Opening email messages in Thunderbird under Fedora 25 (and older
by Andreas Aßmann
Re: Opening email messages in Thunderbird under Fedora 25 LXDE (and
I receive an email message in Thunderbird, this message remains INSIDE
the Thunderbird-GUI and I do NOT delete it there:
In this case I can open the email message without any problem, as often
as I want to do it.
I receive an email message in Thunderbird and open it inside the
Thunderbird-GUI. But as I see the message is important, I decide to
- save it OUTSIDE the Thunderbird-GUI for further use, e.g. on a
usb-stick or a hard disk, and
- delete it INSIDE the Thunderbird-GUI in order to clean the
In this case I cannot open any more under Fedora/Thunderbird the email
message I just saved on the usb-stick a moment ago (in contrast to
Windows where this procedure works wiithout any problem). And I get the
following error message, instead:
This text file "xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.eml" seems to be an executable script.
What do you want to do with it?
Execute in Terminal
And wherever I click on (execute, execute in Terminal, open) nothing
happens and the email doesn't open. I then open it with an other email
Does anyone know what has to been done to get mails opened with
Thunderbird/Fedora OUTSIDE the Thunderbird-GUI?
6 years, 1 month