How to Install/Update Thunderbird 60+ i686 for Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce 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 for Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce 32-bit Desktop.

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

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 Latest Thunderbird for Linux

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

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

    Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce 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:

    Mint-Xfce How Launcher

    How to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint:

    Firefox-Nightly for Linux Mint
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