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(Archived) Evernote and Thunderbird Plugin on Linux

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I have installed the latest plugin for Evernote web clipper on my Linux desktop and it works fine with Firefox and the same plug in can be installed in Thunderbird as well but it cannot seem to capture any standard text or content from emails. When you try, it gives a message about the web clipper can only clip web content. It works fine in Firefox to capture either the complete page or selected text but not in Thunderbird even though the "add to Evernote" gets added to the right click context menu. The description of the plugin from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8381 makes it sound like it should work in Thunderbird on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Is this a limitation of using this web clipper plugin with Thunderbird on Linux? It appears it may work for certain RSS feeds within Thunderbird but not standard email messages so maybe it is just unable to clip text format within an email message. Has anybody else managed to make it work to clip the text within email on Thunderbird on Linux? Are there any alternatives for getting the text from emails clipped in to Evernote from Linux desktops?

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The Firefox clipper tries to clip in two different ways:

If it is installed on Windows, and if you have our Windows desktop client installed, the clipper will talk to our client and give it the content that you are clipping. This supports FF and TB, but only works on Windows.

If it is installed on Mac or Linux, the clipper will send the URL and/or selection to our server so that we can clip it on the server. This opens the little frame in the browser to log you in and show you the clip result. This is identical to our "bookmarklet" clipper (http://www.evernote.com/about/download/#a-webclipper). Unfortunately, TB doesn't give us a way to pop up the little clipper window within a mail message, so this only works in Firefox.

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