How-to Install Thunderbird on Kali Linux Easy Guide

November 2nd, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Latest Thuderbird on Kali Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 for Kali/Backtrack 1.x/2.x/2016 Gnome 32/64bit Desktop.

Thunderbird 52 New Features:

  • Folder pane toolbar and folder view selector
  • Optionally remove corresponding data files when removing an account from Thunderbird
  • Import settings from Becky! Internet Mail
  • Possibility to copy message filter
  • Dictionary setting is restored when editing a draft
  • Calendar: Event can now be created and edited in a tab
  • Calendar: Processing of received invitation counter proposals
  • Chat: Support Twitter Direct Messages
  • Chat: Liking and favoriting in Twitter
  • Chat: XMPP: Support SASL SCRAM authentication mechanism
  • Chat: Support Jabber/XMPP Message Carbons

The Same Procedure with only some Little changes will Work also on older BackTrack Linux Releases.

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

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  1. Download Latest Thunderbird for Linux

    Thunderbird 52 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Thuderbird on Kali Linux Open Terminal
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvf ~/Downloads/thunderbird*tar.bz2 -C /tmp/

    Install Thuderbird on Kali Gnome - Extract Latest Thunderbird on KDE4 Linux Desktop

  4. Relocate Thunderbird:
    First Fix the Permissions:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird

    Then Switch the Stuff:

    sudo mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt/

    Then Eventually Make a SymLink with:

    sudo ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird
  5. After to Start Thunderbird from Terminal:

    thunderbird
  6. Create a Thunderbird Launcher on Kali Menu:

    How Launcher for Kali Menu
  7. How-to Install Latest Firefox on Kali Linux:: Installing Latest Firefox for Kali Distro.

    How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Linux Kali:
    SetUp Evernote on Kali.

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