Mail Client

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Mozilla Thunderbird is a free and open-source, cross-platform email client, news client, RSS, and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy was modeled after that of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. It is installed by default on Ubuntu desktop systems.


Add-ons and extensions are applications that let you personalize Thunderbird with extra functionality.


An integrated calendar for Thunderbird.


OpenPGP message encryption and authentication.

Since version 2.0 Enigmail includes pEp.

First thing after installing Enigmail, is to disable pEp junior mode, since it will create a mess of password-less keys and unreadable encrypted mails.

  1. Open Thunderbird;

  2. Open the Preferences dialog;

  3. Select the Privacy tab;

  4. In the section Enigmail Junion Mode select “Force using S/MIME and Enigmail”

  5. Close

Disable pEp Junior Mode in Thunderbird


A new Thunderbird address book based on the CardDAV and vCard standards.


This Extension implements the ManageSieve protocol for securely managing Sieve Script on a remote IMAP server.

Display Quota

This extension will display the current status of your IMAP quota in Thunderbird’s status-bar and will warn you when you reach a configurable limit.