How to Install Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.4 / 19.0 Beta 1 on Linux Systems

In this article I will show you how to install Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.4 or Mozilla Thunderbird 19.0 Beta 1 on your Linux System.

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Thunderbird 17.0.4 is a stable version and Thunderbird 19.0 Beta 1 is unstable. It depends on you on what you decide to install.

Thunderbird is a good and popular E-mail client, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

So, let’s start. This tutorial is a generical install guide, from sources, so it works on a lot of Linux Operating Systems, like: Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Knoppix, Slackware, Pinguy OS or others.

Download the sources:

* Thunderbird 17.0.4 for 32 bit systems:

$ wget

* Thunderbird 17.0.4 for 62 bit systems:

$ wget

* Thunderbird 19.0 Beta 1 for 32 bit systems:

$ wget

* Thunderbird 19.0 Beta 1 for 64 bit systems:

$ wget

2. Extract the archive and cd into the directory:

$ tar -xjvf thunderbird*.tar.bz2
$ cd thunderbird*

Install thunderbird:

$ sudo sh

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