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Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform email, news, and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

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Configure TLS cipher negotiation priority in Firefox/Thunderbird

Is it possible to configure TLS cipher negotiation priority in Firefox/Thunderbird by choosing the most secure which is available on both sides? Now the situation is that even if TLSv1.3 is available ...
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How to compact folders in Thunderbird automatically?

I want to make sure folders are compacted regularly, but I don't ever want to see that prompt again. Is this possible?
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Fedora Thunderbird language

----------------------------- OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.8-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 6 hours, 52 mins Shell: zsh 5.7.1 Resolution: 1920x1080 DE: KDE WM:...
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Thunderbird can't find mail server configuration

I'm having issues when it comes to connecting to my mail server using Thunderbird client. The weird thing is that I can connect to my mail server usign telnet in the client "telnet mail.zumsfresh 25" ...
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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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Unable to access email only on Ubuntu but accessible on other devices

I have been using Thunderbird as my default email client but it has all of a sudden stopped accessing all my email accounts. Its also the same with Evolution. The curious thing is that Im properly ...
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Thunderbird 60 Manjaro (arch) tray

I use Manjaro (arch) and Thunderbird 60.4.0. Are there any add-ons or apps to show Thunderbird in tray (and unread message count)?
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Firejailed Thunderbird, opening attachments

I am running both Firefox and Thunderbird in firejail, on Linux Mint 19.1. By coincidence, two people recently sent me emails with attached PDFs, but they were handled differently. The emails came ...
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Thunderbird: How to transfer 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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Claws Mail: import messages + folder structure from Thunderbird

I've exported a folder structure with several messages and subdirectories from Thunderbird to mbox files. I'm trying to import this to Claws via file>import mbox file... but, so far, it works only ...
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Why is time formatting inconsistent between `date` and `thunderbird`?

locale shows “en_NZ.utf8” everywhere, and date produces output like “Thu Nov 22 08:39:49 NZDT 2018”. So the clock is 24 hours, as expected. But while Thunderbird 60.3.1's “Date and Time Formatting” is ...
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Query unread emails count from Thunderbird via terminal

I want to add to i3 status bar indicator showing number of unread emails in Thunderbird profile. Since Thunderbird itself doesn't have command-line options to get that info, I've tried to query it's ...
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Thunderbird overloads my HDD in large operations, what to do?

If I do operations in Thunderbird with many (thousands of) mails, I hear a crashing voice from my HDDs. It sounds really not beautiful. It happens only if I do something with a lot of mails (for ...
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Thunderbird not willing to start firefox when binary replaced with symlink

I've been using the Debian "alternatives" mechanism to support multiple installed versions of Firefox. Regardless of the specifics, the bottom line is that instead of /usr/bin/firefox being a binary, ...
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get date in thunderbird message via Dolphin send-to

I have successfully created a working desktop file that send (one or more) attachments to thunderbird, with from, to fields and with, as a body, a file html. This is the file content: [Desktop Entry] ...
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Syncing Thunderbird between two different (Arch) Linux Machines

I need to sync Thunderbird between two machines, everything, so emails, rules, add-ons, everything. I've read that you can copy /home//.thunderbird/x7x7h7.default to the other machine, add a new ...
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Debian 9 (Stretch): Thunderbird mistakenly creating folder “.icedove” when starting

I am a victim of this bug: Thunderbird not start with .icedove folder - Debian 9 #1686 Description: When starting Thunderbird it automatically creates a directory named .icedove. If this directory ...
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Thunderbird doesn't show reminder popup for events for tasks

I am using Thunderbird version 52.7.0, on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS, Xenial. I have a hard time to figure out why I don't get any Reminder Popup for events or tasks. Even though I have setup my Lightning as ...
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How to see which website an app is trying to access?

Hello Unix StackExchange, I've recently started using StevenBlack's /etc/hosts file, and it seems to have broken some apps I've been using. So far I've noticed that Thunderbird can't log into GMail ...
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“New messages” count for Thunderbird on Taskbar

I would like to see the "new messages" count number on my taskbar, like Google Mail, for example something like: Inbox(2) - Mozilla Thunderbird I found FireTray, but it doesn't quite work, the ...
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GNotifier broke my Thunderbird profile

I installed the GNotifier extension to Thunderbird. The resulting notifications did not leave a persistent sign anywere in the GNOME desktop interface, which is what I installed GNotifier for. When ...
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How to export mails from thunderbird to geary?

I'm trying this mail client right now (geary) on openSUSE. Does anyone know how to export mail local saved mail from thunderbird to geary?
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Uninstalling firefox-esr on Debian 9.3 installs thunderbird and vice-versa

I have an older Intel Atom laptop on which I've recently installed the i386 version of Debian 9.3.1. I'm running it headless, and have no need for Firefox. Much to my surprise, when I did, sudo apt-...
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Unable to use Thunderbird profile in an ntfs mount

Thunderbird works correctly when the profile folder is in the /home ext4 mount. I am running on Debian 10 &, Thunderbird 52.4.0 from debian (purged both thunderbird and icedove and reinstalled ...
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Why failing to setup Gmail of 2-step verification phone based in Thunderbird?

It work previously but not anymore in Fig. 1. I tried 5 times. It went through the normal Google 2-step verification process, but when returning to the main window, it gives the result in Fig. 1. I ...
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How to search email with Jämsä for Jämsän in Thunderbird?

Finnish language has many many endings, but I cannot search easily the base word, etc by Jämsä. For instance, searching Jämsä will not give Jämsän in the basic Thunderbird search. A basic regex ...
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Why does Thunderbird display huge numbers?

