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Thunderbird is a great cross-platform basic email client.

Some questions I had to answer for myself followed by helpful links.

How to see the user agent in the normal headers?

First, locate your Thunderbird directory.

With Debian, it's ~/.mozilla-thunderbird/default/xxxxxxxx.slt/

create a custom file user.js:

touch  ~/.mozilla-thunderbird/default/xxxxxxxx.slt/user.js

Then with your favourite text editor, add the following lines:

// Show the user agent of incoming messages
user_pref("mailnews.headers.showUserAgent", true);

How to add another identity without adding a POP/IMAP account?

How to check for new mail on all folders?

If you are using IMAP and procmail, you want to check other folders than just Inbox.

Add in prefs.js the following line:

user_pref("mail.check_all_imap_folders_for_new", true);



What I'd like to know is this:

  • how to have the signature optional?
mozillathunderbird.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/25 23:09 by carl