In Ubuntu 18.04, Thunderbird shows huge emoji icons in the email list. The emoji covers other text and is several lines higher and wider than other charactors. How to solve it?
This is likely caused by the fonts.
Find out the
*emoji* fonts installed in your system by
sudo apt list *emoji*
and remove those
*emoji* fonts by
sudo apt remove *emoji*
At last, to make sure the emoji fonts are still displayed nicely, install the
fonts-symbola or another similar font by
sudo apt install fonts-symbola
Then refresh the fonts cache by
After restarting thunderbird, it should displays these emoji fonts well now.