Thunderbird is a free, open-source and cross-platform mail client for most operating systems including, but not limited to, Windows, Linux and Macintosh. It is based on the Mozilla code base. It is a robust and easy to use client, similar to competing products like Outlook Express, but with some major advantages such as junk mail classification.
Installing Thunderbird [Itz Simple as ABC !!! ]
You can install Thunderbird either by your repository provided by your Distro or by downloading the Thunderbird from their official site
You can download the Thunderbird client from
How to run
If you have install it through repository provided by your Distro, Then It will be available in your menu
If you have downloaded the file from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/thunderbird/ then Follow following step to run it 🙂
Open Terminal and go to the Directory where you downloaded the Thunderbird .
And supply following command “tar -xvzf thunderbird-18.104.22.168.tar.gz”
remember to replace filename with yours [ I've this file version which was latest at the time of writing ]
After extracting the file go to the extracted file directory and run following command to execute the Thunderbird Mail Client by “./thunderbird”
It will launch Thunderbird Client and Enjoy [ Ya remember to Fill all the setting to Receive and Send mail 😛 ].Wasnot it simple as ABC ?
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