Download Mozilla Thunderbird 5 For Ubuntu 11.04, 10.10 & 10.04

Mozilla Thunderbird is now the default email client for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot. This has increased its importance for Ubuntu users. Recently Mozilla Thunderbird 5 has been released with new features and a PPA for Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 users. You can install Mozilla Thunderbird 5 from the below Terminal commands.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-next
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Among the many enhancements, Thunderbird 5 has a more robust Add-ons manager. Now you can get exclusive information about upcoming and suggested add-ons and check out Mozilla Thunderbird themes and personas for customization it.

Thunderbird 5

Thunderbird has also made tab management easier by allowing drag and drop of tabs to separate windows.


Thunderbird now has a more advanced troubleshooting mechanism and information page to help users diagnose problems. You can get information about added accounts, add-ons, modified preferences and send an email to Mozilla administration for queries and support.


Other new features include a better account creation wizard, size information for new attachments and plugins are loaded in RSS Feeds by default.


[via Webupd8]