail from my mail server to Office365 as well as Thunderbird? I'm not talking about ...
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Thunder Address Book Entries Gone

I recently had to install a new hard drive in my desktop. After restoring all files from Carbonite, all was okay except the addresses in my Address folder in Thunderbird were missing. Carbonite Tech ...
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Restoring Thunderbird mails from data file

I have a file without an ending. It's 500 mb in size. When I open it using WordPad, I can clearly see messages in this file, for example. From - Thu Sep 14 21:48:24 2006 X-Account-Key: account2 X-...
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Thunderbird suddenly can't fetch mail due to server connection timed out

From one day to another suddenly Thunderbird couldn't fetch mail anymore. Sending email (smtp) works fine, but fetching the mail gets stuck at "connecting to server...." and eventually results in "...
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how to export the one contact from thunderbird to vcf?

Thunderbird 52.6.0 (32-bit) I need to exprot the one (only one!) contact from Thunderbird adress book to the one .vcf-file ("one Person === one file"). How I can to do this?
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How can I create an HTML mail that loads an image from an external server?

I want to create an HTML mail that embeds an image. However, I don't want Thunderbird to inline this image in any way. Rather, the image, located on a web server, should be loaded from this web server ...
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Thunderbird/Firefox Centralized Management. Move prefs.js to another location

I'd like to have centralized management of Thunderbird/Firefox profiles of all users in my company. They already have installed and manually configured Thunderbird profiles on their PCs(running ...
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Reapply labels for email reply / forwards

I am using the labelling / tagging (I do not know the exact translation, it's "Schlagwörter" in German) of Thunderbird to filter my mails. When I reply to an email or forward it, I would like to ...
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Disable a Hyperlink in Thunderbird

I have a green website address in my signature to stay consistent with the logo, but when clients receive it, it's blue and underlined. I removed the underlining and changed links to green, but that ...
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Can Thunderbird auto-click “email confirmation” emails?

I'm very new to using Thunderbird on XUbuntu. I'm learning about filters, plugins, etc. It would save a lot of time for me in the long run if Thunderbird could open email confirmation links. For ...
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questions about radicale setup

I am trying to migrate a set of CalDAV files from an older server to a new one (with a different set of accounts/usernames). Where do I find a useful description of the files in the "collections" tree?...
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Thunderbird doesn’t allow archiving some mails

Thunderbird’s Archived Messages feature allows to move mails into the "Archives" folder by clicking the Archive button or pressing the a key. For some of my mails, this doesn’t work. For these mails, ...
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Is there a way to let Enigmail automatically use the passphrase to unlock my key that's stored in keypass?

I use Enigmail in Thunderbird to send encrypted messages and sign messages with my own key. From an user-experience standpoint I would like to spend less time entering my passphrase to unlock the key. ...
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Allow remote content in multiple mails at once

In Thunderbird's "Options > Privacy", "Allow remote content in messages" is unchecked. Which is the default, and strongly advisable. So, in my mails I often see the yellow banner: To protect your ...
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How do I import a public key that my friend stored in keybase.io into Thunderbird?

I want to encrypt my emails. Fortunately, my friend uploaded his public key to keybase.io. I installed Thunderbird and Enigmail and uploaded my own public key. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be as ...
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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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Thunderbird finds a message but fails to open it

I have a problem with Thunderbird, which finds my e-mails but sometimes fails to open them from search results. For instance, I have this e-mail (screenshot 1) which I can locate manually by date. ...
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Prevent Thunderbird from automatically marking messages as read when deleted?

I prefer to manually mark new messages as read, to avoid accidentally having an important message go unnoticed or be misplaced. To this end, I have disabled the option which automatically marks ...
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Character sequence “�” being inserted into messages by Outlook 2007

Email messages between my wife and I have recently started being corrupted by the insertion of the character sequence "�" into messages. This appears to be an encoding issue. This question on SO ...
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Want to close compose window without being asked about saving a draft

Suppose I'm composing a message and then decide to scrap it. I want to be able to quickly close the compose window without being asked Message has not been sent. Do you want to save the message ...
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Thunderbird 52.5.2 Calendar 'Provider for Google' (Windows)

CONTEXT Attempting to troubleshoot why a fresh install of Thunderbird 52.5.2 outfitted with 'Provider for Google Calnder 3.3' is unable to write to Google Calendar. QUESTION The screenshot below ...
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Thunderbird cannot decrypt message even though it has the private key

I have sent an encrypted email and a CC to myself, also encrypted, using Thunderbird as email client and the hotmail SMTP server for delivery. I have then received the email message and at first ...
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Want default font in thunderbird to stick

I have just upgraded Thunderbird to 52.1.0 (32 bit) from a much smaller number. I used to be able to compose all messages and replies in my default font of Calibri. Now I'm getting Times sometimes. ...
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Can't start Thunderbird: No protocol specified

I'm on Debian testing (buster), and I'm getting an error when starting Thunderbird. It's weird, cause I can start Firefox and other X applications with no problem. Here's the error: $ thunderbird No ...
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How to make a more complex global search in Thunderbird?

In Thunderbird you can do a complex search with strg+shift+f, but just for each account. Besides, there is a global search field in the top bar where you can search for keywords in all accounts. But ...
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Remove — before email signature in Thunderbird (MacOS)

Is it possible to remove the double dash (--) prior to an email signature in Thunderbird on MacOS? I searched both here and around the web, and everything I found was very old and no longer useful. I ...
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How to hide Thunderbird's name from remote IMAP-server?

