Posts Tagged ‘ thunderbird ’

Mass email migration from local pop3 (thunderbird) client to imap or exchange client (zimbra) while preserving folder structure

May 27th, 2014 | By

Well this one is a serious doozy, here’s the situation: I have been using thunderbird via pop3 and organizing all of the emails manually into folders locally over the past 3-4 years This has resulted in close to 100,000 emails(or 6 check out this site.9GB) being organized and sorted manually or through filters into a
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Thunderbird has a max size per folder: Errors saying cannot copy to sent folder today

Aug 16th, 2013 | By

So it appears that if you are like me and save 100% of your emails that thunderbird will eventually shit a brick and tell you enough is enouhg.. From what I’ve read that limit is 4GB per folder, or in my case 14236 emails in the sent folder.  A fine example of why it might
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Remove auto-created email specific thunderbird folders – have everything go into 1 local folder

Mar 20th, 2013 | By

This was something that I seemed to have figured out and forgot again so I’ll blog about it this time to keep it permanently in memory 🙂   Anyways, so the deal is when you add a new email account in thunderbird it creates a specific set of folders and subfolders for that new email
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2 Quick and Easy ways to speed up your thunderbird experience

Feb 19th, 2013 | By

So if you are like me you have a thunderbird profile that is 2-5 years old and is 2 – 10GB in size.. As you can imagine with all things to do with computers this can lead to a lot of buildup of junk and cause general slow downs.  For me it was almost unbearable
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How to remove the double dash / two dashes above the signature in Thunderbird

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

Well as you will be told all over the place the double dash is the industry standard indicator of the beginning of a signature.  Well guess what? It messes with my uber ascii art signature that I created today out of a need to reduce my x-spam score and stop getting blocked by spam (Blogged
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If you use thunderbird heavily and for business purposes you need this addon/extension

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

While I may have my gripes with thunderbird and do from time to time longingly look at evolution, overall the email client servers me well and I’d say that considering the wealth of extensions for it I probably under-use it (*note to self: research top thunderbird plugins).  However that being said I consider myself to
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Anyone seen my missing email folders? Thunderbird seems to have lost them

Sep 28th, 2010 | By

Well I woke up this morning to a wonderful surprise. It would seem that thunderbird misplaced all of my mail folders, or more specifically the GUI. The mail was there, thunderbird was receiving it just fine, it was even indexing it but the left hand side of my TB window was a big blank nothing.
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Switching from Evolution to Thunderbird – importing the works

Feb 10th, 2010 | By

So today was the last straw with Evolution. It is just too buggy and too unstable of an email platform for me to use anymore so I began the dreaded migration of 1.1 GB of emails to a different client. Thanks to the awesome walkthrough below it turned out to be a lot less painful
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