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How to uppgrade GnuPG?

When using Thunderbird with Enigmail I get the following warning (in Swedish): "Du använder GnuPG version 1.4.18, vilken inte längre stöds. Enigmail kräver GnuPG version … (read more)

When using Thunderbird with Enigmail I get the following warning (in Swedish):

"Du använder GnuPG version 1.4.18, vilken inte längre stöds. Enigmail kräver GnuPG version 2.0.7 eller senare. Vänligen uppgradera din installation av GnuPG annars fungerar inte Enigmail."

As I understand it my version of GnuPG is to old and I need to upgrade. However, I can't figure out how to do that, and I would be very happy for some help.

Asked by FlyingD 4 years ago

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Thunderbird can't update the inbox

I'm using Thunderbird 52.9.1 to access several email accounts in Ubuntu 18.04. It has alwaws worked well, but in the last few days it fails. After opening Thunderbird it … (read more)

I'm using Thunderbird 52.9.1 to access several email accounts in Ubuntu 18.04. It has alwaws worked well, but in the last few days it fails. After opening Thunderbird it shows a message: "Failed to connect to server imap.gmail.com". It keeps trying to update the inbox (Outlook, Gmail, etc.) without success. When I close the program, a new window appears everytime to report a crash to Mozilla.

Do you know how to solve this problem?

Thank you in advance for your help!

Asked by dg.aragones 2 years ago

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where is Lightning calendar in Thunderbird 38.8.0, Mint Linux?

I am new to Linux Mint. I would like to use Lightning, but it does not appear anywhere, not even as a tab under preferences for me to configure. How do I make it visible?… (read more)

I am new to Linux Mint. I would like to use Lightning, but it does not appear anywhere, not even as a tab under preferences for me to configure. How do I make it visible?

Asked by Joe 4 years ago

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change font on inbox message list

I can't seem to change the font on the inbox message list. I can change the font on the reading pane, but not the message list (from, to, subject). I tried changing in Fi… (read more)

I can't seem to change the font on the inbox message list. I can change the font on the reading pane, but not the message list (from, to, subject). I tried changing in Firefox but nothing seems to stick. I have the Theme and font changer add-on, but there is no way to use it. No toolbar, no button.

Asked by neddy67 4 years ago

Answered by neddy67 4 years ago

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Can not reply to or forward emails

I use Thunderbird 38.5.1 in Ubuntu 15.04 desktop environment and have done so for a long time. Yesterday i enabled the Lightning calendar add-in. Shortly after doing this… (read more)

I use Thunderbird 38.5.1 in Ubuntu 15.04 desktop environment and have done so for a long time. Yesterday i enabled the Lightning calendar add-in. Shortly after doing this I discovered that outbound mail was not being sent. The mail would sit with the 'Sending Message' pop-up for some time then I would get a timeout error from the relevant ISP. I checked with the ISP to see if they had problems on their side - their was not - and, in fact, I have a Win 10 machine that has the same Thunderbird config (but no Lightning) and it was sending mail quite happily. These are the actions I have since carried out:

1. Restarted Thunderbird with Add-ins disabled - no difference. 2. Saved ./Thunderbird directory from my home directory, deleted and reinstalled Thunderbird, restored ./Thunderbird directory - no change 3. Renamed ./Thunderbird to something else and the start Thunderbird to create a new set of mail files and account details etc - no change

Currently I can send a new email without problem, but I can not send a reply or forward an email without getting this timeout problem.

Next step I guess will be to delete it all and start all over again. I am reluctant to restore my Linux ./Thunderbird save to my windows machine in case it causes that to stop working. I am currently staring down the barrel of having some years of mail archives that i cant use because they will break my system. Certainly I will never touch Lightning again.

I hope someone has an idea of how to prevent this problem from re-occuring.

Asked by lebleaux 4 years ago

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Unable to read/save passwords on Thunderbird 60.2.1 on Xubuntu

Hello, After upgrading my Thunderbird install to version 60.2.1 on my Xubuntu 18.04 machine, I cannot access my mail anymore, because there seems to be a problem with pas… (read more)

Hello,

After upgrading my Thunderbird install to version 60.2.1 on my Xubuntu 18.04 machine, I cannot access my mail anymore, because there seems to be a problem with passwords.

