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== About ==
== About ==
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''This page is a placeholder for an updated Thunderbird release''.
 
The RISC OS port of Thunderbird is an alpha-quality demo.  Most of the changes to make it work on RISC OS are identical to [[Firefox]], nevertheless it serves as a useful platform for improving porting technologies.  
The RISC OS port of Thunderbird is an alpha-quality demo.  Most of the changes to make it work on RISC OS are identical to [[Firefox]], nevertheless it serves as a useful platform for improving porting technologies.  
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For [[IYONIX pc]], [[A9home]], [[Omega]]. and [[VirtualRPC]] (StrongARM version only).  This will '''not''' work on [[RiscPC|RiscPCs]].
For [[IYONIX pc]], [[A9home]], [[Omega]]. and [[VirtualRPC]] (StrongARM version only).  This will '''not''' work on [[RiscPC|RiscPCs]].
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Release 3 for RISC OS (January 2009, upstream 2.0.0.19):
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Release 4 for RISC OS (December 2009, upstream 2.0.0.23):
Due to its demo nature, please do not report bugs against it.
Due to its demo nature, please do not report bugs against it.
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* Via RiscPkg - http://www.riscos.info/packages/
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* [[Packages|Via RiscPkg]]
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* Directly - http://www.riscos.info/packages/MailDetails.html#thunderbird
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* [http://www.riscos.info/downloads/packages/MailDetails.html#thunderbird2 Directly]
Release 1 has been removed due its many issues.
Release 1 has been removed due its many issues.

Latest revision as of 03:58, 15 December 2009

Mozilla Thunderbird
Icon:
Mozilla Thunderbird icon
Maintained by: Peter Naulls
Description: This is a port of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail and news reader for RISC OS.
OS Restrictions: Not RiscPC or earlier
Languages: English
Alternatives: Messenger, Pluto
Website: Thunderbird


Contents

About

The RISC OS port of Thunderbird is an alpha-quality demo. Most of the changes to make it work on RISC OS are identical to Firefox, nevertheless it serves as a useful platform for improving porting technologies.

Mozilla Thunderbird 2 Downloads

For IYONIX pc, A9home, Omega. and VirtualRPC (StrongARM version only). This will not work on RiscPCs.

Release 4 for RISC OS (December 2009, upstream 2.0.0.23):

Due to its demo nature, please do not report bugs against it.

Release 1 has been removed due its many issues.

Installing and using Thunderbird 2

Download all the necessary parts. As well as the Thunderbird application you will also need:

  • Tinct – A module for high speed sprite plotting and image enhancement
  • SharedUnixLibrary – UnixLib C library support module

Building Thunderbird 2 from source

Thunderbird 2 can be built from source with patches in the GCCSDK Autobuilder. Follow the Using GCCSDK tutorial for details.

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