Thunderbird 31.x

If you have been trying to import your emails from MS Eudora or Outlook with the current Thunderbird 38.x branch you likely have run into problems. According to Bug 1176748, this functionality was disabled as it broke the Thunderbird 38 branch. There is however, a simple fix and that is to temporarily install Thunderbird 31.8.0 (or Thunderbird 17.8.0), import then update to the current Thunderbird 38.x branch. One catch though, this only works for Outlook. Apparently the import functionality for Eudora has not worked in a long time and since it has been almost 10-years since Microsoft ended support for Eudora, Mozilla…

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Thunderbird 38.1.0 Released

Mozilla has released the next installment of the Thunderbird 38.x branch on July 9, 2015. Thunderbird 38.1.0 contains underlying code that is Firefox 38.1.0 esr. Some of the fixes and issues in this release include: FIXED – Copy/Paste into plain text editor deletes newlines from quoted text (bug 1143570) FIXED –  OAuth2 authentication for GMail does not work when specified server is imap.gmail.com or smtp.gmail.com. (bug 1176773) UNRESOLVED – Import from Outlook and Eudora disabled, code currently not working (bug 1175055) Important! If you are still using Thunderbird 31.x, you will be prompted to update to Thunderbird 38.1.0 next week. The Thunderbird 31.x…

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Thunderbird 38.x.x Info

First, updates from Thunderbird 31.7.0 to Thunderbird 38.0.1 via Help > About Thunderbird are now active as I just updated one my machines. Important to note you must have 31.7.0 (released May 12th) in order to update to Thunderbird 38.0.1 as the machine only had Thunderbird 31.6.0 on it. After updating to 31.7.0 then it download the full 30+ MB update for Thunderbird 38.0.1 version. In regards to the version numbering. Thunderbird 38 was suppose to be released on May 12th (same day as Firefox 38), but due to complications Mozilla could not release the full version of Thunderbird 38….

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Thunderbird 31.6.0 Released

Mozilla released the final scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, March 31 with Thunderbird 31.6.0. Release notes. Users may be prompted to update to the newest release of Thunderbird or can do so manually within Thunderbird by going to Help > About Thunderbird and following the update prompts. Users may also manually download and install the Thunderbird update via the getthunderbird.com site. The next scheduled update for the Thunderbird will be May 12, 2015 with Thunderbird 38.0.

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Thunderbird 31.5.0 Released

Mozilla released the next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, February 24th with Thunderbird 31.5.0. Release notes. Users may be prompted to update to the newest release of Thunderbird or can do so manually within Thunderbird by going to Help > About Thunderbird and following the update prompts. Users may also manually download and install the Thunderbird update via the getthunderbird.com site. The next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch is March 31, 2015 with Thunderbird 31.6.0.

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Thunderbird 31.4.0 Released

Mozilla released the next scheduled update for the Thunderbird 31 branch on Tuesday, January 13th with Thunderbird 31.4.0. This release addressed these issues: The previous issues with jp mac builds have now been fixed, and Thunderbird will no longer need to be run in 32-bit mode. Security fixes can be found here Installing extensions within Thunderbird no longer requires download and installing as a file (Bug 1081190) Autocomplete suggestion sort order was adjusted to prioritize entries where the search string matches the beginning of a word (Bug 970456) Users may be prompted to update to the newest release of Thunderbird or can…

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