Howto Install Latest Thuderbird 24+ x86_64 on Linux Debian 6 Squeeze KDE4 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

July 21st, 2012 by Regaz
This Short Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 x8664 for Debian Linux 6 Squeeze Kde4 Amd64 Desktop.

The Same Procedure with only some Little changes will Work also on Debian 5 Lenny.

The Guide Include the Basic Screenshots of Process to Make the Visualization Easier.

Thunderbird on Debian
  1. Download Latest Thunderbird for Linux

    Thunderbird 52 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpUnarchiving Latest Thunderbird on KDE4 Linux Desktop
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Applications >> System >> Terminal

    Kde Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Thunderbird:
    • Login as the SuperUser
      su 

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    • Move Thunderbird to Location
      chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird && mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt/

      Eventually Make a SymLink

      ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird
    • After to Start Thunderbird from Terminal
      thunderbird
  5. Create a Thunderbird Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting

    How KDE4 Menu Launcher
  6. How-to Install Firefox Aurora on Debian Linux:

    Install Firefox Aurora for Debian
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