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Old 07-01-2008, 09:21 PM   #1
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how to intsall thunderbird and run it. i already extarct thunderbird- but i dont know how to install it
Old 07-01-2008, 09:25 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, 09:42 PM   #3
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sorry i can't find it..
this is file list in extraction dir

chrome extensions libfreebl3.chk mozilla-installer-bin updates
components greprefs libsoftokn3.chk mozilla-xremote-client thunderbird xpicleanup
defaults icons README.txt thunderbird-bin
dependentlibs.list init.d license.html removed-files updater
dictionaries isp LICENSE.txt res updater.ini
Old 07-01-2008, 10:57 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..
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You should install it with your package manager, eg. yum, or rpm
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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.
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What distro are you using?
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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.


This is the link that thunderbird README.txt shows for all the help regarding installing, troubleshooting and known issues.

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

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