How-to Install Latest Thunderbird 52+ x86 on Linux CentOS 6.4 Gnome x86_64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 26th, 2013 by Regaz
This Short Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52 64bit for Linux CentOS 6.4 Gnome 64bit Desktop.

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

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

Thunderbird on RedHat
  1. Download Latest Thunderbird 52 for Linux

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

    Gnome Extract Thuderbird

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux CentOS 6 Gnome 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
  5. To Start Thunderbird from Terminal
  6. Create a Thunderbird Launcher:

    CentOS KDE4 Menu Launcher
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