Thunderbird updates?

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Mon Jan 4 23:59:53 UTC 2010

Steve wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 22:11:35 -0000, Steve <yorvik.ubunto at>  
> wrote:
>> On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 21:59:47 -0000, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at>  
>> wrote:
>>> How are updates to Thunderbird handled in Ubuntu?
>>> I see that version 3 is out but don't see it in the package manager and
>>> the automatic updates is greyed out in preferences.
>>> Thanks,  Jim
>> It goes by it’s code name 'shredder'

I searched the Synaptic Package Manager for "shredder" but didn't find 
anything, or maybe that's not whay you meant.

> ...or you cna get the latest builds by adding the ppa, see

I'm not ready to try the daily builds, as far as I know Thunderbird 3 is 
an offical release.

Regards,  Jim

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