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Mozilla Thunderbird 6.0 Is Released

Thunderbird is a free email application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features!

To install Thunderbird open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install thunderbird

To start Thunderbird press Alt+F2 and type: thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird Homepage

The latest version of Thunderbird has the following changes:

Thunderbird is based on the new Mozilla Gecko 6 engine
Several theme improvements for Windows 7
Support for Windows 7 Jump lists
Several fixes when importing email from Microsoft Outlook
Default mail client check now works with newer Linux distributions
Various other user interface fixes and improvements
Numerous platform fixes that improve speed, performance, stability and security

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12 years ago

Thank you so much this was a great help.