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Ping Mary

Postby DrTeeth » Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:50 pm

Hi Mary,

Hope you are well. IIRC you are a Thunderbird user so you might know
something I don't.Officially, development stopped at v17 with just
security fixes; but betas all the way up to v24 are available.

Do you have any info about what on Earth is going on?
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby mjnelson99 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:02 pm

Not really. I haven't looked for betas. May now do so.
As long as I can use TB, I probably will.

FYI. Mozbackup allows backing up TB & Firefox files.
I found there is a process to get a clean restore. Let me
know if you are interested & I will detail that. Otherwise,
a restore would pick up old ISP info long out of date.

I have stuck with 17.3 since I was having problems with html
images showing up in my emails.

After I removed IE 10 that stopped so am not sure it was
something connected to that or to TB itself.

Since images are working using IE 9 and TB 17.3 I just leave
well enough alone for now.

Last time I looked TB was @ 17.8. I am downloading them in
case I want to to go there later on.

On 9/16/2013 3:50 PM, DrTeeth wrote:
> Hi Mary,
>
> Hope you are well. IIRC you are a Thunderbird user so you might know
> something I don't.Officially, development stopped at v17 with just
> security fixes; but betas all the way up to v24 are available.
>
> Do you have any info about what on Earth is going on?
>
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby mjnelson99 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:28 pm

I looked online after getting your question.

It looks like TB 24 is set for release tomorrow
Tue, 9/17/2013???

Watch for it soon anyway.
Mary

On 9/16/2013 3:50 PM, DrTeeth wrote:
> Hi Mary,
>
> Hope you are well. IIRC you are a Thunderbird user so you might know
> something I don't.Officially, development stopped at v17 with just
> security fixes; but betas all the way up to v24 are available.
>
> Do you have any info about what on Earth is going on?
>
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:52 am

I downloaded TB 24 beta 3 and installed a bit ago.

I did need to get a new version of Lightning that is working.

So far, it looks & acts much like TB 17.0.3.

Mozbackup also works with it for backing up.
Will not try a restore for a while unless I run into
problems. I created a backup before installing so I can go
backwards if necessary.

On 9/16/2013 8:28 PM, mjnelson99 wrote:
> I looked online after getting your question.
>
> It looks like TB 24 is set for release tomorrow
> Tue, 9/17/2013???
>
> Watch for it soon anyway.
> Mary
>
> On 9/16/2013 3:50 PM, DrTeeth wrote:
>> Hi Mary,
>>
>> Hope you are well. IIRC you are a Thunderbird user so you might know
>> something I don't.Officially, development stopped at v17 with just
>> security fixes; but betas all the way up to v24 are available.
>>
>> Do you have any info about what on Earth is going on?
>>
>
>
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby DrTeeth » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:06 pm

On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 08:52:07 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
mjnelson99 disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>I downloaded TB 24 beta 3 and installed a bit ago.

Just downloaded it here. There have been betas of all (missing
versions) up to and including the latest v24. I have just started
using OpenPGP encryption via Gpg4win. There are other apps for Linux.
I currently use Outlook 2010 for my email needs and I like the way
that Gpg4win integrates. Thunderbird also has a plugin for encryption
that I would like to investigate.

May run both in parallel for a while, with one leaving the mail on the
server and the other clearing it off.

Thanks for you input and help Mary, much appreciated.
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby DrTeeth » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:09 pm

On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:28:50 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
mjnelson99 disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>It looks like TB 24 is set for release tomorrow
>Tue, 9/17/2013???
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/24.0/releasenotes/

It's out now.
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:36 pm

FYI, Mozbackup works in Windows only. He said he does not
intend to go to other OS's.

That is partly what makes Thunderbird so useful to me.


On 9/17/2013 4:09 PM, DrTeeth wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:28:50 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
> mjnelson99
>
> disturbed my reverie and wrote:
>
>> It looks like TB 24 is set for release tomorrow
>> Tue, 9/17/2013???
> http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/24.0/releasenotes/
>
> It's out now.
>
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby DrTeeth » Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:03 am

On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:36:42 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
mjnelson99 disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>FYI, Mozbackup works in Windows only. He said he does not
>intend to go to other OS's.

Development has stopped sadly.

>That is partly what makes Thunderbird so useful to me.

There is a plugin (so works in all OSs ) that backs up TB.
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DrT

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Re: Ping Mary

Postby mjnelson99 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:44 pm

Don't keep it a secret. What is the plugin & where?

Mozbakup has some downsides since unless I take special
steps doing a restore my former ISP, Comcast, will show up
again when it certainly is not wanted.

I am not sure he has stopped completely in updating the
program, though. Never were frequent as I recall.

On 9/19/2013 1:03 PM, DrTeeth wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:36:42 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
> mjnelson99
>
> disturbed my reverie and wrote:
>
>> FYI, Mozbackup works in Windows only. He said he does not
>> intend to go to other OS's.
>
> Development has stopped sadly.
>
>> That is partly what makes Thunderbird so useful to me.
>
> There is a plugin (so works in all OSs
>
> ) that backs up TB.
>
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Re: Ping Mary

Postby Brian K » Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:23 pm

I'm using Portable Thunderbird ver 24 from my Data partition. It's simple to just backup the entire folder as everything is in that folder.
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