Thunderbird 3.3 (Miramar)

Bug 701875 was created a few days ago to address a major issue with Windows and Gecko 2.0 (Firefox 4.0+/Thunderbird 5.0+). omni.jar is a core file for Gecko 2.0 versions of Firefox and Thunderbird. From MDN: Firefox 4 and Thunderbird 3.3 achieve performance improvements by moving many of their internal…

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After nearly a year in development, Mozilla/Mozilla Labs has released Thunderbird 5.0 on June 28th. As mentioned prior to keep the version numbering the same across all products, there was not a Thunderbird 4.0 release. Further during early development this was labeled as Thunderbird 3.3 Alpha. Users who’s computers meet…

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Mozilla Labs has released an update for Thunderbird 3.1 on June 21st. This release addressed: Several security and stability issues. For more information and to download see the Thunderbird 3.1.11 Release Notes. IMPORTANT! Support for Thunderbird 3.0 has ended! Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1. Support for Gecko 1.9.2/Thunderbird 3.1 will continue…

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In a post couple weeks ago, we did mention about the numbering change for the next Thunderbird release (Miramar) going from 3.3a to 5.0b. However, we have received several questions related to the whereabouts of Thunderbird 4. Simply put there will NOT be a Thunderbird 4.0 version. The reason for…

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Bug 531088: ‘Need warning and UI for destructive POP3 default setting’ has been around since the Thunderbird 3 days (November 2009) and is still listed as one of the two critical bugs in the Daily Builds threads on the mozillaZine Thunderbird Builds forum. Here is a brief summary of this…

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I mentioned over on the Firefox Blog about a thread in the Thunderbird Builds forum asking if there is a possibility of being able to have toolbar (icons) next to the tabs like in Firefox. They posted the following mockup of how they would like this to look in Thunderbird…

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We described in the Thunderbird 5 Beta 1 Released post how to override Add-on Compatibility Checking by adding and setting the following Boolean entry to FALSE in Thunderbird’s about:config: extensions.checkCompatibility.5.0b There has been some isolated reports that after restarting Thunderbird users see the message: Add-on compatibility checking is disabled. You…

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Thunderbird 5 Beta 1 Released

Mozilla Labs has released the first beta of Thunderbird 5 (formerly Thunderbird 3.3) on June 2, 2011. To bypass extension compatibility checking in Thunderbird 5 Beta 1: Tools Menu > Options… Advanced Tab > In the Advanced Configuration section near the bottom click the Config Editor… button Click the I’ll…

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Thunderbird 5 Beta 1 (Miramar) Coming

Mozilla Labs should be releasing the first beta for Thunderbird 5 (Miramar) later today. Important: To match up with the current version numbering of Firefox, Miramar has been renumbered from 3.3 during the Alpha builds to 5.0 for Beta builds and final release. Further Thunderbird has skipped version 4.0.

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Just Released None Schedule this Coming Month Thunderbird 5 Beta (Miramar) – May 25h* Thunderbird 3.1.11 – June 21st Thunderbird 5 Final Release – June 21st Future Releases Thunderbird 6 Beta – July 5th* Thunderbird 6 Final Release – August 16th Thunderbird 7 Aurora – August 16th* * As part…

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