Thunderbird leftover

Thilo Six T.Six at
Tue Nov 20 08:15:51 UTC 2007

Caleb Marcus wrote the following on 11/20/07 05:58
> Thunderbird doesn't actually clean deleted messages from your mailbox
> files until it "compacts" the folder or you compact it yourself (try
> right-clicking the folder)


Edit > Preferences > advanced > Netwaork & Disk Space > Disk space

click "compact folders when it will save over $VALUE KB"

Then close config and click on the corresponding folder.
It will ask you to compact that one and then it will ask to not ask that
again (do it automatically -> this last one only works with TB > 2.0 )


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