June 2012

Tired of having to update Lightning every six-weeks (especially those of us who are using the Beta and/or Earlybird/Aurora builds of Thunderbird) when the channel merge hits? EarlyLight is the solution. EarlyLight is developed by rkent and is an unofficial build of Lightning that supports both Beta and Earlybird/Aurora builds…

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Just Released June 5th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.5 Thunderbird 13 June 7th Thunderbird 14 Beta (14.0b1) June 14th Thunderbird 15 Earlybird (15.0a2) June 15th Thunderbird 13.0.1 Coming Soon July 17th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.6 Thunderbird 14 Thunderbird 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Thunderbird 16 Earlybird (16.0a2)* Future Releases August 28th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.7 Thunderbird…

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Modify UI Font Face and Size

It is possible to change the display font and the size of the font on the Thunderbird User Interface. However, it is not something that can be done within Thunderbird. You will need to modify your userChrome.css file within your Thunderbird  profile folder. Follow these directions below to make the modifications: From within…

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Thunderbird 13.0.1 Relased

On June 15, 2012 Mozilla released an update for Thunderbird 13. The new update, Thunderbird 13.0.1 addresses some bugs with saving POP emails as txt, some POP issues and partner related issues. Existing Thunderbird 13 users can update via Help > About Thunderbird or can manually download and install Thunderbird 13.0.1…

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Dropbox Removed for Thunderbird 13

Prior to the release of Thunderbird 13, the Dropbox feature which allowed users to attach large files from The Cloud (after uploading through Dropbox) had been removed [Bug 754993]. I recall early on there were some security concerns about this feature from business users. They had wanted the ability to…

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After a little over a week delay, the merge for Thunderbird 15 on to the Earlybird channel is completed. However, at this time the update channel has not been reactivated. If you want to move to Thunderbird 15 Earlybird you can do so by manually downloading and installing Earlybird. Users…

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Just Released None Coming Soon June 5th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.5 Thunderbird 13 Thunderbird 14 Beta (14.0b1)* Thunderbird 15 Earlybird (15.0a2)* Future Releases July 17th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.6 Thunderbird 14 Thunderbird 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Thunderbird 16 Earlybird (16.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and…

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