Apparently, IMAP-protocol has its own version of User-Agent and Thunderbird, for example, proudly identifies itself as such -- and also supplies its version -- every time it logs-in. For example, here ...
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Cannot get notification icon to appear for Thunderbird

I am using Mozilla Thunderbird 52.5.0 32-bit on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine. An envelope icon used to appear in the Windows Task Tray when a new email came in, and remain there until I looked at new ...
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Where to change the “From” settings?

In the Thunderbird account settings I've specified the following: Your name: John Doe (My Company Name) Mail address: info@mydomain.com Reply-To: info@mydomain.com Outgoing server: Use Standard ...
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How to disable“ ”new message from" from popping up in Thunderbird (on a mac mini)

Whenever I get an incoming email in Thunderbird, a box pops up at the corner of my screen saying "...new message from..." The box sits over the icon to delete the message. I cannot close the box. So,...
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Thunderbird cannot open attachments under Linux any more after updating

I use Debian unstable. After updating the system, Thunderbird suddenly cannot open attachments any more -- nothing happens at all, but the file is stored in /tmp/mozilla.... Usually, evince would open ...
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Thunderbird: Use of master password with OAuth2

I've been using Thunderbird for many years now and I had enabled the use of a master password to protect my account passwords. Now all of my accounts are using OAuth2 authentication. Is the use of a ...
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How to keep a dead mail account in Thunderbird

I run 20+ different accounts on Thunderbird for work. One of our commercial providers has just stopped service. So every time I run "Get All New Messages", I get an annoying pop-up warning "Failed to ...
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Restore Enigmail Private Keys from file system on Ubuntu

I want to restore my private OpenPGP keys from a deja-dup backup of the file-system the old Ubuntu installation was running on. The backup is already extracted and as I understood from here my keys ...
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Thunderbird changes the size of attachment

I want to send an email with an attached pdf file using Thunderbird. The file is about 15~16MB, but Thunderbird shows it as having 21MB: This prevents the mail to be sent: Any ideas what can be ...
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How can I ask Thunderbird to show remote content “only once”?

I'm using Thunderbird 52.0 on a Windows 10 x64 machine, in case it's relevant. I got a newsletter that I usually don't bother reading (therefore marked as junk), but, for this time only, I'd like to ...
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Today I receive mail with following text as subject: Т̺̞̐̂̒́̿е̱̠̝̯л̥е̠̗͍̭̩͑ͪ̑фо̤̗̠̊̃͌̐͐ͧн͎̲͍̊̋̉ͮ̓̇ъͮ͋ͣͧ̚̚т̱͔̹̽ ̟͗ͤ̅͛т̣͔̔̅ͅи̲̺͎͖̻̻ͨͨ ̗̹̹̖ͮͫ̅̎̄с̝͉̮̤̩̑̏̌͌̂ͪе͍͇̩̣͇̠ͪͅ ...
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How to reserve meeting rooms with desktop calender application and Google Calendar

Has anyone been able to set up Evolution or Thunderbird/Lightning so that they can integrate with Google Calendar (in a corporate setting) to reserve meeting rooms? I believe this would require access ...
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Both Thunderbird (52.4.0) & Outlook (15.39) on macOS High Sierra (10.13.1) won't open links in browser

When I click on a link in either Thunderbird or Outlook, it will briefly flash a new Chrome icon in my Dock, but when I switch over to Chrome from Thunderbird, there is only a blank new window - not a ...
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How I can prevent users from installing Firefox addons?

Previously it was a options in about:config called xpinstall.enable and you just need to change True/False. In newer versions of firefox I don't see it. Also I saw on some pc's when you try to enter ...
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Following Up Sent Messages on Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird (52.4.0). Occasionally, after sending an email to someone, I want to add more to that email before they reply. To do this, I simply go to my Sent emails, click on appropriate email ...
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Thunderbird (52.4.0) : Calendar not using system's timezone

I am frequently travelling between timezones. Have recently started using TB and its calendar. Today I missed an appointment because the time of that appointment was shown in home timezone while I was ...
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gpg2 migration from ubuntu to fedora leads to missing secret key

I'm using gnupg with thunderbird via enigmail. Everything is up and running fine on my notebook with ubuntu (kubuntu). Now I tried transfering my keys and settings to my new system running fedora. ...
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Thunderbird is checking mail periodically, even this feature is turned off

I use thunderbird very heavily many years, updating the app, keeping the profile dir for years. The problem is, on any account, even new, I uncheck all checkboxes, especially "Check on startup" and "...
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How can I filter emails by IP in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird for my email. As of lately, I'm constantly receiving plenty of spam from the same block of IP addresses. I cannot block them at the firewall (neither my own PC's firewall, nor the ...
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Thunderbird - How to filter spam by title?

The spam filter in Thunderbird does not work at all. I always mark spam e-mails since weeks as spam, but I get the same spam e-mails over and over again (how long does Thunderbird needs to be 'trained'...
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How can I make the GMail/ IMAP folder contents less conspicuous in Thunderbird?

If you access a GMail account via IMAP (using Thunderbird), you'll notice that there's a GMail/ folder that you haven't created, and more specifically, the GMail/All Mail folder gets a copy of every ...
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Where are Thunderbird/CardBook log files stored?

I am trying to debug a problem with the Thunderbird CardBook extension connecting to a CardDav server. The CardBook configuration allows me to configure Debug Mode (turned it on) and the number of ...
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Will reinstalling Thunderbird restore AOL account?

Using Thunderbird 52.3.0 on Windows 10. My Thunderbird installation includes three AOL Imap accounts. One of them, inexplicably, no longer connects. (I get the "Enter Password" dialog, followed by "...
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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" ...