If you use Thunderbird ver 78.3.2, gContactSync extension will not work anymore. To fetch Google Contacts into Thunderbird, use the CardBook extension.
Start ThunderbirdSelect Edit -> Preferences.Scroll right down and click on Config Editor… button Locate value layout.css.devPixelsPerPx and modify it per convenience. This is needed for displaying messages in the right text size if using a HiDPI display.
To install Thunderbird client, open a terminal window and enter the following command:$ sudo dnf install thunderbird <enter> To get the calendar working in Thunderbird, add the Lightning addon from Extensions in Thunderbird.
To synchronize Google Calendar with Thunderbird Lightning, open Thunderbird and install an add-on named "Provider for Google Calendar" by Philipp Kewisch. Follow the instructions after the install to grant permissions to your Google Calendar and synchronize.
Lightning Calendar comes with Thunderbird on Ubuntu 18.10. To enable it, open a terminal window and install the following package: $ sudo apt-get install xul-ext-lightning <enter>
If your Gnu Privacy Guard or GPG or GnuPG key has been compromised or something has gone wrong, you can revoke your key. Make sure that you generated a revocation certificate and stored in a safe place to do so. To revoke a key, open a terminal in Linux, and enter the following command: $ … Continue reading How to revoke a GnuPG / GPG key in Linux
We saw how to create a GPG, GnuPG or PGP key pair in earlier posts. Now we need to tell Evolution that we have a PGP key pair that can be used to sign email messages and also encrypt them. To sign, all you need is create a GPG, GnuPG or PGP key pairthe private … Continue reading How to add GnuPG / GPG key ID to the Evolution email client in Linux and use it
Whenever you create a key pair using GNU Privacy Guard, you need to make sure you also generate a revocation certificate for your key. Sometimes, keys are lost, misplaced, deleted, passwords forgotten and so on. To ensure that you revoke the keys you created, you need a revocation certificate. Simply deleting a key file or … Continue reading How to generate a revocation certificate for your GnuPG / GPG key
When you create or generate a new GPG or GnuPG key pair, it is stored in your key ring. Keys stored within the key ring can be listed using using the command as below in the Linux terminal. $ gpg --list-public-keys <enter> /home/user/.gnupg/pubring.gpg ------------------------------ pub 4096R/3949C65A 2014-11-28 [expires: 2015-11-28] uid John N. Doe <firstname.lastname@example.org> sub … Continue reading How to list GnuPG or GPG public keys
Many of us would like to protect our data stored in files, emails, online and elsewhere. The point is, that with the kind of investigative eyes on user data worldwide, we need a robust mechanism that does not leak. One of those mechanisms is PGP - Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy or PGP as … Continue reading How to create a GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) GnuPG key pair for yourself