The Thunderbird improvement workforce has released two updates for the 2 supported branches of the e-mail consumer. Thunderbird 60.9.1 and Thunderbird 68.2.2 are actually out there; each releases repair points within the e mail consumer however do not introduce new options to it.
Thunderbird is obtainable in two variations at the moment. Thunderbird 60.x is the traditional model of the e-mail consumer whereas Thunderbird 68.x is the brand new model that’s primarily based on new code and because of this not absolutely appropriate with all extensions released beforehand for the e-mail consumer.
The workforce released Thunderbird 68 in August 2019 however didn’t embody computerized replace choices from Thunderbird 60.x to the brand new model until the calendar extension Lightning was put in. Thunderbird customers could obtain the installer from the official undertaking web site to improve manually, however computerized upgrades are prevented until the extension is put in.
Some customers observed that the profile that they had been utilizing in Thunderbird beforehand was not loaded after they made the improve to the brand new model. The profile accommodates all configured e mail providers, all emails, put in extensions, and every other person knowledge reminiscent of details about modified preferences.
Thunderbird 68.2.2 fixes the improve subject that occurred when a 64-bit model of Thunderbird was upgraded from model 60 to 68.
Then upgrading a 64bit model of Thunderbird model 60 to model 68, the prevailing profile wasn’t acknowledged and a brand new profile was created.
Note: If your profile remains to be not acknowledged, choose it by visiting about:profiles within the Troubleshooting Information.
The new model has two unresolved points in response to the release notes:
- Add-ons are up to date mechanically when Thunderbird 60 is upgraded to 68; this will likely disable some extensions even when appropriate updates can be found. Thunderbird customers could open the Add-ons Manager to reinstall these if they’re appropriate with Thunderbird 68.
- LDAP lookup just isn’t working when SSL is enabled. Workaround: Disable SSL or swap off choice “Query OSCP responder servers” within the certificates settings in superior choices.
Thunderbird 60.9.1 is an computerized improve for the 60.x department of the e-mail consumer. The new model fixes a difficulty with Google authentication (OAuth2) which is used to authenticate Google accounts to combine them into the e-mail consumer.
The model has two unresolved problems with its personal in response to the release notes. Both are long-standing points and not new:
- Twitter just isn’t working at the moment as a consequence of adjustments that Twitter made to the API.
- Windows community shares addressed by way of drive letters are addressed by way of UNC now.
Both updates are usually not actually must-have updates until you might be affected by one of many points that they resolve. If you observed points with Gmail accounts in Thunderbird you could need to improve as the brand new model could resolve these.
Now You: Which model of Thunderbird do you employ at the moment, if any? (by way of Born)