Downgrade Thunderbird 6 to Thunderbird 5 from PPA

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Aug 18 17:45:25 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 17:38, Basil Chupin <blchupin at> wrote:
> On 18/08/11 23:13, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> Until yesterday I was using Thunderbird 5 from this PPA:
>> Now Thunderbird was upgraded to version 6 and broke an essential
>> extension.
> Which "essential extension" has been broken?
> (Ouch! I am not certain if Al will allow me to post this response :-( . But,
> irrespective (I'll go to confession this coming weekend, I promise :-( )
> read the your peril if Al is watching :-) .
> See my thread, "Add-on not being compatible with latest release of Firefox"
> posted earlier today (my time).
> The information there applies equally to Thunderbird.
> And by this I mean that none of my extensions are now "broken". All working
> as before (when TB 3.x and later were installed).

Virtual Identity. The problem is not one of simply bumping the version
number, but rather real breakage that prevents me from sending mail.
Not this Gmail, obviously, but my work mail.

Dotan Cohen

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