How-to Install Latest Thunderbird 52+ x86_64 on Slackware 14 KDE4 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 11th, 2013 by Regaz
This Short Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 64bit for Linux Slackware 14 KDE4 x8664 Desktop.

The Same Procedure with only some Little changes will Work also on Other Slackware Releases.

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

Thunderbird on Slackware
  1. Download Latest Thunderbird for Linux:

    Thunderbird 52 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract it Into the /tmp Directory.

    Debian KDE Extract Thuderbird

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux KDE4 12 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Thunderbird:
    • Login as the SuperUser
      su 

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    • Relocate Thunderbird
      chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird && mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt/

      Make a SymLink

      ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird

    Then to Start Thunderbird from Terminal

    thunderbird
  5. Create a Launcher for Thunderbird Easy-Starting:

    Linux Desktops How-launcher
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    Firefox Aurora for Slackware
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