How-to Install Thunderbird 52+ 32bit on Linux Mageia 1-2-3 Gnome3 i586 Easy Visual-Guide

September 23rd, 2012 by Regaz
This Short Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 x86 for Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 32bit Gnome3 Desktop.

The Same Procedure will Work also on the Other Releases like Mageia 1, 2, Cauldron and 3.

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

Is Important you Take the Time to Carefuly Reading and Following the Instructions Contained in this Guide.

Thunderbird on Mageia
  1. Download Thunderbird 52 32bit

    Thunderbird 52 i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract it Into the /tmp Directory.

    Debian Gnome Extract Thuderbird

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Mageia Linux 2 Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Thunderbird:
    • Login as the SuperUser
      su 

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

    • Relocate Thunderbird
      chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird && mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt/

      Eventually Make a SymLink

      ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird
  5. To Start Thunderbird from Terminal
    thunderbird
  6. Create a Thunderbird Launcher:

    Menu Launcher for Gnome3
  7. How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Mageia:

    Install Firefox Nightly for Mageia
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