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Changing “From” but not “MAIL FROM” in Thunderbird

I have an e-mail account, let's say me@server.com, which allows me to write and receive e-mails. I have also an alias, let's say me@alias.com, that redirects the e-mails written to this address to me@...
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How to: Import Office 365 emails into Thunderbird

I would like to download my emails from Office 365 into my local Thunderbird machine. I see from here I knew POP or IMAP would be my saving grace here but I couldn't find the settings for it anywhere,...
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How to get rid of language specific counterparts of Re: Fwd: etc. from Lotus Notes e-mail subjects?

It is possible to configure Lotus Notes to not use prefixes of country specific language counterparts of Re: Fwd: e.t.c. in e-mail subjects? It is possible to automagically cleanup chains: PREFIX: (...
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Always mark message in Drafts folder as read

I have a gmail account that I access from Thunderbird. When I write an email and save it as a draft, it gets saved to the Drafts folder. Good. However, this email is marked as unread in the Drafts ...
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Microsoft Outlook .pst file equivalent for the Thunderbird Mail Client?

Thunderbird is installed MacOS: 5+ email accounts. The goal is to export one of the G-mail account's for a third party to analyze in a Windows instance of Thunderbird. Once the emails are exported to ...
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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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Make the signature in Thunderbird without the dashes and in the same color like all the other text

I wanted to add a signature to my mails but I don't know how I can do it the way I want. All I want is the text I type as plain text bellow my mail but Thunderbird automatically changes font color to ...
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Configuring AOL Email in Thunderbird

I have had an AOL email account configured in Thunderbird for a long time. AOL started sending me an email recently claiming that my settings weren't secure because I wasn't using OAUTH. They linked ...
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How to store emails in each user folder on POSTFIX mail server

I am using cantos 8 i installed post-fix and dovecot for mail server. When i try to send emails to my email server, all emails going to my root folder.My post-fix main.cf file i set the mail directory ...
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Thunderbird 78 unable to decrypt multipart PGP email

A colleague of mine is unable to read GPG-encrypted emails sent to them by another member of our team via our mailing list, saying this1. The recipient, unable to read emails, is using Thunderbird v78....
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Thunderbird: how do I recover lost emails after sync

There was update on email servers and some of my emails were deleted. I logged through Thunderbird (where I store my emails locally) and it started to sync with the servers. I closed it asap, but now ...
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How can I disable reminders for tasks for a specific calendar?

In Thunderbird 68.10.0, I have subscribed to a network CalDAV calender that contains events and tasks. I do not want to see reminders for either (but only for this calendar). I unticked Show Reminders ...
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How can I prevent thunderbird to start if the profile is missing?

I don't want thunderbird to start if a profile (folder) is missing. This works in my "old" thunderbird installation (68.10.0), however on a new machine it automatically creates the missing ...
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New version of thunderbird does not sync with Gmail

I have been using Thunderbird for many years now and the other day the system upgraded to the latest version since then I am unable to get mail from my Gmail account. All existing mail has gone from ...
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Is it possible to create shortcut icons for Thunderbird?

Is it possible to create shortcut icons for frequently used tasks in Thunderbird? For example, I would like to manually run a specific email filter. It would be nice if it could be a one click event ...
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Ask for key password when OpenPGP signing mail in Thunderbird 78

Thunderbird 78 has native OpenPGP functionality and I have imported my keys (after using Enigmail for many years). Upon doing so, it asked me for the key passwords and I presume it stores these ...
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Parse Thunderbird mboxrd file with Thunderbird stuffs

I have been using Thunderbird for a long time. I am looking for a way to parse a mboxrd format mail file (like <tb_profile>/ImapMail/<ESP_IMAP>/INBOX) from outside Thunderbird using a ...
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Email Attachment File Timestamps

Using Outlook or any other email client, I have noticed that when saving attachment files from emails via IMAP the created and moddified timestamps are set to the timestamp of the operation. Whereas ...
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Why does Thunderbird/Firefox need my Windows account password to create a Primary/Master Password?

Today I created a new profile on a fresh install of Thunderbird Version 78.2.2 on Windows 10 (Build 19041). When clicking the "Use a master password" checkbox, a password prompt pops up, ...
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thunderbird - show images from localhost

I have a local mail server which I use to receive emails sent from my web application on my development environment. In these emails I have images which comes from localhost domain, e.g. <img style=...
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Thunderbird 78 won't connect to Exchange-backed IMAP account

Amongst other problems, upon upgrading to Thunderbird 78, it now fails to connect to my personal e-mail account. My personal e-mail account is Exchange-based -- I have no control over that -- but it ...
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Thunderbird's new OpenPGP integration fails to recognise my keys

I have just upgraded from Thunderbird 68 with Enigmail to Thunderbird 78, with its native OpenPGP features. However, the migration from Enigmail didn't succeed and it fails to associate the keys in my ...
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Thunderbird cannot connect to my pop email account since upgrade from 68.x to 78.2.2 today

I've got a gmail connection which works fine, and a pop mail connection to my ISP. It says on the status line Connected to pop.rcn.com... but nothing ever happens, no new mails download. Yet ...
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How do I export my private PGP Key from the new Thunderbird Version?

