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Rethinking Thunderbird

By • Jun 5th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source

Mozilla’s main bundle that is attached to a monetization scheme is the Firefox browser, which is monetized through people’s use of a particular search provider when connected through the bundle. Thunderbird (and its related Mozilla Messaging cost center) do not currently contribute anything directly to that bundle and its monetization scheme.

Thunderbird 3.1 Release Candidate 1 with Performance Improvements released

By • May 27th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Mozilla has just released the first release candidate of Thunderbird 3.1 based on the Gecko 1.9.2 platform. If you’re currently testing Thunderbird 3.1 then check for updates at Help -> Check for updates or download Thunderbird 3.1 RC 1 directly from the Mozilla web site. Thunderbird 3.1 RC 1 comes with improved performance to stability, […]

Thunderbird 3.2 Add-on Manager

By • May 13th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

You’ve surely heard that Mozilla is working on a new Add-on Manager for Thunderbird email client and Firefox web browser. You can get a preview of this add-on manager in a recently posted Thunderbird 3.2 Alpha 1 Pre, an early development release of Thunderbird, a Shredder. Thunderbird 3.2 Alpha 1 is available to download from […]

Lightweight Themes a.k.a Personas coming to Thunderbird 3.1

By • Apr 16th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

There is every reason to believe that upcoming desktop email client Thunderbird 3.1 will support Personas lightweight theme. Thunderbird 3.1 final is scheduled for June 1, 2010, but we may not have to wait so long, it is probable that Personas will be pushed into Thunderbird 3.1 beta 2 scheduled for delivery on Tuesday 4th […]

Thunderbird 3 Quick Filter Extension

By • Apr 6th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Click to enlarge Quick Filter is an extension for Thunderbird 3 that adds easy email filtering capabilities to the email client. The extension tends to recall the old quick search system of Thunderbird 2.0 but with more features. It adds an extra toolbar with Unread, Starred, Contact, Tags, Attachments search message types. With better search […]