2010

Thunderbird 3.0.5 Released

Mozilla Messaging has release the fifth update for Thunderbird 3.0 on June 17th. The new Thunderbird 3.0.5 update includes several security and stability updates [Thunderbird release notes]. Thunderbird 2.0 and older users should upgrade by downloading Thunderbird 3.0.5 directly via http://getthunderbird.com. Thunderbird 3.0 users should be prompted to update within…

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Thunderbird 3.1 Coming Soon?

The latest news from Mozilla Messaging is Thunderbird 3.1 is expected to ship mid to late June 2010. Thunderbird 3.0.5 is dependent on the release of Firefox 3.5.10 which seems to be stuck in a perpetual delay.

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Thunderbird 3.1RC2 Released

Mozilla Messaging has release the second Release Candidate for the upcoming Thunderbird 3.1. This release is intended for extension developers and beta testers. New features in Thunderbird 3.1 that require feedback include: New Quick Filter toolbar New Migration Assistant Saved Files Manager Several fixes to improve upgrading from Thunderbird 2…

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Thunderbird 3.1RC1 Released

Mozilla Messaging has release the first Release Candidate for the upcoming Thunderbird 3.1. This release is intended for extension developers and beta testers. New features in Thunderbird 3.1 that require feedback include: New Quick Filter toolbar New Migration Assistant Saved Files Manager Several fixes to improve upgrading from Thunderbird 2…

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Thunderbird 3.0.5: End Of May?

Whilst checking on the upcoming Firefox releases I noticed Mozilla has posted a possible release date for Thunderbird 3.0.5 as the week of May 24th. Well post update when I have more info.

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Thunderbird 3.1b2 (Lanikai) Released

Mozilla Messaging has released the second Beta of Thunderbird 3.1, code named Lanikai for testing purposes on May 5th. This release includes: Several fixes to improve upgrading from Thunderbird 2. Several fixes for auto complete, tabs, and activity manager. Several design improvements and corrections to the interface. Stability and memory…

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Thunderbird Release Recap: May 2010

Released Last Month None Schedule This Month Thunderbird 3.1b2 – May 4, 2010 Future Releases Thunderbird 3.0.5 – TBD

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Use 'Global Inbox' on POP Accounts

Got an email from a family member in regards to their Thunderbird. They switched ISP and email providers and when their email account was setup in Thunderbird, it had its own folder structure. My first thought was the account had been setup as IMAP, but I checked on the provider’s…

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No More Support for Thunderbird 2

When Thunderbird 2.0.0.24 Released back in mid-March, this was the last planned update for the 2.0.0.X trunk. Mozilla Messaging confirmed yesterday that there will indeed be no further updates for Thunderbird 2. Users are encouraged to upgrade to Thunderbird 3. Source: dmose’s blog

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Send A Bulk Email as BCC

Last month I received an email for a nearly dedicated Thunderbird user. I say nearly dedicated because they were still using Eudora to send out monthly club emails. The club has a strict policy that their email addresses will not be shared. They were unable to find an easy way…

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