Symptoms:

- When starting Thunderbird, I get an "Enter your password" box for each of my accounts even though I had my passwords saved.

- When I go to Preferences -> Security -> Passwords -> Saved Passwords, the list is empty.

- When I try to enter a password and save it, it does not actually get saved and Thunderbird will ask again soon after.

- The following line is logged to console a whole bunch of times:

JavaScript error: jar:file:///usr/lib/thunderbird/omni.ja!/components/crypto-SDR.js, line 179: NS_ERROR_FAILURE: Couldn't decrypt string

Other findings:

- Downgrading Thunderbird to 52.7.0 fixes the problem. The old saved passwords just reappear again and Thunderbird has no problem logging in.

- Starting Thunderbird 60.2.1 on a Windows 10 box with exactly the same profile folder works fine. It can read the passwords and access my mail accounts.

Can you please tell me what to do to fix this, so I don't need to keep using an old version of Thunderbird just to access my mail?

Thanks,

Asked by Carbon_dioxide 2 years ago

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Thunderbird 52.1.1 Ubuntu 16.04 Hanging Regularly

Not sure why, as I don't recall installing any updates prior to experiencing this, but Thunderbird is hanging quite regularly in the last two days. It hangs quite a bit u… (read more)

Not sure why, as I don't recall installing any updates prior to experiencing this, but Thunderbird is hanging quite regularly in the last two days. It hangs quite a bit upon launching (5-10s) and then operates normally for a few more seconds and hangs on and off every 5-10s thereafter. It never crashes, and thus no crash reports to debug from, nor does anything popup showing that anything is wrong, it just goes gray and is unusable for a few seconds, and returns to normal, but it does this so regularly that I cannot even write a short email.

I've tried restarting in thunderbird's safe mode, and nothing changes.

I'm not quite sure what to look for, but tried searching this log:

export NSPR_LOG_MODULES=IMAP:4 export NSPR_LOG_FILE=~/tbird.log.txt

for things like "error" and "denied", and "failed", but didn't see anything looping or anything that looked particularly strange. Here is an excerpt that showed the only matches for any of the above keywords (though this same pattern seems to occur for most of my mail accounts, including those outside of gmail):

1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: 6c9a4800:imap.gmail.com:NA:CreateNewLineFromSocket: 1 OK Thats all she wrote! s67mb233695657qka 1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: try to log in 1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: IMAP auth: server caps 0xc080c1625, pref 0x800000000, failed 0x0, avail caps 0x800000000 1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: (GSSAPI = 0x1000000, CRAM = 0x20000, NTLM = 0x100000, MSN = 0x200000, PLAIN = 0x1000,

 LOGIN = 0x2, old-style IMAP login = 0x4, auth external IMAP login = 0x20000000, OAUTH2 = 0x800000000)

1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: trying auth method 0x800000000 1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: IMAP: trying auth method 0x800000000 1787819776[7f4b6d646980]: XOAUTH2 auth 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: ReadNextLine [stream=67ec8300 nb=173 needmore=0] 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: 67e1c800:imap.gmail.com:NA:CreateNewLineFromSocket: * CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 UNSELECT IDLE NAMESPACE QUOTA ID XLIST CHILDREN X-GM-EXT-1 XYZZY SASL-IR AUTH=XOAUTH2 AUTH=PLAIN AUTH=PLAIN-CLIENTTOKEN AUTH=OAUTHBEARER AUTH=XOAUTH 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: ReadNextLine [stream=67ec8880 nb=173 needmore=0] 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: 68222000:imap.gmail.com:NA:CreateNewLineFromSocket: * CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 UNSELECT IDLE NAMESPACE QUOTA ID XLIST CHILDREN X-GM-EXT-1 XYZZY SASL-IR AUTH=XOAUTH2 AUTH=PLAIN AUTH=PLAIN-CLIENTTOKEN AUTH=OAUTHBEARER AUTH=XOAUTH 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: ReadNextLine [stream=67ec8880 nb=45 needmore=0] 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: ReadNextLine [stream=67ec8300 nb=43 needmore=0] 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: 68222000:imap.gmail.com:NA:CreateNewLineFromSocket: 1 OK Thats all she wrote! v16mb231876655qge 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: 67e1c800:imap.gmail.com:NA:CreateNewLineFromSocket: 1 OK Thats all she wrote! a39mb6042816qvh 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: try to log in 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: try to log in 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: IMAP auth: server caps 0xc080c1625, pref 0x800000000, failed 0x0, avail caps 0x800000000 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: IMAP auth: server caps 0xc080c1625, pref 0x800000000, failed 0x0, avail caps 0x800000000 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: (GSSAPI = 0x1000000, CRAM = 0x20000, NTLM = 0x100000, MSN = 0x200000, PLAIN = 0x1000,

