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

September 23rd, 2012 by Regaz
This Short Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 64bit for Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 Gnome3 x8664 Desktop.

The Same Procedure will Work also on All Releases from Mageia 1 to Mageia 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 64bit

    Thunderbird 52 x8664 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

    • 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
  5. To Start Thunderbird from Terminal
    thunderbird
  6. Create a Thunderbird Launcher:

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

    Install Firefox Nightly for Mageia

How-to Install Thunderbird Latest on Debian Wheezy

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