January 2013

Fix for Thunderbird not opening links

” I have configured the Thunderbird email client to block links from being opened when I click on them. This may sound strange to some as it makes it less convenient to open links posted in emails but it improves the security of the system.“Some Thunderbird users may on the…

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Thunderbird 19 Beta Released

*Developmental Build* Mozilla has released Thunderbird 19 Beta 1 on January 18, 2013. Note: Developmental (Beta, Earlybird and Daily) builds will continue to follow the current Gecko version numbering. This release includes fixes and improvements to chat. Lightning Users: Lightning version 2.1beta1 is needed for Thunderbird 19, however this version is not currently showing…

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Thunderbird Release Update: January 12, 2013

Just Released January 8th Thunderbird 17.0.2esr Thunderbird 17.0.2# Coming Soon Week of January 13th Thunderbird 19 Beta (19.0b1) Thunderbird 20 Earlybird (20.0a2) February 19th Thunderbird 17.0.3# Thunderbird 17.0.3esr Thunderbird 20 Beta (20.0b1)* Thunderbird 21 Earlybird (21.0a2)* Future Releases April 2nd Thunderbird 17.0.4 Thunderbird 17.0.4esr Thunderbird 21 Beta (20.0b1)* Thunderbird 22…

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No Auto-Update to Thunderbird 17.0.2esr

Due to Mozilla skipping the 17.0.1esr branch for Thunderbird, automatic updates to this version will not work at this time. Users have two options, download and manually install Thunderbird 17.0.2esr over 17.0.0esr or wait until February 19th when Thunderbird 17.0.3esr will be released with a patch to address this update…

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Thunderbird Release Numbering Change

Due to the changes in the development plans for Thunderbird announced last year, Mozilla has changed the numbering scheme of future Thunderbird releases. Most of us were expecting to see Thunderbird 18 (built off of Gecko 18) released on January 8th, but instead were updated to 17.0.2 version. Future Thunderbird…

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Thunderbird 17.0.2 Released

Mozilla has released Thunderbird 17.0.2 on January 8, 2013. Note: version numbering of Thunderbird is now going to follow that of the Thunderbird ESR branch. This updated will include minor bug and address a security issues. For organizations, Thunderbird 17.0.2esr has also been released. Depending on your settings (Tools > Options… > Advanced…

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Wiki Removed – New How-To Section

As part of our New Years updating we have decided to remove the Wiki. The biggest reasons were that it duplicated content already on the blog and it was getting too time consuming to maintain/update the wiki application. We have introduced a new How-To section to the blog. This section…

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Thunderbird Release Update: January 5, 2013

Just Released None Coming Soon Week of January 6th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.12 Thunderbird ESR 17.0.1 Thunderbird 18 Thunderbird 19 Beta (19.0b1)* Thunderbird 20 Earlybird (20.0a2)* Future Releases February 19th Thunderbird ESR 17.0.2 Thunderbird 19 Thunderbird 20 Beta (20.0b1)* Thunderbird 21 Earlybird (21.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release…

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New Theme/Features

Over the holidays we finally made some much needed updates to the blog. One of the biggest changes was moving off of the obsolete Weaver theme to the new (and very much improved) Weaver II theme. Some other new features and fixes include: When sharing a post on Facebook, the site…

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