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HOWTO install thunderbird + install webmail
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blue aliens


Joined: 18 Jan 2010
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PostPosted: Tue 02 Feb 2010, 01:18    Post_subject:  HOWTO install thunderbird + install webmail
Sub_title: what it says on the tin
 

EDIT: The new thunderbird does hotmail automatically.


Okay. First how-to. I will show you how to install thunderbird in puppy and install webmail. eg-hotmail, yahoo, Gmail.

1. Go to http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/ and press 'Free Download'

2. Extract the folder to 'Root'

3. Drag the file 'thunderbird' to desktop.

4. Set the icon you wish by right clicking then going to 'file thunderbird' then pressing set icon. I recomend using the default for your icon set by navigating to /usr/local/lib/x11/themes/(YOU THEME). select email and drag onto the dialog.

THE THUNDERBIRD IS GO!

5. Now go to http://webmail.mozdev.org/installation.html. download the WebMail extention and you webmail account extention. Right click then save file as.

6. Open thunderbird and press tools then add-ons

7. Press install then select the 'WebMail' extention you downloaded. e.g webmail-1-2-2-4.xpi wait for it to install.

8. Do the same, but this time select your webmail account download. e.g. hotmail-1-2-2-4.xpi

9. restart thunderbird and when it asks you to create account select webmail. Follow the instructions

10. DONE

Hope this helped.

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RetroTechGuy


Joined: 15 Dec 2009
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PostPosted: Wed 03 Feb 2010, 16:41    Post_subject: Re: HOWTO install thunderbird + install webmail
Sub_title: what it says on the tin
 

blue aliens wrote:
Okay. First how-to. I will show you how to install thunderbird in puppy and install webmail. eg-hotmail, yahoo, Gmail.

1. Go to http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/ and press 'Free Download'
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Or use an existing .pet file, Thunderbird:

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=31891

(sorry, couldn't find the link to the Firefox 3.5 .pet install right this moment)
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blue aliens


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PostPosted: Thu 04 Feb 2010, 01:09    Post_subject:  

correct me if i'm wrong, but the thunderbird .pet isn't the latest
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Warragul

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PostPosted: Thu 04 Feb 2010, 08:26    Post_subject: Thunderbird 3.pet
Sub_title: Thunderbird 3.pet download freezes at 95%
 

Hi. Anyone else having trouble downloading the latest Thunderbird pet. Hangs at 11MB of 11.6MB for me. Message said problem with source.
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DMcCunney

Joined: 02 Feb 2009
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PostPosted: Thu 04 Feb 2010, 12:59    Post_subject:  

blue aliens wrote:
correct me if i'm wrong, but the thunderbird .pet isn't the latest

It's not. But you can use it to install Thunderbird the Puppy way, and get updated menus and the like, then manually install the latest over it.
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DMcCunney

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PostPosted: Thu 04 Feb 2010, 13:01    Post_subject: Re: Thunderbird 3.pet
Sub_title: Thunderbird 3.pet download freezes at 95%
 

Warragul wrote:
Hi. Anyone else having trouble downloading the latest Thunderbird pet. Hangs at 11MB of 11.6MB for me. Message said problem with source.

Worked for me. There may have been transient problems at the host storing the pet. Try again later.
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