January 2012

I realize the last post, Thunderbird ESR Released was a bit brief. I had been waiting to post about the new ESR build until I knew for sure they were going to be released. I had seen in a couple places that they were scheduled for release on January 31st….

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Thunderbird 3.1.18 Released

Mozilla Messaging has release a stability and security update for Thunderbird 3.1.x on January 31st, 2012 with Thunderbird 3.1.18 release. Existing Thunderbird 3.1.x users can update within Thunderbird via Help > Check for Updates or can manually download and install Thunderbird 3.1.18 from here. With the launch of the new…

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Thunderbird 10 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released the next version of Thunderbird on January 31st, 2012. Thunderbird 10.0 includes these changes: New ability to search the Web Improvements to email search Several fixes when drafting email and several other platform fixes Existing Thunderbird user can update from within Thunderbird via Help > About…

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As we had reported last night, the next build was going to contain a patch to fix the issue with mozglue.dll error message. After installing a fresh copy of the 2012-01-28 Earlybird build, everything is working again. Users will need to update manually to the newest build of Earlybird by…

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Just Released None Coming Soon January 31st, 2012 Thunderbird 3.1.18 Thunderbird 10.0 Thunderbird 11 Beta (11.0b1)* Thunderbird 12 Earlybird (12.0a2)* Future Releases March 13th, 2012 Thunderbird 3.1.19 Thunderbird 11 Final Release Thunderbird 12 Beta (12.0b1)* Thunderbird 13 Earlybird (13.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for…

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Earlybird (Thunderbird 11.0a2) Currently Broken

There is a critical bug in the January 27, 2012 build of Thunderbird Earlybird (11.0a2) which is preventing the application from launching on Windows. This is believed to be the result of the check in of Bug 701371 – Rename mozutils to mozglue, and move it to top-level. A patch…

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New ‘Downloads’ Sidebar Item

I have added links for Thunderbird, Lighting and Provider for Google Calendar to a new ‘Downloads’ section on the side bar. This sections has links for both the current and developmental versions (note: the same version of Provider for Google Calendar works with both the release and developmental versions of…

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Mozilla has announced Thunderbird will follow the Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) plan. The current plan is the first Firefox ESR will be based off of the upcoming Firefox 10 release coming at the end of this month. With that release comes a 12-week ‘grace-period’ for continued support of the…

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