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Questions tagged [thunderbird]

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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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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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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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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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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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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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Thunderbird (52.7.0) message filter based on whether Reply-to address is in address book

Is there a way to create a filter based on whether a Reply-to address is in my address book? I managed to add the Reply-to option to the drop-down of things to filter by. But the drop-down to set the ...
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How to have two or more Email accounts under the Get Message button in Thunderbird v52?

I have an Email account with my primary ISP but I want add a Gmail account. How do you do that so you can get messages form either account when you click the get Messages button?
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How to automatically move a message in thunderbird to the folder containing the rest of the thread

To keep my mails in thunderbird (currently v45.2) organized, I move them to various subfolders manually. Now, when a new mail for an already existing thread arrives, it would be nice if I don't have ...
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Why does using Enigmail with Icedove on Debian fail if I don't start gpg-agent manually?

I'm using Icedove on a Debian Sid installation, and now I try to use Enigmail with it. But I encounter some issues: I had to create my keys with gpg2 instead of Enigmail, because it didn't want to ...
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Don't show incoming mail notification for filtered emails in Thunderbird

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 notifications ...
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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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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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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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Thunderbird - show starred messages above thread pane?

I'd like to show starred emails at the top of the thread pane, without having to click a filter or perform a search (even a saved one) - much like Gmail with priority/starred inbox. I've searched the ...
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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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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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Thunderbird 3: can't change column width?

I recently installed Thunderbird 3.0.3. Just noticed a suboptimal UI setting: in the upper pane, which lists the e-mails in the current folder, the Date column is about 200px wide. So when I keep the ...
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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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Add an additional row to every message / thread in the message list / thread pane in Thunderbird

I'm trying to modify the thread pane (also known as the message list) in Thunderbird so that every item there has two rows (the goal is to make more space for long subjects). Here's the default ...
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Thunderbird version of Outlook's Conversation Cleanup (remove earlier msgs in thread)?

Outlook has a "Conversation Clean Up" function that deletes redundant emails in a thread, keeping only the last message that contains the text of earlier ones -- in other words, contains the whole ...
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Using thunderbird for sending emails over command line

When I receive orders I handle them in an admin tool. When processed, I launch thunderbird with command line, so it opens up email windows with prefille subject, to, from, body and file attachment. I ...
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Group by discussion without tree in Thunderbird

Is it possible to group messages by discussion (with keep sorting by date) without tree? In other words: limit discussion tree by 2 (1 level - top message, 2 level - all other messages in selected ...
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Change date format of e-mail header in Thunderbird

I'm using the operating system, Ubuntu 15.10. How do I change the date format of the e-mail/message header in Thunderbird from what it is now, e.g., Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:22:07 -0800, to e.g., Mon, ...
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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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thunderbirds scrolls back to a selected folder

I have just installed Thunderbird on Windows and added 2 imap accounts. Those 2 imap accounts contains a lot of folders, so there is a scrollbar in the menu to the left. So far so god. But if I ...
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How to wrap the subject line in Thunderbird?

In vertical view, for sake of readability, I'd like to wrap the subject line. Instead of having: Jane Doo | A very long ... | 6/6/2015 I'd like to read Jane Doo | A very long | 6/6/2015 ...
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Why can I see a bcc recipient in a received e-mail?

I'm quite confused about this. I received an email today where the bcc recipient is visible: Header: Return-Path: xxxxxxx Received: from xxxx ([xxxx]) by xxxxx (xxxx) with ESMTPS (Nemesis) id xxxxx ...
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Sort mails by 3 criteria on Thunderbird

I would like to sort my mails by 3 criteria, on this order : Date (new mails up the list) Read state (unread messages upper) "Starred" (starred messages at the uppest) But it seems that it is ...
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Thunderbird hanging on 'Sending login information' with Gmail IMAP

We have a couple of Windows 7 desktops running the latest version of Thunderbird. They are trying to connect to Gmail via IMAP, which has worked fine up until today. One of the desktops now seems to ...
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Changing text and background colors only for plain text emails in Thunderbird

I managed to tune Thunderbird to darker scheme for everything except the messages, so it looks like this: I tried changing colors for messages in Options - Display - Colour, but regardless of Allow ...
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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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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. ...
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How to move starred and unread messages to top without destroying the order by date (descending)?

I'm trying to order my messages in my thunderbird inboxes and have multiple issues. I want to oder my mails like the following: Importent (starred) messages should always stay on top. Unread ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird chat contact search

Is there any way to search contacts in the chat tab of Thunderbird. I'm referring to the left pane in the chats tab that includes both, conversations and contact lists.
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Is it possible to have Thunderbird-like local folders in claws-mail?

I like using claws-mail with an IMAP email account, but I need a way to move mail from my size-limited inbox to a local folder and still be able to search through it. Is this possible using a local ...
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S/MIME email Public Certificate?

Is there a way to create a public certificate for a S/MIME email certificate? I would like to share the public key on my website so people can send me encrypted emails. However I can only find "...
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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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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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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 C:\users\username\AppData\Roaming\...
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How to show unread email count next to collapsed account?

As I have many email accounts in my Thunderbird side panel, I have to scroll if I'd like to see all accounts in expanded state. Many of these accounts rarely receive emails so it would be ok to ...
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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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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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Thunderbird dashboard style add-on

I was wondering if anyone knew an extension for Mozilla Thunderbirds which gives you a dashboard and sums up what's going on. New Messages for each account lightning tasks/events for the day Looking ...