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Status: New idea

Hi everyone,

I've been using Thunderbird as my main mail application for the past few month or so and I've found that it will not grab mail when the app is closed because it does not seem to have a background service responsible for this. Would it be possible to make a background process that stays open even when you exit out of the app and gets new mail and notifies you?


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Familiar face

In windows, you turn on the setting "when Thunderbird is closed, minimize to tray."

There is nothing for non Windows systems.