Thunderbird 24.3.0 Has Been Released | How To Install Thunderbird 24.3.0 On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Thunderbird is a good and popular E-mail client, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version available is Thunderbird 24.3.0, which has been recently released, coming with fixes.

Thunderbird 24.3.0 Has Been Released | How To Install Thunderbird 24.3.0 On Linux Systems

In this article I will show you how to install Thunderbird 24.3.0 on the most popular Linux systems, including: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

Because it is not available via any repository yet, we have to download the archive from the official site, extract it and run the installer, with sudo privileges.

How to install Thunderbird 24.3.0. on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

$ cd ~
$ wget ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/24.3.0/linux-i686/en-US/thunderbird-24.3.0.tar.bz2
$ tar -xjvf thunderbird-24.3.0.tar.bz2
$ cd thunderbird
$ sudo thunderbird

Also, for an easier usage, create the below symlink:

$ sudo ln -s ~/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird

How to install Thunderbird 24.3.0. on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

$ cd ~
$ wget ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/24.3.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/thunderbird-24.3.0.tar.bz2
$ tar -xjvf thunderbird-24.3.0.tar.bz2
$ cd thunderbird
$ sudo thunderbird

Also, for an easier usage, create the below symlink:

$ sudo ln -s ~/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird

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