How-to Install Thunderbird 52+ x86_64 on Linux Mageia 1-2-3 64bit KDE Easy Visual-Guide

September 23rd, 2012 by Regaz
This Short Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 64bit for Mageia Linux 2-3 KDE4 x8664 Desktop.

The Same Procedure will Work also for All Other Mageia Releases like Mageia 1-2-3-4 and Cauldron.

The Post Include the Basic ScreenShots to Make Easier the Whole Visualization Steps Involved.

Thunderbird on Mageia
  1. Download Thunderbird 52 64bit

    Thunderbird 52 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract it Into the /tmp Directory.

    Debian KDE Extract Thuderbird

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Mageia Linux 2 KDE 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
    • After to Start Thunderbird from Terminal
      thunderbird
  5. Create a Thunderbird Launcher:

    How Menu Launcher for Mageia KDE4
  6. Install Firefox Nightly on Mageia:

    Install Firefox Nightly for Mageia

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