[EdLUG] Thunderbird and GMail

Edinburgh Linux Users Group edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk
Mon Jan 29 18:14:38 UTC 2018

You'll need to generate a password "for an insecure application". It's
hidden somewhere in the security settings, or on the other end of a Google

This looks about right:



On 29 Jan 2018 17:56, "Edinburgh Linux Users Group" <
edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk> wrote:

> I have 2 GMail addresses and have been using Thunderbird for years.  Now
> on one of the addresses, GMail have complained that Thunderbird is an
> insecure app and have refused to download mail to my computer, so I have to
> use Firefox and go to the GMail website.
> Anyone know what's happening ?
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