Thunderbird ESR

Extension Signing in Thunderbird?

Apparently someone thought it would be a good idea to introduce extension signing into Mozilla Thunderbird. At the end of May 2015 Magnus Melin filed Bug 1168571: consider force signing add-ons requirements on in beta/release for thunderbird (too). So Mozilla is going to shoot themselves in the other foot if they are…

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Thunderbird Numbering

After each major update there is always some people who are confused by the numbering scheme used for Thunderbird. Common question is why did the version number just jump up by 7? Thunderbird follows the Firefox ESR release numbering which means there is major release every 48 weeks or 7 regular updates…

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Thunderbird ESR has been discontinued

Support for Thunderbird 24.x ESR has ended and there will no longer be any further Thunderbird ESR releases. Starting with Thunderbird 31.x, Mozilla is basing the mainstream Thunderbird releases off of the Firefox ESR standards, so Thunderbird ESR releases have been merged into the mainstream Thunderbird releases. This means the…

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Thunderbird 24.3.0 to be released in February

Thunderbird 24.3.0 was originally scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. However, due to Mozilla shutting down their operations until January 6th, they have opted to push the release back two weeks to ensure the build quality is not sacrificed. The new release date for Thunderbird 24.3.0 (both desktop…

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Thunderbird Release Update: October 26, 2013

Just Released None Coming Soon October 29th Thunderbird ESR 24.0.1 Thunderbird 24.0.1 Thunderbird 26 Beta (25.0b1)* Thunderbird 27 Earlybird (26.0a2)* Future Releases December 10th Thunderbird ESR 24.0.2 Thunderbird 24.0.2 Thunderbird 27 Beta (27.0b1)* Thunderbird 28 Earlybird (28.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and Beta…

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Thunderbird 17.0.7/17.0.7esr Released

Mozilla has released the next updates for Mozilla Thunderbird with versions 17.0.7 and 17.0.7esr (Thunderbird for Organizations) on June 25th, 2013. Fixes in this version include Various security fixes. Depending on the operating system and update settings (Tools > Options… > Advanced > Update Tab), users will be prompted to…

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Thunderbird Release Update: March 30th, 2013

Just Released None Coming Soon April 2nd Thunderbird 17.0.5 Thunderbird ESR 17.0.5 Thunderbird 21 Beta (20.1b1)* Thunderbird 22 Earlybird (22.0a2)* Future Releases May 14th Thunderbird ESR 17.0.6 Thunderbird 17.0.6 Thunderbird 22 Beta (22.0b1)* Thunderbird 23 Earlybird (23.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and…

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Thunderbird 17.0.4/17.0.4esr Released

Mozilla released an emergency update for Thunderbird on March 11th, 2013 with versions 17.0.4 and 17.0.4esr. This release addresses issues in regards to security advisory MFSA 2013-29. The next scheduled releases are Thunderbird 17.0.5 and 17.0.5esr on April 2nd, 2013.

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Thunderbird 17.0.3/17.0.3esr Released

Mozilla has released Thunderbird 17.0.3 and 17.0.3esr (Thunderbird for Organizations) on February 19, 2013. As a reminder starting with Thunderbird 17.0.2, Thunderbird is now following the branch numbering of Thunderbird 17.0esr instead of Firefox. Besides security fixes this release also includes a fix for issues removing attachments via the keyboard…

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Just Released None Coming Soon February 19th Thunderbird 17.0.3 Thunderbird ESR 17.0.3 Thunderbird 20 Beta (20.0b1)* Thunderbird 21 Earlybird (21.0a2)* Future Releases April 2nd Thunderbird ESR 17.0.4 Thunderbird 17.0.4 Thunderbird 21 Beta (20.0b1)* Thunderbird 22 Earlybird (21.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and…

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