Thunderbird keeps bombarding inbox with repeat emails each time I open or ask to fetch emails how do I fix

Asked by Catherine on 2018-06-06

The repetition of emails in my inbox each time I open Thunderbird is tedious. How do I prevent this from happening

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Ubuntu Edit question
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Catherine
Solved:
2018-06-13
Last query:
2018-06-13
Last reply:
2018-06-08
Catherine (sahopkins) said : #1

Please help me to fix this

Catherine (sahopkins) said : #2

Anybod out there who can help with this

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #3

Please explain what your problem is in a more elaborate way that we can get a better understanding what there is happening on your system.

You should at least provide information about the following three questions:
1. The specific steps or actions you took that caused you to encounter the problem.
2. The behavior you expected.
3. The behavior you actually encountered (in as much detail as possible).
Thanks!

You may find it helpful to read "How to report bugs effectively" http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html

Catherine (sahopkins) said : #4

Hello Manfred the problem appeaars to have started with the download of Ubuntu 18.04. After looking at another site I tried unticking the box 'retain on server'. the problem appears to have solved itself. I just do not know how it occured as I was getting +/- 2000 emails in my inbox each time I opened Thunderbird. I am unwell at the moment so have not been able to give any further attention to this. Thank You Catherine