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Enigmail Thunderbird pinentry requests all passwords to all secret keys

I want to read a GPG encrypted email using Thunderbird Enigmail from Account.1@mail.com and Edit > Account Settings > Account.1 > OpenPGP Security has "Use specific OpenPGP key ID" selected. However, ...
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Enigmail plugin does not recognize anymore my private key

I am using a Debian unstable with Iceweasel (38.2.0esr-1) and the Enigmail plugin (2:1.8.2-3) from the distribution packages. I recently upgraded my system and got a new version of the gnupg2 package ...
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Update global firefox addons automatically

You can install firefox (or thunderbird) addons for all users of the same system. (See how-to-add-a-thunderbird-addon-globally, same applies for firefox) How can these be automatically updated?
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Can I do a delay delivery in Thunderbird or Evolution

Now we have an option of "Delay Delivery" in Outlook. Can we do something like that in thunderbird/evolution or any other linux client ?
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get gmail categories on thunderbird

GMail introduced a very good feature of automatically filtering emails into categories like primary, social, promotion, forums, updates. Is there anyway to get this filtering in thunderbird in anyway ...
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Lightning calender add-on will not change to month view

On my Raspberry Pi which is running Raspbian I installed Icedove and got the Thunderbird calender add-on (Lightning). When I opened it for the first time it came up in week view, and since I like to ...
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Is it possible to mask a file with a different one?

I'm trying to solve the problem that I have two OS (Windows 7/Debian) which I want to enable to share certain data from lets say Firefox/Iceweasel. My Setup Basically there's profile folder A on an ...
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How to add a Thunderbird addon globally?

I have downloaded a Thunderbird extension as a.xpi file. I know, I can install it in Thunderbird by going to Tools -> Addons -> Install Add-on from file However, I am using several ...
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Thunderbird displays IMAP folders incorrectly (gmail account)

I have set up Icedove (Thunderbird) to use my gmail account with IMAP. I would like to have my IMAP folder structure gmail.com - Inbox - Drafts - Sent - Trash However, the actual ...
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Thunderbird: server connection slow after restoring backup on Mint

I've made a copy of the .thunderbird folder in my home directory (on Ubuntu 12.04) and restored that backup on a freshly installed Mint 17.1 Cinnamon using the Profile Dialog of Thunderbird. ...
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Error with sed on MAC OS X invalid command u

Im french sorry in advance for my bad english... So i have an error on MAC OS X when im using sed sed -i '' '/user_pref("mail.identity.id1.reply_on_top", 1);/ a\ ...
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rich rules in firewalld to log imap and smtp attempts

How can I set up rich rules in firewalld that will record what is happening when a remote Thunderbird client tries to connect via imap and smtp? I imagine that two rules might be required, one for ...
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KDE 4.14 on OpenSuse, KDE Thunderbird with “Send as Email attachment”

I am running KDE OpenSuse 13.2 which has KDE 4.14. I could not find any way to configure the "Send as Email Attachment" service menu action to open Thunderbird through any standard configuration GUI. ...
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How can I consistently set an environment variable for a single program?

I'm using LC_TIME="en_AU.UTF-8" in general, and I'm happy with that. However, when I use Thunderbird, I'd like it to use a 12-hour clock. I've created a custom locale, and it works fine if I launch ...
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installing GnuGPG with Thunderbird on CentOS 7

How can I install GnuPG on my CentOS 7 system? I want to use GnuPG alongside Thunderbird and Enigmail to manage pgp keys, as per the instructions in this link. The problem is that the download ...
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How to install thunderbird 31.4 on centos7

I'm trying to install the thunderbird 31.4 on centos7. What I done: Downloaded from that link: Thunderbird Page tar -xvjf ..... cd thunderbird; ./thunderbird The error: bash: ./thunderbird: ...
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Can I view my Microsoft Exchange Online Archive via Davmail in Thunderbird

I have successfully set up Davmail on Ubuntu 14 and am able to read, receive and send mail on my Exchange account in Thunderbird. This page was a big help!: ...
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Thunderbird addressbook unable to search entire fields at a time

I have been migrated to Thunderbird. When you want to search the address book, for example you have cell phone field, and you input query for it, it can't search in cell phone. If I want to search ...
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how to open someone's shared calendar on thunderbird

I just receive an email with title "Sharing invitation: XXX - Calendar" on thunderbird and there is a xml attachment together. I just want to know how I can open this shared calendar. BTW I am using ...
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How to learn encryption type from a mail message?

I use Thunderbid, Enigmail, GnuPG and pinentry. When I receive encrypted message, how I can determine which algorithm is used: for encryption for checksuming (SHA1 or not) for compression
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configure thunderbird to read local spool mail

I was trying to add a comment to Local mail in Thunderbird in /var/mail/username but I need 50 reputation to do so, hence a new question: I have a similar problem as in the linked question: I get ...
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“User is authenticated but not connected” after changing my Exchange password

When I start Thunderbird (31.2.0 under Ubuntu 14.04), my Outlook 365 account john.doe@example.com accessed over IMAP is completely unreachable (I can't even see the list of folders, even though I have ...
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Pasting in Thunderbird turns line breaks into spaces

$ cat test.txt a b $ xclip test.txt Pasting the content in an email in Thunderbird will result in a b Any idea why? I'm running Arch Linux (64-bit) and I paste the code via a mouse wheel click ...
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Convert Evolution filters.xml file to Thunderbird msgFilterRules.dat?

