Filters on Thunderbird

Robert Holtzm holtzm at cox.net
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 lists.ubuntu.com
> - -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
http://www.ii.com/internet/robots/procmail/qs for the quick start.

-- 
Bob Holtzman
If you think you're getting free lunch, 
check the price of the beer.
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