2012

Thunderbird 18 Beta Released

DEVELOPMENTAL RELEASE Mozilla has released Thunderbird 18 Beta on November 29, 2012. New features/fixes in Thunderbird 18 Beta include: Zoom functionality is now availabile [sic] in the compose window. Additionally, ctrl/cmd + and ctrl/cmd – now change the zoom setting rather than the font size. Various fixes and performance improvements…

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Blurry font issue

” Some users of the Firefox web browser have reported issues with blurry fonts after updating it to the latest release version Firefox 17.0. The issue seems to only affect users running the Windows operating system … “…Note that Thunderbird 17.0 is likely affected by the same bug as well….

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There are a couple useful extensions that will undo the UI changes introduced in Thunderbird 17 as well as the changes to the tabs back with Thunderbird 11. Both of these will work together fine, or you can install on or the other depending on how you would like your…

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Thunderbird 17/Windows XP Title Bar Issues

UPDATE: There was a typo in the preference name published earlier the correct preference name is mail.tabs.drawInTitlebar. This works on all versions of Windows, not just XP There are some scattered reports that Windows XP users are having issues with the new ‘Draw Tabs in Title Bar’ feature as part…

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Lightning will auto-update to version 1.9 when Thunderbird checks add-on compatibility during the update. However, Goggle Calendar users will need to manually update to Provider for Google Calendar add-on to version 0.18 in order to get their Google Calendar(s) to work again in Thunderbird 17. To update go to Tools…

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Thunderbird 17 Released

Mozilla has released the next update for Thunderbird on November 20, 2012, with Thunderbird 17. Changes in this version include the new ‘menu button’ on the right side and tabs are now drawn in the title bar on Windows. Also with this version Mac OS X 10.5 is no longer…

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Just Released None Coming Soon November 20th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.11 Thunderbird ESR 17.0 Thunderbird 17 Thunderbird 18 Beta (18.0b1)* Thunderbird 19 Earlybird (19.0a2)* Future Releases Early/Mid January 2013 Thunderbird ESR 10.0.12 (EOL) Thunderbird ESR 17.0.1 Thunderbird 18 Thunderbird 19 Beta (19.0b1)* Thunderbird 20 Earlybird (20.0a2)* EOL – End of Life,…

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Thunderbird 17 User Interface Changes

Thunderbird 17 due for release on/around November 20th features a redesigned user interface. Like Firefox, Thunderbird is going to have a cleaner and simpler user interface. This means by default removing the Menu bar (which can be brought back temporarily via the ALT key and restored by going to View…

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Thunderbird 16.0.2 Released

Mozilla released an important update for Thunderbird 16.0 with Thunderbird 16.0.2 on October 29th, 2012. Thunderbird 16.0.2 addressed these issues: Security vulnerabilities with Location object issues Bug 803843: IMAP based accounts could sometimes continuously download emails Existing Thunderbird 16.0.x users can update via Help > About Thunderbird or downloading and…

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