January 2011

First Glance: Miramar Alpha 2 (TBird 3.3)

Since I had some time, I installed Thunderbird 3.3a2 aka Miramar. Upon the first start-up I was prompted to setup my email account. The process went smoothly as like in Thunderbird 3.1, setup should be able to auto-detect the account settings based on the email address you put in. Since…

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Thunderbird and Identities

When an email account is initially setup in Thunderbird, the user is prompted to enter their name which is shown as the from on the mail message. What if you want to have multiple display/from names on the same email account? Thunderbird gives you the ability to create multiple ‘identities’…

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Miramar (Thunderbird) 3.3a2 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released the second alpha for the next generation of Thunderbird. Miramar is the code name for the new Thunderbird 3.3 which is built on the new Gecko 2 engine. New in this release: New Troubleshooting information page to aid supporting and diagnosing problems in Thunderbird Notifications of…

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Thunderbird Account Provisioner

Whilst trying to find more information about Thunderbird 3.3 Miramar, I came across the Mozilla Labs blog and an experimental add-on unofficially called Account Provisioner. A little background, it seems about 2/3 of the people who download Thunderbird are expecting to get an email address with it. Interesting, so the…

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