Filters on Thunderbird

Robert Holtzm holtzm at
Fri Aug 24 19:50:23 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 02:43:53PM -0400, Jose I Diaz Bardales wrote:
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> Greetings Ubuntu Community!
> Besides the mailing list ubuntu-users, I am also subscribed to
> xubuntu-users mailing list.
> So inside my in-box I created two folders one for each individual
> mailing list and created some filters to have all ubuntu messages
> deliver to the ubuntu folder and all xubuntu messages deliver to the
> xubuntu folder. But the problem is that I'm getting all messages in
> the ubuntu folder.
> The rules that I have on my the filter for xubuntu messages are:
> - -To or Cc contains xubuntu-users at
> - -Subject  contains [xubuntu-users]
> I am using Xbuntu 12.04 and Thunderbird 14.0

Try procmail. A moderately steep learning curve but much more flexible.
It's in the repos. Also see for the quick start.

Bob Holtzman
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check the price of the beer.
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