Thunderbird 102.8.0

[German]The developers of Thunderbird have released another update of the email client to version 102.8.0 on February 15, 2023. It is a bug-fix update, which should fix some problems. Just updated the client on my end.


Thunderbird 102.8.0

According to the Thunderbird Release Notes, the following changes have been made and new features introduced in this version:

  • New: Added option to build RNP library with OpenSSL backend (use configuration option "–with-librnp-backend=openssl").
  • Changed: Thunderbird now warns the user that OpenPGP is disabled if the RNP library is outdated or missing.

In addition, there are the following fixes:

"Get Messages" did not retrieve messages from Gmail accounts using a local folder as a deferred inbox

Furthermore, there are several visual and UX improvements. Not fixed is the bug that source strings for localized builds are not uploaded to FTP as expected. The system requirements for the different operating system versions (see here for more details):

  • Windows: Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher
  • Linux: GTK+ 3.14 or higher

The download of the free Thunderbird is available here. (via)

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