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Thunderbird 52 to 60 update rollout started

The development team behind the email client Thunderbird released Thunderbird 60 in August 2018. Updates from Thunderbird 52.x to 60.x were not activated back then; users had to install Thunderbird 60 manually […]

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Thunderbird 60.0 release information

A new major version of the email client Thunderbird will be released later today that brings the version of the program to Thunderbird 60.0. While August 6, 2018 is the release date, […]

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New extensions portal for Thunderbird and SeaMonkey launches

Up until now, Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey users, used a single portal for extensions for their products. Even users of Firefox-based browsers could point their browsers to https://addons.mozilla.org/ to search for, download, […]

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Thunderbird 60: extension and theme changes

The Thunderbird development team released the last version of the 52.x branch a couple of days ago. The next version of Thunderbird will be Thunderbird 60.0 if no last minute minor version […]

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Mozilla Thunderbird 52.9.0 released

The Thunderbird team has released a new version of the open source cross-platform email client. Thunderbird 52.9.0 is a security update first and foremost which makes it a recommended update for all […]

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Thunderbird 52.8.0 security update released

Thunderbird 52.8.0 is a new version of the popular cross-platform email client that fixes several security vulnerabilities in the email client. Existing Thunderbird users can run a check for updates from within […]

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Thunderbird 60 and extensions support

Thunderbird 60 will be the next major release of the desktop email program. It is a major release because Thunderbird is moved to a new Extended Support Release base (and as is […]

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Thunderbird 52.6.0 with security fixes released

Thunderbird 52.6.0 is a security update for the popular desktop email client. The release is available via the email client's automatic update feature and also on the official project website. Thunderbird users […]

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Thunderbird Audit reveals unpatched security issues

A recent security audit of the email client Thunderbird and the encryption extension Enigmail revealed unpatched security issues in the email program and in Enigmail. The report has not been released yet […]

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How to encrypt your emails in Thunderbird

Emails are by default just like postcards. That's good on the one hand, as it ensures that sender and recipient can read the email messages without issues. It means however as well […]

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Thunderbird 52.3.0 is out

Mozilla Messaging released Thunderbird 52.3.0 on August 16, 2017 to the release channel and all supported operating systems. The new version of the popular email client is a bug fix release; means, […]

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Thunderbird 52.2.0 update: issues with IMAP folders

The Thunderbird team has released Thunderbird 52.2.0 today, a new stable version of the popular cross-platform email client. The new version of Thunderbird is already available through the email client's automatic update […]

Thunderbird's new home is.. The Mozilla Foundation

What's going to happen to the Thunderbird email client? This was one question that most users of the desktop program asked themselves when it was revealed that Mozilla wanted to drop the […]

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Thunderbird 52.0 released: find out what is new

Thunderbird 52.0 is out. The new version of the desktop email client for Windows, Mac and Linux devices was released on April 4, 2017 to the public. The new version of the […]

SeaMonkey, Thunderbird to join forces after Firexit?

SeaMonkey and Thunderbird developers may join forces to ensure continued development after Mozilla cuts the ties to the projects (Firefox Exit, FirExit) Mozilla announced back in December 2015 that it wants to […]

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Thunderbird Attach from Clipboard extension

Attach from Clipboard is an extension for the desktop email client Thunderbird to create file attachments from clipboard content. If you want to paste clipboard content into emails, you may be able […]

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Thunderbird 45.5 email client released

A new version of the popular desktop email client Thunderbird has just been released. Thunderbird 45.5 fixes several issues but does not introduce new features. The Thunderbird 45.5 release notes list six […]

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Fix Thunderbird won't let you sign in to Gmail

As you may know, I use Thunderbid as may main desktop email program. I use it with various email providers, including Gmail. Everything worked fine up until this morning. I received mails […]