Ubuntu – How to sync Ubuntu One Contacts with thunderbird?


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Thunderbird Contacts sync with Ubuntu One

I'm testing Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2. I can't find a way to sync my Ubuntu One contacts with thunderbird. Is it possible?

Best Answer

  • Ubuntu One contacts sync has integration with Thunderbird in Ubuntu 11.10. The following instructions explain how to setup contacts sync in Ubuntu 11.10 with Thunderbird and use Ubuntu One contacts in Thunderbird.

    Setup contacts sync

    Open the Ubuntu One Control Panel Click on the services tab Click the "Install now" button Enter your Ubuntu password when prompted Click the "Install now" button under the "Enable Contacts Sync" section Copy contacts to Ubuntu One from Thunderbird

    Open Thunderbird Click on the "Address Book" button Click on the "Personal Address Book" Select all the contacts you want to copy While holding the "Ctrl" key, move the contacts from the "Personal Address Book" onto the "Ubuntu One" address book Auto-complete email address from the Ubuntu One address book

    Open Thunderbird Click the "Edit" menu and select "Preferences" Click on the "Composition" icon Click on the "Addressing" tab Click on the checkbox next to "Directory Server" and select "Ubuntu One" from the pull down menu Click the "Close" button