How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source and free cross-platform web-based email client application that is the most popular. You can add multiple email accounts in it. Mozilla Thunderbird client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Today you will learn ‘How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS’.

Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu

How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Follow the below Steps to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1:

Thunderbird mail client is a default installed of Ubuntu’s 18.04.1 version. If you have a Thunderbird mail client in your Ubuntu system then you do not have to re-install it, you can open and configure the Thunderbird mail client.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install thunderbird
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree 
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2-common libgconf-2-4 libmecab2
mecab-ipadic mecab-ipadic-utf8 mecab-utils
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
Suggested packages:
thunderbird-gnome-support ttf-lyx
The following NEW packages will be installed:
thunderbird
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 44 not upgraded.
Need to get 46.5 MB of archives.
After this operation, 127 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 thunderbird amd64 1:52.9.1+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 [46.5 MB]
Fetched 46.5 MB in 60s (780 kB/s) 
Selecting previously unselected package thunderbird.
(Reading database ... 122652 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../thunderbird_1%3a52.9.1+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking thunderbird (1:52.9.1+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Setting up thunderbird (1:52.9.1+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1) ...

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Now Thunderbird successfully installed, to open it, type ‘Thunderbird’ in the terminal.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ thunderbird

To configure Thunderbird Mail client application, click on ‘skip this and use existing email‘.

How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Skip this and use the existing email

Now enter the email id and password in the mail account and click on continue.

How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Mail Account

Just set an IMAP or POP3 for the e-mail account and click on the manual config.

How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

manual config

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After clicking on the manual config, set up the same as per your email account settings. If you are using SSL certificate, select SSL and select ‘normal password’ in the authentication. Click on done after all the settings.

How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Mail Account Setting

Now you can see the following snapshots in the Thunderbird mail client application readdy.

How to Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Welcome to Thunderbird

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Now you can use e-mail in Thunderbird. That’s it! In this article, we have explained Install and Configure Thunderbird 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS.  I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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