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Old 07-01-2008, 10:21 PM   #1
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thunderbird


how to intsall thunderbird and run it. i already extarct thunderbird-2.0.0.14.tar.gz but i dont know how to install it
 
Old 07-01-2008, 10:25 PM   #2
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Did you read the installation notes - probably in a file called INSTALL in the extraction directory?
 
Old 07-01-2008, 10:42 PM   #3
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sorry i can't find it..
this is file list in extraction dir

chrome extensions libfreebl3.chk libnss3.so libsmime3.so libxpcom_core.so mozilla-installer-bin run-mozilla.sh updates
components greprefs libfreebl3.so libnssckbi.so libsoftokn3.chk libxpcom.so mozilla-xremote-client thunderbird xpicleanup
defaults icons libldap50.so libplc4.so libsoftokn3.so libxpistub.so README.txt thunderbird-bin
dependentlibs.list init.d libmozjs.so libplds4.so libssl3.so license.html removed-files updater
dictionaries isp libnspr4.so libprldap50.so libxpcom_compat.so LICENSE.txt res updater.ini
 
Old 07-01-2008, 11:57 PM   #4
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i extract it and run "./thunderbird" and nothing happen. i try "make Install" also nothing happen. i open thunderbird folder and try click file which name is thunderbird.nothing happen..
 
Old 07-02-2008, 12:00 AM   #5
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You should install it with your package manager, eg. yum, or rpm
 
Old 07-02-2008, 01:00 AM   #6
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In Puppy, I extract the tarball to usr/local. It automatically creates a Thunderbird folder. Then I do a relative link from the Thunderbird file (in the Thunderbird folder) to usr/local/bin and drag the Thunderbird file to the desktop and set the icon. Pressing the desktop icon then opens Thunderbird and it all works. I don't know how this translates to your distro.
 
Old 07-02-2008, 01:30 AM   #7
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What distro are you using?
 
Old 07-02-2008, 01:40 AM   #8
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Mozilla site has quite a comprehensive how to for installing thunderbird.
I install firefox and thunderbird the Honeysuckle way.
You can visit mozilla website to read some howtos.

[Edit]

This is the link that thunderbird README.txt shows for all the help regarding installing, troubleshooting and known issues.
http://getthunderbird.com/releases/

You may want to visit the site for any help regarding installation of thunderbird.

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