Thunderbird 102.1.1

[German]The developers of Thunderbird releases another update of the email client on August 8, 2022. This is to fix a number of bugs in the 102 version. The update is also only offered for this branch – not for the old 91 branch.Reihe an Bugs  in der 102er Version beheben. Das Update wird auch nur für diesen Zweig angeboten – nicht für den alten 91er Zweig.


Thunderbird 102.1.1

According to the Thunderbird Release Notes  this version includes the change that the OpenPGP Key Manager really deletes selected keys after a deletion. In addition, there are the following bug fixes:

  • Update notification popups were still displayed after switching to another desktop workspace on Linux
  • macOS display issues made Thunderbird unusable
  • OpenPGP public key was not automatically attached after enabling encryption from reminder and default setting is "Do not encrypt"
  • Importing OpenPGP keys stored in binary format failed
  • Exporting an OpenPGP public key from Account Settings failed
  • Saving encrypted OpenPGP attachments created corrupt files
  • Receiving many OpenPGP keys in a single email caused Thunderbird to hang
  • POP3 message download progress bar was not displayed
  • OAuth2 authentication was not available when the mail domain did not match the OAuth provider domain
  • OAuth did not work with some POP servers
  • RSS feed URL links in headers panel could not be activated by keyboard
  • Self-signed TLS certificates did not work with POP3 connections
  • Non-ascii characters in passwords did not work with POP3 connections
  • An error was not displayed when an incorrect password was entered for a POP3 account
  • NNTP articles were not displayed in preview pane when a Primary Password was set
  • NNTP articles did not download when the hostname of the server was not all in lower-case
  • Saving NNTP messages to local disk failed
  • Drag and Drop from Address Book into Compose window sometimes added unexpected contacts to the target
  • "Default" label not shown for emails when editing a contact
  • Contact Title, Role, and Organization fields could be displayed in the wrong order
  • Contact birthdays on February 29 were displayed incorrectly in non-leap years
  • Detection of photos in vCards improved
  • Drag and drop contacts to another address book was not available
  • Contacts stored in a Google CardDAV address book contained extra backslashes in text fields
  • Contacts without First/Last/Display Names appeared blank in contact list
  • Auto-attaching vCard and OpenPGP keys did not always work as expected
  • Settings page used caused excessive CPU usage
  • Calendar did not respect Date and Time Formatting in Settings
  • OpenPGP Key Import wizard did not adapt to dark theme
  • Various visual and theme improvements

In addition, various, unspecified, accessibility improvements are cited. In addition, the developers state the following known issues:

  • "Get Map" feature missing from address book for physical addresses
  • Custom fields missing from address book
  • No dedicated "Department" field in address book

System requirements

The system requirements for the different operating system versions (see here or more details):

  • Windows: Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher
  • Linux: GTK+ 3.14 or higherThe download of the free Thunderbird is available here. (via)

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