- by Martin Kaba
- on Thu Jun 24, 2010
Mozilla has released a major update of its desktop email client Thunderbird. This new version Thunderbird 3.1 (final) comes with several new features, already covered on this blog, and lots of bug fixes.
A quick rundown of features in Thunderbird 3.1;
- Faster Search Results
- Quick Filter Toolbar
- New Migration Assistant
- Saved Files Manager
- New Mail Account Setup Wizard
This release also includes improvements to stability, memory, and password handling. Thunderbird 3.1 email client is available in 46 different languages, move to Mozilla Messaging and grab it. Linux users can use this single command to download and extract Thunderbird.
wget -O - http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/latest-3.1/linux-i686/en-US//thunderbird-3.1.tar.bz2 | tar xj -C ~
To install Thunderbird 3.1 in a different language other than English (American) copy the command above and change the en-US to your language, for example en-GB for Great Britain, it for Italian, es-ES, Spanish-Spain – for others look here. Thunderbird 3,1 is a free download released under the GNU/GPL license.