How-to Install Thunderbird 52+ 32bit on Linux Mageia 1-2-3 KDE4 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 2-3 KDE4 32bit Desktop.

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

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.

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.

    Linux KDE4 Extract Thuderbird

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Mageia Linux 2 KDE4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Thunderbird:
    • Login as the SuperUser

      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
  5. Create a Thunderbird Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

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

    Install Firefox Nightly for Mageia

How-to Install Thunderbird Latest on Debian Wheezy

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