Thunderbird is displaying huge numbers in it's UI. I've tried changing it in the 'Display>Formatting' settings, as well as creating a userChrome.css file, but neither had an effect. This doesn't seem ...
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Reading local email in Thunderbird without postfix

Is this possible? And if so how? I'm running Debian 9.1 with KDE on my personal computer (which I also don't configure remotely). When opening the /var/mail/username file KMail tells me "The file ...
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Thunderbird operations through the command line

Is there are way to trigger certain Thunderbird operations through the command line? I am in particular looking for a way to: Receive mail (Shift+F5) Filter on a particular tag Can this be done by ...
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How can I get the latest Thunderbird releases on my Mint 18.2 (= Ubuntu 16.04)

I use Linux Mint 18.2, and I want to use the latest Mozilla Thunderbird version. I was assuming I should be able to find a PPA, but somehow I'm not able to... I'm looking at: https://launchpad.net/~...
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Only keep one instance of recurring tasks

Assume I add a recurring task in Thunderbird/Lightning, like "Water the plants". If I don't mark this task as completed until the next recurrence, Thunderbird will show multiple instances of the task. ...
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thunderbird - cannot create new gmail account - oauth page is hanging

I am unable to create new gmail accounts in thunderbird. The oauth page comes up where it asks you for your email address, but clicking any button in there does not do anything. I am running ...
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Can't open moved mails on thunderbird

If I move an email from the inbox to a local folder, and then I look for it with the thunderbird search engine I can find it, but when I want to open it this one seems to be empty. This is when a try ...
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Some emails are not being sent

I am using Thunderbird for a few years (my email + domain are from Gandi), I have noticed that some of my "sent" emails are not arriving to their destinations, although they appear in the "Sent" items ...
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Debian Icedove - how to transfer calendar (iceowl) and contacts from one computer to another

I'm installing a new computer; I moved from Jessie to Stretch on that occasion; in both cases using Icedove with the Iceowl calendar extension. IMAP e-mail setup was zero work, but now I need to get ...
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Dovecot rejecting client certificate

I have configured dovecot to use Client certificate authentication. I have used CA.pl (openssl wrapper) to create CA cert and sign client and server certs with that.(no certificate chain, CA cert is ...
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Add the user's signature on MTA (sendmail) instead of on the MUA

In a scenario on which we have a local network with Outlook/Thunderbird clients and sendmail on a Linux server: it is possible to use some sendmail's milter to modify the incoming mail to add the ...
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evolution needed for thunderbird?

I renamed every running evolution file to disabled suffix: # ls -l evolution-*disabled -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 10392 Feb 15 01:38 evolution-addressbook-factory.disabled -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 79952 ...
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Thunderbird default browser configuration

When I receive a link in an Email, it opens with Chrome, but I want links to open with Firefox. I found an article on how to solve that, which says to change default application for HTTP / HTTPS ...
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Migrate “Contact lists” from Thunderbird to Evolution

I successfully migrated from Thunderbird to Evolution, including all my contacts. However, the "Contact lists" or "Mailing lists" I created in Thunderbird have not migrated. By "Contact lists" or "...
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Manual Thunderbird update in Debian 8 Jessie Linux with Gnome

After manually installing Mozilla Thunderbird on Debian 8 Jessie according to this instructions, and it's working fine. However, I cannot update it! Thunderbird self warns me that an available update ...
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How to display the Thunderbird on the menu

I'm using "NixOS KDE 16.09". I installed Thunderbird, but it does not appear in the menu. Please tell me how to display the Thunderbird on the menu.
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Mail Server send/receive issues [closed]

I have set up a mailserver using Postfix, Dovecot as my SASL and Rainloop as my WebClient. I'm using MySQL (after asking my last question) for my user accounts and passwords, and it's working properly,...
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Run Thunderbird on boot without logging in

The goal is to use Thunderbird on my server as a filter for my mails. So Thunderbird should always run in background after boot, without me logging in. I have this script below, which I want to put ...
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How do I ship a set of authority certificates in Thunderbird?

I need to distribute Thunderbird to the employees of my company and they must be able to recognize our certification authority as valid. As the data from root certificates is present in cert.db at the ...
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How to find out which particular e-mail in Thunderbird/Icedove that contains malware Doc.Dropper.Agent-1552723 pointed out by Clamscan?

Today I ran a clamscan -ri / and got some positives for some malware. Most are in the "spam" folder, so that's no problem. But one is among my saved e-mails: /home/user/.icedove/bfa059u1.default/...
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Thunderbird: wrap long URLs when displaying message

When I receive an email with a long URL, Icedove (Thunderbird) does not wrap the URL in the message window, but instead shows the long URL in one long line. Additionally, a horizontal scroll bar ...
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Repeated Thunderbird freeze/crash on Debian Jessie

Last week I've installed Thunderbird on a new Debian Jessie system using this -- without Multiarch; instability fears. From my previous system (Ubuntu 14.04) I've copied my Thunderbird profile ...
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How do I change Simplescan's default email?

I found one other person with this issue from long ago. I'm currently: Mint 17.1/64/i5/16GB RAM 3.13.0-37-generic In SS, if I choose, "scan to email"--> it opens Chromium? I'd like to know if I ...
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Move from sylpheed to Thunderbird easily

I've been using Sylpheed, but it is very bug-full and hard to use, so I'm trying to move all 8gb of my mails to Thunderbird (have been losing business emails left right and center, deletes entire ...