2006

Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 Released

Today Mozilla has released three major updates (postponed from December 14th): Firefox 1.5.0.9, likely to be the last release on the 1.5 builds. Remember, all support for the 1.5 builds will end on April 24, 2007. Firefox 2.0.0.1, 183 bug fixes including (but not limited too): Crashes (42), Memory Leaks…

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Thunderbird 2 Beta 1 Released

The next Thunderbird 2 milestone, Beta 1 was released earlier this week. The final release is still a couple months away (first quarter 2007). Here are the new features for Thunderbird 2.0b1: Message Tags: Create your own tags for organizing email. Messages can be assigned any number of tags. Tags…

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Thunderbird 2 Beta 1 RC

We are moving a step closer to the next milestone for Thunderbird 2, the Beta 1 release. Release Candidate for beta 1 is now available in en-US build only via Mozilla FTP Server. Estimated release date for Thunderbird 2.0b1 is December 14th. News Source: mozillaZine Forums Thunderbird Builds

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Updated: Thunderbird 2 Status

As announced on CyberNet News earlier this week, Mozilla updated the Thunderbird 2 Roadmap. With this update is a revision of the release schedule and some of the features (more on this shortly). Now keep in mind for the past couple months it has been a ‘pre-beta’ release status. The…

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Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 Released

Along with Firefox 1.5.0.8, Mozilla has gone ahead and released Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 today as well. No release notes for this version at this time. Download available from the Thunderbird Product Page.

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Update Notifier for Thunderbird 2

Update Notifier was updated this morning to work with Firefox 2.0 and Thunderbird 2.0Beta1 . This handy little extension automatically checks for updates to your installed (enabled or disabled) extensions and themes and will notify you when there is an update. It also has a ‘restart’ option which is handy…

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ChromEdit Plus

One of my favorite extensions from back in the Firefox 1.0.* build days was ChromEdit. Unfortunately, when Firefox 1.5 came out that extension was broken and the developer never made a newer version. I am not sure but I think I had tried to force it to work with Nightly…

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Nightly Tester Tools in Thunderbird 2

In my Nightly Tester Tools entry I talked about using this extension with Firefox. The newest version 1.2 works with Firefox 2.0b1-3.0a1 plus Thunderbird 2.0pb1 (pre-beta)-3.0a1 and SeaMonkey (former Mozilla Suite browser) 1.5a. The installation for Thunderbird is a little more complicated since it doesn’t do the automatic XPI install…

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Mozilla Lightning

One thing many people have complained about in regards to Mozilla Thunderbird is unlike Outlook, it does not have a calendar. Today on CyberNet News I came across this entry: Mozilla Sunbird And Lightning 0.3 RC1 Available. Mozilla Sunbird is a standalone calendar application where as Lightning is a Thunderbird…

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Thunderbird 2.0pb1 & Buttons! Update

Earlier today a comment left on my Thunderbird 2.0 Pre-Beta 1 entry asking if the developer’s site had an update for the Buttons! Extension. I stared at that comment for a moment and though how stupid of me not to check the developers site! I have some good news and…

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