2007

Add-ons ‘Install’ Button

Up until the release of Thunderbird 3, there was not an automated way to install extensions from within Thunderbird. In the older versions you had to download the add-on, find it on your computer, open Thunderbird’s Add-Ons Manager window and then drag the file into the window to install. Most…

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Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 Released

A new version of Thunderbird was released a couple days ago (November 14th). Here are the details from the Release Notes: What’s New in Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 Release Date: November 14, 2007 Security Update: The following security issues have been fixed. Earlier Changes: For information about previous changes, please see the…

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Moving Thunderbird Profile

Adapted from Thunderbird How To Manage Profiles Your Thunderbird profile not only contains all your preferences and extensions but your e-mail folders and messages as well. Moving your profile is not that difficult. One thing to keep in mind though is your Thunderbird profile can get quite large depending on…

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Thunderbird News Part 3?

I guess we can call this Part 3…that is if we call Scott McGregor’s announcement (Troublesome Thunderbird News) Part 1 and David Bienvenu’s announcement (More Troublesome Thunderbird News) Part 2 . As expected Michell Baker has posted a couple articles about the transition of Thunderbird to MailCo on her blog….

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More Troublesome Thunderbird News

Earlier this week Scott McGregor announced he was leaving Mozilla Corp.  Now comes the  announcement David Bienvenu, the only other Thunderbird Developer is also leaving on October 12th: Just wanted to let everyone know that my last day at The Mozilla Corporation will be Oct. 12. I intend to stay…

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An Invitation From David Ascher

This morning I mentioned in my More Troublesome Thunderbird News post that there not being announcements from Mitchell Baker or even David Ascher. Earlier today David Ascher dropped by and left this comment and invitation: Hi — i did blog about it this morning on my own blog — I…

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Troublesome Thunderbird News

On a short note, Scott McGregor, Thunderbird lead engineer, announced that on October 12 he will leave the Mozilla Corporation to pursuit other career interests. He plans, however, to continue his role as module owner for Thunderbird as a volunteer. This not a good sign for the future development of…

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Thunderbird's Future Looking Brighter

In late July there was a lot of talk about Thunderbird’s Future as Mozilla was looking at options to split off or even possible drop Thunderbird. The future is looking a lot brighter now for Thunderbird. Mitchell Baker has announced… The result is that Mozilla is launching a new effort…

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Update ThunderBrowser

ThunderBrowser has a new site:  http://thunderbrowse.com also check out the ThunderBlog.

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Thunderbird Major Update Update

I mentioned earlier in the Weekly Update 2007-08-06 post that there is going to a major update to take TBird users from the 1.5.0.12 to the  2.0.0.6 build. I got to thinking about this and something didn’t make sense.  If the Major Update feature is still being tested, how could…

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