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Update: 12 Sept 2011: Thunderbird 6.0.2 in now in the testing CR. Please let us know how it installs and performs. This version uses the system nss libraries, so that should be the latest version, too.


Thunderbird is the famous Mozilla email client (the Debian rebranded version is Icedove).

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thunderbird - 6.0+build2+nobinonly-0mcr85+1

Version: 6.0.2+build1+nobinonly-0mcr85+1

Section: mail

Architecture: 32bit and 64bit

Description:
Thunderbird is a full-featured email, RSS and newsgroup client that makes
emailing safer, faster and easier than ever before. It supports different mail
accounts (POP, IMAP, Gmail), has a simple mail account setup wizard, one-
click address book, tabbed interface, an integrated learning spam filter,
advanced search and indexing capabilities, and offers easy organization
of mails with tagging and virtual folders. It also features unrivalled
extensibility.


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Bump: the packaged Thunderbird 17.0.6 ESR Mozilla binaries are now in the testing community repo for MEPIS 8.5. They will appear as thunderbird-i686 for 32-bit users, thunderbird-amd64 for 64-bit.

Anyway, these install into /opt, have different desktop and icon files, so should not interfere with other repository versions of Thunderbird or Icedove. Please let us know how they are working if you give them a spin. Thanks!


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Update: the latest security fix, 17.0.8esr, is now in the testing CR. I reverted to just having the package named "thunderbird", so please let us know how it's working if you try it out.


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Update: version 17.0.9esr~mozillabinaries is now in the testing CR.


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Update: latest 24.1.0 release now in the testing repository.

Edit: Oops, used the newer xz compression for the debs, which M8.5/Lenny does not understand. Rebuilding them with LZMA instead.


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Thunderbird in the test CR updated to the latest Mozilla builds, 24.4.0.


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