[clug] thunderbird displayed "From" [FIXED]

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sat Jun 15 13:00:05 UTC 2019

On 14/6/19 6:06 pm, Eyal Lebedinsky via linux wrote:
> Recently (I forget how long) I noticed that in thunderbird, the From item in the mail item panel
> as well as in the folder column is showing "list CLUG" rather than the senders name.
> Since many people do not include their name in a sig (or a final salutation) I do not know who
> the person really is. For example, a thread today comes from Steve Jenkin who has a clear sig,
> and a reply then comes which I cannot see the sender. The headers clearly include
>      From: Keith Goggin via linux <linux at lists.samba.org>
> and the quote in the reply starts with
>      On 14/6/19 4:37 pm, steve jenkin via linux wrote:
> so the information is there and used otherwise - so why not in the "From" column?
> Is this a recent thunderbird configuration change (by me or through an update, now version "60.4.0 (64-bit)")?
> Or maybe this is something in the list manager?
> I think it is the former.

Fixed! Going through all the preferences
	untick "Show only display name for people in my address book"

In hindsight it is very clear....

Thanks everyone.

Eyal at Home (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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