November 2011

No Thunderbird 8.0.1

There has been some confusion as to what is the most current version of Thunderbird. Thunderbird 8.0 released on November 8, 2011 is the most current version of Thunderbird. Mozilla did release an update for Firefox (8.0.1) on November 21st, 2011. However, the issues that were addressed in this update…

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As mentioned today on our Firefox Blog, support for Firefox 3.6 will be likely ending in late April 2012. However, the Enterprise/Thunderbird/ExtendedSupport has not been refined yet. It still states, We intend to conclude on this subject within two weeks in order to be able to offer Thunderbird ESR 1.0…

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Thunderbird Win x86 64-Bit Builds

Much like Firefox, there are some unofficial 64-Bit builds for Thunderbird. They can be found here. However, at this time the most latest version is Thunderbird 7.0.0 (release is 8.0.0). As with any other developmental build, use at your own risk and ideally with a separate profile (this where ProfileMaanger…

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Thunderbird 9.0 Beta 1 Released

Mozilla has completed the merge for Thunderbird 9 on the Beta release channel on November 16, 2011. The latest version of Thunderbird Beta has the following changes: Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Thunderbird Better keyboard handling for…

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Bug 701875 was created a few days ago to address a major issue with Windows and Gecko 2.0 (Firefox 4.0+/Thunderbird 5.0+). omni.jar is a core file for Gecko 2.0 versions of Firefox and Thunderbird. From MDN: Firefox 4 and Thunderbird 3.3 achieve performance improvements by moving many of their internal…

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Thunderbird 9.0 Beta Delayed

In today’s Mozilla Weekly Update meeting it was announced Thunderbird 9.0 Beta is delayed, but is coming. While there is no official release date yet for Thunderbird 9.0 Beta, could be as early as today (November 15th). When we checked last night, we were already seeing Linux and Mac candidate…

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Add-on Compatibility Reporter Update

Add-on Compatibility Reporter has been updated to version 0.9.3 earlier today. This update addressees issues with the Add-on compatibility checking not being disabled when updating to Firefox 10 Aurora and/or Thunderbird 10 Earlybird builds. Simply go into the Aurora or Earlybird Add-ons manager, right-click on Add-on Comparability Reporter and select…

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Just Released Thunderbird 3.6.24 – November 8th Thunderbird 8 – November 8th Thunderbird 10 Earlybird (10.0a2) – November 11th Coming Soon To Be Announced Thunderbird 9 Beta (9.0b1) December 20th Thunderbird 9 Final Release Thunderbird 10 Beta (10.0b1)* Thunderbird 11 Earlybird (10.0a2)* Future Releases January 31st, 2012 Thunderbird 10 Final…

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Thunderbird 10.0a2 Earlybird Released

On November 11, 2011, Mozilla has pushed Thunderbird 10 on to the Earlybird Developmental channel. Please be aware there are two issues concerning this release that may affect users: The Add-on Comparability Reporter is not working correctly (also applies to Firefox 10 Aurora). Users will need to go into Thunderbird’s…

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