 LOGIN = 0x2, old-style IMAP login = 0x4, auth external IMAP login = 0x20000000, OAUTH2 = 0x800000000)

1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: (GSSAPI = 0x1000000, CRAM = 0x20000, NTLM = 0x100000, MSN = 0x200000, PLAIN = 0x1000,

 LOGIN = 0x2, old-style IMAP login = 0x4, auth external IMAP login = 0x20000000, OAUTH2 = 0x800000000)

1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: trying auth method 0x800000000 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: trying auth method 0x800000000 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: IMAP: trying auth method 0x800000000 1655678720[7f4b6d647280]: XOAUTH2 auth 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: IMAP: trying auth method 0x800000000 1647286016[7f4b6d6473a0]: XOAUTH2 auth

I've also checked the System Monitor and it doesn't look like Thunderbird is using an obscene amount of RAM or CPU, nor do I notice anything looking like a bottleneck in the Network History, or otherwise.

Any tips on what to check to keep debugging this? I'm not really sure where to look from here.

Other useful info: Thunderbird 52.1.1 Ubuntu 16.04

Asked by topher217 3 years ago

Answered by topher217 3 years ago

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Font Issues on Thunderbird 60.2.1 for Linux Mint

I upgraded to Thunderbird 60.2.1 on Linux Mint and I'm having some trouble with fonts. The first problem was that the size of fonts in my sent/received emails became muc… (read more)

I upgraded to Thunderbird 60.2.1 on Linux Mint and I'm having some trouble with fonts.

The first problem was that the size of fonts in my sent/received emails became much larger. I had it set to 14 but it looked like it was 16. Changing the font size under Preferences -> Display -> Default font -> Size had no effect, and the font size remained the same size whatever I set it to. Checking in the Config Editor I found the setting that changed by Default font -> Size is font.size.variable.x-western. After messing around for a while I tried changing font.size.variable.x-unicode and found this is what changes the font size in sent/received emails. It therefore seems that Thunderbird 60 is now using the x-unicode font while the Default font -> Size settings are still changing the x-western font. Is this a bug or has something gone wrong on my system?

The second issue I have is that many emojis are now showing as the simple monochrome versions instead of the full colour versions, so there seems to be another font issue. Looking at the values of font.name.sans-serif.x-western and font.name.sans-serif.x-unicode I found both of them are set to the default and that the Value box is empty. Checking another machine that still had Thunderbird 52.9.1 on I found that font.name.sans-serif.x-western and font.name.sans-serif.x-unicode where also set to the default on that, but the Value box contained sans-serif. I tried setting the two values manually to sans-serif on Thunderbird 60.2.1 but emojis continued not to display correctly. I also looked what font Firefox uses, since emojis display correctly in that, and found it uses DejaVu Serif. Out of interest I tried setting font.name.sans-serif.x-unicode to DejaVu Serif, but while the appearance of the font changed to a serif font, many emojis remained monochrome. What's the best way to get emojis displaying correctly in Thuderbird 60 on Linux?

Thanks for any advice you can offer.

Asked by Clifton27 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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How to make font in tables bigger?

My email list in inbox and other folders is using fonts so small that it is difficult for my old eyes to read. I cannot use the mouse wheel to change the font size. H… (read more)

My email list in inbox and other folders is using fonts so small that it is difficult for my old eyes to read. I cannot use the mouse wheel to change the font size. How about providing a font size that a nearsighted 66 year old programmer can use?