I migrated evolution to Thunderbird yesterday. I googled for migrate filters, but Evolution stores them as an XML file and Thunderbird stores using a Mork formatted file such as: version=`9` logging= ...
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Files associated with Thunderbird - Security mechanism for local storage

I am trying to know how Thunderbird stores the mails, associated files in the local machine. I use Ubuntu 13.10 and Thunderbird 24.6.0. When I see in the local profile folder in the location in ...
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How to protect thunderbird from accidentially sending an email

I need a way to make thunderbird prevent me from sending mails by mistake. For special, important mails, I would like to be able to individually block the send button, or make thunderbird ask me for ...
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Using mutt and thunderbird together

I'd love to use both thunderbird and mutt together. At times I just want a GUI over CLI or the reverse. I also love thunderbird's search and contact features. I especially love its mail filtering ...
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How can I PGP decrypt an entire mbox?

Thunderbird cannot search PGP-encrypted emails. Hence, I was considering copying all my emails from IMAP to local storage, then decrypting them all locally, so that they are searchable. Is this ...
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multiple clients accessing one email account over IMAP

I am using Postfix + Dovecot + IMAP + Maildir and I am accessing my server from two different machines (desktop and Laptop), i.e. two clients (Thunderbird). The are sometimes running simultaneously, ...
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How do I make gpg-agent forget my passphrase automatically?

I'm using Thunderbird with enigmail and gpg. From thunderbird/enigmail, I can't make the gpg-agent forget my passphrase, enigmail tells me I'm using gpg-agent for passphrase management so enigmail ...
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Thunderbird: new email notification not working properly

I have set up "new email notification" in my Thunderbird, both "Show an alert" and "Play a sound", as shown below. But now I am experiencing strange problems. The sound only works sometimes. Then, I ...
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Thunderbird: new email sound notification not working

Thunderbird does not play the sound file when new message arrives, even though I have this set up correctly: The sound file playes OK when I press the Play button, but when new message arrives ...
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Thunderbird: deleted emails are still in local IMAP folder

I am using Thunderbird + IMAP. Thunderbird caches messages locally in: .icedove/asdfgh.default/ImapMail/mail.example.com/ For each IMAP folder, there are files Folder and Folder.msf. I have ...
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Thunderbird: hide tag notification in the message header

When message is tagged in Thunderbird, not only has it different color, but the tag also appears in the message header. I find this completely useless. I can already see that the message is ...
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Thunderbird: Override colors in received HTML emails

I need to override default colors in received HTML emails. I have followed this Howto, and modified my userContent.css accordingly. Basically, I need white text on dark background: $ cat ...
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Setting the default profile in Thunderbird

I have two Thunderbird profiles, and my profiles.ini looks like this: [General] StartWithLastProfile=1 [Profile0] Name=default IsRelative=1 Path=e17id64t.default [Profile1] Name=custom IsRelative=1 ...
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Using several independent instances of Thunderbird

As many people, I too have several email accounts. Until now, I have been using Thunderbird for my main account, and either used web interface for the other accounts, or used other email clients ...
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Disable keyboard shortcuts in Thunderbird

Is there a way to disable those evil keyboard shortcuts in Thunderbird? When I accidentally hit a, suddenly the message gets archived and a new Archives folder is created. Similarly other keys bring ...
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Thunderbird/Enigmail: problem with colors

When I decrypt an encrypted email in Thunderbird (using the Enigmail extension), the enigmail header is displayed in very strange colors, very light green background with white text. This makes the ...
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Transfer all messages of thunderbird with windows 7 to thunderbird ubuntu 14.04?

How can I transfer all messages and contacts of thunderbird with windows 7 to thunderbird ubuntu 14.04? I know that have a free app called mozbackup. But it don't works with linux. There a way ...
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davmail and JAVA INSTALLED MANUALLY

I'm trying to install davmail, I've already install JAVA manually (tar.gz file). After trying with the ppa:webupd8team repo and not having good results. Had to clean a lot of files packages and so ...
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can't receive mails to thunderbird via postfix local server

A small introduction. I have a SMTP server ( Haraka - http://haraka.github.io/ ) on port 25 and a local postfix server on port 9267. I intercepts mails in Haraka and then I send them to my postfix ...
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Thunderbird Quick Filter - remove default text

The Quick Filter window displays by default the text Filter These messages... <Ctrl+Shift+K> as displayed on the attached screenshot. The text disappears when I start typing into the window, ...
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Getting non-stored password from Icedove

I've recently changed my mail password (because of Heartbleed), but I've forgotten the new one. When entering the new password in Icedove, I didn't think of clicking "remember password", but the ...
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thunderbird folder pane changed after upgrade from version 17 to 24

After Thunderbird upgrade from version 17 to 24, the "folder pane" no longer has my theme color, but instead has some kind of light-grey grainy image-gradient. This might be an insignificant detail ...
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Thunderbird fails to connect to Dovecot and Postfix

I set up Dovecot and Postfix, but when I try to authenticate with Thunderbird, it gives this error: "Thunderbird failed to find the settings for your email account." ==> /var/log/dovecot-info.log ...
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How can I share a thunderbird (icedove) profile, in real-time, between two computers?

I have two computers which both run Debian Sid. My problem is that I want to synchronize profile content between two computers both using thunderbird(+lightning) (contacts+calendar+email) ...
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Thunderbird config for kernel patches - cannot find register key

I want to set up Thunderbird to be able to apply kernel patches. Kernel documentation (available here) says: Enable "preformat" mode: Set "editor.quotesPreformatted" to "true". Unfortunately, ...
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enigmail: automatic display of photo id

Is there a possibility if a signed message is displayed and the key of the signer contains a photo id that this picture is displayed in thunderbird directly? Now it is only possible with "details", ...
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migrating evolution to thunderbierd and maildir format

By default, thunderbird stores in mbox fromat, when you use Config Editor and search for mail.serverDefaultStoreContractID you find out its value: @mozilla.org/msgstore/berkeleystore;1 If you want to ...