2011

Thunderbird 3.1.9 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released an update for Thunderbird 3.1 on March 4th. This release addressed: Prevents a crash after update, that is affecting some users. For more information and to download see the Thunderbird 3.1.9 Release Notes. IMPORTANT! Support for Thunderbird 3.0 has ended! Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1

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Disable Add-on compatibility checking in Miramar

WARNING: Performing the below action can result in Miramar becoming unstable or unresponsive due to an incompatible add-on. Do so at your own risk. Since Nightly Tester Tools hasn’t been made compatible yet with Miramar Alpha 2 I had to find a manual way to force add-ons to work. This…

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Thunderbird 3.1.8 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released an update for Thunderbird 3.1 on March 1st. This release addressed: Several fixes to improve performance, stability and security, see the Security Advisory. Several fixes to improve handling of large folder files stored locally. For more information and to download see the Thunderbird 3.1.8 Release Notes….

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Thunderbird 3.1.8 Coming March 2011

Due to crash issues upon startup with Firefox 3.5.17/3.6.14 (which also affected Thunderbird 3.1.8), the next release has been pushed back to March 1st. Also as a reminder, Thunderbird 3.0 is no longer supported as of early December.

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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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No More Thunderbird 3.0 Support

The release of Thunderbird 3.0.11 in December marked the end of support for the Thunderbird 3.0 branch. Users should upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1 to ensure they get regular updates.

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New Redesigns Coming

With the great success I have had converting the Firefox Extension Guru’s Sites over to WordPress I’ve opted to redo the Email Mafia sites as well. As you can see, the blog has already been redone and cleaned up. Just waiting on the new database to setup so I can…

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