How do I export my private PGP Key from the new Thunderbird Version? I created it when 72.2.1 was released and I want to backup it, but I have now idea how to export it. I am using MacOS. Thank you!
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How To: Create A .p12 / smime file

I am trying to deploy a certificate. I need to create a PKCS#12 file with smime encryption using openssl. I have deployed the CA certificate to Thunderbird already. Leaves two files left: www....
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thunderbird address book not working after cleaning folder

Since my email is IMAP, I did this in order to free some space, but now my address book is not working anymore. I lost some entries and I cannot add anymore new contacts to it, launching thinderbird ...
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can TB/Lightning be made to authenticate a remote iCalendar

In TB78, configuring CalDAV with user authentication works fine. However, iCalendar (*.ics) seem to assume no authentication required. The related add-ons are either CalDAV, Exchange, or similarly not ...
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S/MIME Email Encryption in Thunderbird

I set up a CA and issued it to Thunderbird. Now, I need to assign the public and private keys that I generated to Thunderbird. I'm in settings - Security - Then when I select Digital Signing or ...
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Thunderbird is excruciatingly slow

Thunderbird is excruciatingly slow - in every operation (I feel it most when compositing, but even just making my way through menus is sloooow). It feels like low memory, but I have 18gB or more of ...
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“This email is from an external mail server etc.” <- can I get rid of this?

On many (but not all) of my incoming email messages, I see a message saying: This email is from an external mail server, be judicious when opening attachments or link My mail server is - ...
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How to change the Default Color Palette RGB values for all new emails composition tab of SeaMonkey 2.53

I recently switched from Thunderbird to SeaMonkey, and I like everything about it, except for 1 thing. In the Composition tab, where all DEFAULT settings for ALL new emails are listed, the background ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird new message arrive notification only from selected senders

Is there any way (setting, option, plug-in, etc.) to configure Mozilla Thunderbird "When new message arrive" notification shows only from selected senders? My users receive more than 200 ...
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Importing 9000 eml files to Thunderbird .78

Folder containing 9069 .eml files sent by Windows Live Mail. I need to add them to Thunderbird. I created sub-folder in Thunderbird Archieved items, selected all files in Windows Explorer and dragged ...
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Thunderbird keeps telling me my login information is wrong even while I can login using gMail on Android with same credentials

A week ago my Thunderbird stopped working. Today I made a full reset (uninstalling, removing all data from appdata etc) and installed the current version (78.1.1 x64, Windows 10, en-US). I'm unable to ...
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How to change the default font language from x-unicode to x-western in Thunderbird

How are we suppose to change the default language from x-unicode to x-western which is enclosed within the <body> of the mail content. Here below is the content of incoming Email when outgoing ...
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Thunderbird RSS configuration

I've just started to use Thunderbird as RSS reader and imported my collection via OPML. But seems I can't select individual feed to read - all feeds in one folder are showed as a single feed , the ...
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Thunderbird: Will my emails be deleted from server or stay?

I installed Thunderbird for the first time ever and unfortunately started downloading e-mails before I noticed that it's set on deleting all e-mails after two weeks. I paused the downloading, ...
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Opening a transferred Thunderbird profile doesn't show its emails — except the first time

I have successfully copied my Thunderbird profile from a MacBook Pro onto an external hard drive, and then copied the profile from the external hard drive onto a PC (running Windows 10 Enterprise). I ...
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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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Where to find Thunderbird profile in macOS Sierra10.12.6?

I've used Thunderbird for ~7 years on a MacBook Air, which is now running macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The present Thunderbird version on that machine is 68.11.0. I am in the process of moving from that ...
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Changing drag and drop behaviour in Thunderbird (currently V68.x)

I'm looking for any Settings to changing Thunderbirds Drag&Drop behaviour in general or more specific when you drop the mail over in a folder e.g. via Windows Explorer (if you do that it will save ...
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Always show full time stamp in Thunderbird

I would like to always show the full timestamp for messages in Thunderbird (eg in the inbox). The default settings only shows the time if the email came in the same day: Does anyone know the setting ...
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Thunderbird: How to successfully add an RSS feed from anchor.fm?

It's usually easy to add RSS feeds into Thunderbird. Simply create an RSS account in the program, click on 'Manage Subscriptions', paste an RSS link into the pop-up, and click 'Add'. I have ...
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How to make Thunderbird auto-delete mails which *it* marks as spam?

It is clear how to tell ThunrBird to delete mails when I mark them as junk. For a long time now, I have never seen a false positive - TB marking mail as junk when it is not. I trust Thunderbird ...
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Can't send mail with Thunderbird 78.0b4

Anyone know how to remove the keys that Thunderbird 78.0b4 imported from my GPG keychain? I updated to the latest version of Tbird this morning and something got messed up. I get the below dialog box ...
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gmail, IMAP, Thunderbird: Why is email delivered to All Mail, but not Inbox?

Note: This Q is specific to gmail, Thunderbird and IMAP. (It is similar to, but more specific than, this older, and more general question, about gmail access, but with an unspecified email tool and ...
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How to import old mails from older Thunderbird to latest version

My PC crashed a few days ago so now I'm installing a new one. After setting up the latest version of Thunderbird, I wanted to import the old mails I still had from a backup. As I see it, my old drive ...
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Thunderbird spellcheck does not work when forwarding message

I am using spellcheck (spellcheck as you type) in Thunderbird 68.8 on Debian Buster. Normally, the spellcheck works fine (after my previous problem has been solved). It works when composing new ...
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Running WebDAV server, but cannot publish from Thunderbird

I installed and have a running WebDAV server (Davical) and now would like to publish my calendar from Thunderbird (Lightning), as advertised here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/exporting-and-...
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Thunderbird: “Reply to all” only includes the mail address in “to” but not “cc” mail address

I got an e-mail where I am in the "cc" list. There are 3 e-mails in "to" and 47 en "cc". When I use the "reply to all" option, the new reply e-mail only ...

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