How to Install/Update Thunderbird 60+ i686 for Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate 32bit Easy & Step-by-Step Visual-Guide

November 23, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.
This Short Guide Simply Shows How to Install/Update the Latest Thunderbird 68 32-bit on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate 32bit.

The Linux Mint 13 Maya Repositories Depends from the Ubuntu Precise Ones that at This Time Presents the Thunderbird 14 as the Newest Release.

Linux Mint 13 is Already Equiped of a Thunderbird 12 Release by Default So After Updating the Symlink you Can Follow to Start Thunderbird by the Existing Desktop Launcher…

The Same Procedure with only some Little changes will Work also on Other Mint 13 Desktop Releases.

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

Thunderbird on Mint
  1. Download Thunderbird 68 32bit

    Thunderbird 68 i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpLinux Mint 13 Maya Extract Thuderbird

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Thunderbird:

    • Login as the SuperUser
      sudo su

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    • Relocate Thunderbird

      sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird && mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt/

      Make a SymLink

      ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird
    • After you Should Start Thunderbird also from already Existing Thunderbird Launcher…

  5. Create a Linux Mint Application Launcher:

    Mate App Launcher How-to
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