Category: thunderbird

Thunderbird forgetting passwords

After a simultaneous Thunderbird upgrade and profile migration from Windows to Linux the mail program permanently forgets passwords.       The setting: Thunderbird 52 on Windows Back up profile Restore profile to Thunderbird 60 on Linux Observe that all passwords to all accounts are lost even if entered again This seems to be some … Continue reading Thunderbird forgetting passwords

Installing Lightning for Thunderbird in Ubuntu 11.04 64bit

For a new setup, I tried today to install Lightning for Thunderbird under an Ubuntu 11.04 64bit over the addon mechanism which failed with an ominous message about my build platform not being supported. This is due to an over-precautions setting in the plugin's installation manifest which can be changed easily similar to changing version … Continue reading Installing Lightning for Thunderbird in Ubuntu 11.04 64bit