Thunderbird 6.0 has been released! PPA Ubuntu


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thunderbird3Mozilla has released today Thunderbird 6.0, this new release of the the open source cross-platform email client and news reader comes with some new features and many bugs fix.

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


Installation of thunderbird 6.0 in Ubuntu and LinuxMint:

Mozilla Thunderbird 6 also available on PPA, you can install / Upgradeto this latest release via the following PPA  :

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

For other Linux distribution, you can download Thunderbird 6.0 from this Link