Asked by ClareJarvis 4 years ago

Answered by amanchesterman 4 years ago

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Placing a copy of sent mails to multiple (two) folders?

I am currently using this feature in Thunderbird 8, where you go to Account Settings, and for each account, you can choose Copies & Folders, and from there "When send… (read more)

I am currently using this feature in Thunderbird 8, where you go to Account Settings, and for each account, you can choose Copies & Folders, and from there "When sending messages, automatically" - "Place a copy in" - ""Sent" folder on": ... (see attached image), and this feature works great for me (basically, whenever I send emails on the "blue" account on screenshot, they get saved in the Sent folder of the "red" account at send time).

However, what I would like to do, is that whenever I send a mail from the blue account, it gets saved to *two* different folders at same time - as an example, whenever I send an email from the "blue" account, they would get saved:

  • On the "Sent" folder of the "red" account; AND
  • On some other folder of the "green" account

Is there a setting in Thunderbird that will allow me to do that - and if not, is there an addon that does this?

Asked by sdaau 4 years ago

Answered by amanchesterman 4 years ago

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Several extensions, included firetray, are not compatible with Thunderbird 52.7.0 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 18.02

I use ubuntu 18.04. I want to set thunderbird as minimized startup application. It seems that I need extentions like firetray or Minimize On Start and Close Version Histo… (read more)

I use ubuntu 18.04. I want to set thunderbird as minimized startup application. It seems that I need extentions like firetray or Minimize On Start and Close Version History. When I try to install them, I get the message "This extension is nor compabible with your version". This message appear for almost all extensions.

Asked by haache 2 years ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 2 years ago

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Thunderbird “just mark as deleted” behaviour

On my computer I use Thunderbird to read my Gmail account on Linux. I set it to "just mark messages as deleted". When I go to a different folder and come back, the messag… (read more)

On my computer I use Thunderbird to read my Gmail account on Linux. I set it to "just mark messages as deleted". When I go to a different folder and come back, the messages that were marked as deleted disappear.

I like this behaviour and I tried to set up a friend's Thunderbird (on Windows) that's configured to use Gmail, to do the same. I didn't manage to get the marked messages to disappear when I change folders. The marked messages remain there until I compact the folder.

Is there a setting somewhere in the configuration to set the desired behaviour?

Asked by entodoays 4 years ago

Answered by entodoays 4 years ago

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Thunderbird v60.2.1 (64bit with LinuX MinT)

The 60.2.1 (64bit on LinuX MinT) up date went smoothly but Lighting is hiding from me. I am sure that I missed something. When i go to add-ons, Lighting Calendar is not … (read more)

The 60.2.1 (64bit on LinuX MinT) up date went smoothly but Lighting is hiding from me. I am sure that I missed something. When i go to add-ons, Lighting Calendar is not there. When I try to down load it I get "This add-on is not compatible with your version of Thunderbird".

Cheers.

Asked by frankiewizard 2 years ago

Answered by frankiewizard 2 years ago

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What replaces the Profile Manager in 60.2.1

I need to merge multiple account files, which I have done in older versions of Thunderbird, I followed these instruction; http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_Manager#Access… (read more)

I need to merge multiple account files, which I have done in older versions of Thunderbird, I followed these instruction;

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_Manager#Accessing_the_Profile_Manager

I tried bringing up profile manager per the above instruction with no results.

Thanks Larry

Asked by lgriffin 2 years ago

Answered by christ1 2 years ago

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Tools>Options missing, trying to change read/unread delay settings - solution

FYI - I've been using T=Bird for years so not a noob. Developers: This is an important security feature and should be repaired. Just "upgraded" to 18.04 Xubuntu 32-bit… (read more)

FYI - I've been using T=Bird for years so not a noob. Developers: This is an important security feature and should be repaired.

