Thunderbird 38 Delayed

The Thunderbird development team has delayed the release of Thunderbird 38 for about two weeks. Below was posted on the mozillaZine Thunderbird Builds forum on Monday: from tb-planing mailing list : R Kent James wrote: Thunderbird 38.0 will not ship on the same date as Firefox 38.0 but will likely be…

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Thunderbird 31.6.0 Released

Mozilla released the final scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, March 31 with Thunderbird 31.6.0. Release notes. Users may be prompted to update to the newest release of Thunderbird or can do so manually within Thunderbird by going to Help > About Thunderbird and following the update prompts….

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Thunderbird Usage Still Growing

Contrary to the rumors, Mozilla Thunderbird usage is not declining. In fact, usage is still increasing steadily. Mozilla measures program usage by Active Daily Installations (ADI), which is the number of pings that Mozilla servers receive as installations do their daily plugin block-list update. This is not the same as the…

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Thunderbird 31.5.0 Released

Mozilla released the next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, February 24th with Thunderbird 31.5.0. Release notes. Users may be prompted to update to the newest release of Thunderbird or can do so manually within Thunderbird by going to Help > About Thunderbird and following the update prompts….

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Thunderbird 31.4.0 Released

Mozilla released the next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, January 13th with Thunderbird 31.4.0. This release addressed these issues: The previous issues with jp mac builds have now been fixed, and Thunderbird will no longer need to be run in 32-bit mode. Security fixes can be found here…

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Thunderbird 31.3.0 Released

Mozilla released the next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Monday, December 1st with Thunderbird 31.3.0. This release addressed these issues: Fixes an issue where using LDAP autocomplete could end up with blank entries in the compose addressing list (Bug 1045753) Fixes an issue where IRC participants were not removed…

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Road Map to Thunderbird 38

After over 2-years of essentially being on the back burner and with virtually no one in charge of the project, momentum has shifted for Thunderbird. Recently Mozilla held a summit in Toronto for the Thunderbird Contributors. From the Mozilla Thunderbird Blog: At the Summit, we made a number of key decisions:…

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Update: Provider for Google Calendar 1.0.x

Well, I discovered on Monday (November 17th) Google changed the calendar sign-in API. This now breaks the older version of the Provider for Google Calendar add-on. However, I was able to get all my calendars to work (for the most part) with Thunderbird/Lightning now. I linked/subscribed my school and US…

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Provider for Google Calendar 1.0.x Issues

The developer has attempted to make setting up your Google Calendars in Lightning easier with the 1.0.x versions of Provider for Google Calendar. Unfortunately, this change may not work with certain Google Calendars. The new setup process simply wants the email address associated with your Google Calendar (instead of using the…

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Thunderbird 31.2.0 Released

Mozilla released the next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, October 14th with Thunderbird 31.2.0. This release addressed these issues: Bug 1008718: Fixed a case where having a contact and card in an address book with the same name could send to the mailing list Security fixes…

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