installing thunderbird

James Lawrence linuxjim at rochester.rr.com
Thu Jul 1 03:45:50 UTC 2004


James Lawrence wrote:

> David M. Morton wrote:
>
>> At 08:17 PM 6/30/2004 -0700, you wrote:
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>>> At 10:36 PM 6/30/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>>>
>>>> Francisco Figueiredo Jr. wrote:
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>>>>> James Lawrence wrote:
>>>>> | i'm trying to install thunderbird as my mail client.  mozilla;'s 
>>>>> web
>>>>> | page say for all other OS versions," run thunderbird ". well i 
>>>>> have a
>>>>> | problem with that, since it isn't packaged as a rpm, can't just 
>>>>> "run"
>>>>> | it. right?   or is there a cmd that i don't know about?
>>>>> |
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Just unpack and run thunderbird. I'm using it with no problems in 
>>>>> my fc2
>>>>> box.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Francisco Figueiredo Jr.
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>>>>
>>>> what do you mean unpack and run either gui or cmd line, doesn't it 
>>>> need ro be installed into certain folders ?
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> Try this from a command line:
>>>
>>> 1. Make a subdirectory to hold the installed program.
>>>
>>>     mkdir tb_holder
>>>
>>> 2. Copy or move the file you get from Mozilla into the subdirectory 
>>> that you just made.
>>>
>>> 3. Change to the above subdirectory.
>>>
>>>     cd tb_holder
>>>
>>> 4. Next decompress the tar file.
>>>
>>>     gunzip thunderbird....tar.tz
>>>
>>>    You have to put the right stuff in place of the ... in the above.
>>>
>>> 5. Finally,
>>>
>>>     tar xfv thunderbird....tar
>>>
>>>    Same thing with the ... part.
>>>
>>> This should give you a program named "thunderbird" so that you can 
>>> now enter
>>>
>>>     thunderbird
>>>
>>> to run it.  If it isn't in the subdirectory name tb_holder (or 
>>> whatever you chose to call it), then it's probably in a subdirectory 
>>> of that one.
>>>
>>> Dave
>>>
>>>
>>> Oops.  That was supposed to be .gz instead of .tz in step 4.  Sorry.
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> thAT did the trick (never played with gunzip) can i export mt account 
> setting from mozilla mail to thunderbird? 
>
can i also utilize the inbox monitor with thunderbird? i could with mozilla





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