Just "upgraded" to 18.04 Xubuntu 32-bit which includes T-bird 60.2 and experienced the following. (no add-ons) New messages were being marked "read" immediately when moused over or selected, no delay. Not usually a problem because there was a settings in Tools>Options>Display... The problem is that with 60.2 this Tools feature is gone (on my install) and there is no access to the unread/read delay setting. I solved the problem by going into the flags ("Here be Dragons", accessed via Preferences>Advanced > Config Editor) Warning! Do not use the config editor unless you are confident you won't damage anything. Open Config Editor> Search: "message_read" no quotes You should see the three results / flags below. To enable delay change "read.delay;false" to true. This is done by either a double click or right click > select Toggle. After you change it it will be bold, that's normal. It's just to let you know it was modified. Leave the other two as is unless you want more or less of a delay then change the number at "delay.interval" mine was 5 so it's fine. Leave "read.auto" set to true. Close the editor and it's done.

(this is how it looks when delay is disabled) mailnews.mark_message_read.auto;true mailnews.mark_message_read.delay;false mailnews.mark_message_read.delay.interval;5

(this is delay enabled) mailnews.mark_message_read.auto;true mailnews.mark_message_read.delay;true mailnews.mark_message_read.delay.interval;5

That's it. Your messages will now change from unread to read in 5 seconds not instantly. If you have the Tools>Options on your system by all means avoid the Config Editor but since it's missing on mine it's probably missing on others' as well. I searched for a solution before posting this and didn't find it so hope this is helpful to someone.

Asked by Tony_MarsNow 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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Why doesn't the import tool work in Thunderbird 24.7.0?

Hello! I'm running Thunderbird 24.7.0, on Mageia Linux 4.1, with the KDE4 desktop. Thunderbird was installed from the Mageia repositories using their package manager, rp… (read more)

Hello!

I'm running Thunderbird 24.7.0, on Mageia Linux 4.1, with the KDE4 desktop. Thunderbird was installed from the Mageia repositories using their package manager, rpmdrake. I have many filters that I have created on earlier versions of Thunderbird, and wish to import them. However, when I go to the "tools" menu, and pick "import", and then choose the radio button to import "filters", I get a message: "Choose the file you would like to import", but below that, is only a blank white box. I cannot click on it to get a cursor, and the "next" button is grayed-out and non-functional. Only the "back" and "cancel" buttons work.

The filters I wish to import are simple text files, created in Thunderbird, and saved to back-up. It appears that perhaps the UI is breaking at the point where it should let me browse for files to import. Is this possibly something that has gone wrong with the Mageia build of Thunderbird? -Or is this a common issue? -And is there a fix for it? Thank you!

Asked by OldTBuser 6 years ago

Last reply by Matt 6 years ago

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Ubuntu: install language - where? how?

Hello, I successfully downloaded the language file on https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-Us/thunderbird/addon/woordenboek-nederlands/ (Dutch language). A click on the down… (read more)

Hello,

I successfully downloaded the language file on https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-Us/thunderbird/addon/woordenboek-nederlands/ (Dutch language). A click on the downloaded file results in a new (email) message with the woordenboek_nederlands-3.1.3.xpi file attached. This not seems right (Duh!).

Question is: where and how do I install the language?

OS: Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) Thunderbird: 52.9.1 (64-bit)

Asked by JDRay 2 years ago

Last reply by Eglefino 2 years ago

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[Linux] How can I see if there are new messages without opening Thunderbird?

Hi folks I'm working on Linux Fedora (20) and am wondering if there's any way to see if I have new emails without opening Thunderbird again. I usually have Thunderbird mi… (read more)

Hi folks

I'm working on Linux Fedora (20) and am wondering if there's any way to see if I have new emails without opening Thunderbird again. I usually have Thunderbird minimized and when a new email arrives, I get a desktop notification, which is great. But - if I'm away from my computer for a minute and an email arrives, I'll often not see it until the next one comes in.

On mac, the thunderbird icon would get one of those +1 badges. Is there any way to achieve this? For example have the title of the Thunderbird window tile change from "Inbox - Mozilla Thu..." to "[2] Inbox - Moz..." - or just leave the notification until I click it away.

Thanks for any tips.

Cheers

Asked by chlab 6 years ago

Answered by Fabián Rodríguez 6 years ago