At This Time the Fedora 17 YUM Repositories are Serving the Thunderbird 15 As the Newest Mozilla Thunderbird Release.
With this Installation you System will Plug-In the Latest Thunderbird Release Channel and After your Thunderbird Will Follow to Be Automcatically Updated to the Newest Thunderbird Stable Release.
The Same Procedure with only some Little changes will Work also on Fedora 16 and 18.
The Guide Include the Basic Screenshots of Process to Make the Visualization Easier.
Is Important you Take the Time to Carefuly Reading and Following the Instructions Contained in this Guide.
Download Thunderbird 52 32bit for LinuxThunderbird 52 i686 tar.bz2
- Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
- Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Relocate Thunderbird Latest
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird && mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt
Make/Override Thunderbird Symlink for Easy-Starting
ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird
Next you Can Start Thunderbird from Terminal with
Create a Thunderbird Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:How-Launcher 4 Fedora Lxde
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