Thunderbird 102.2.0 has already been released and these are its news

A few days ago the release of the new version of Thunderbird 102.2 was announced, a version in which various bug fixes have been made, improvements in client performance, among other things.

For those who don’t know about Thunderbird, they should know that this is a free email client from the Mozilla Foundationwhich is easy to set up, customizable, and feature-rich.

This customer too access XML files, Feeds (Atom and RSS), it blocks images, has a built-in antispam filter and a mechanism that prevents scams through messages.

Best of all, with themes you can modify the appearance of Thunderbird’s interface. Themes can change the toolbar icons or modify all elements of the program’s interface.

Main news of Thunderbird 102.2

In this new version of this email client that is presented, we can find that added mail.openpgp.remind_encryption_possible setting to disable the request to support encryption using OpenPGP.

Another change that stands out is thatWorked to reduce cast timein addition to the version for the platform macOS, a master password prompt is provided at startup.

In addition to this, it is also noted that no longer prompted to import OpenPGP keys and that selecting or deselecting a dictionary in the SpellingComposition toolbar button will no longer immediately close the menu so now making changes to the dictionary via the editor context menu will continue to close the context menu .

Of the other changes that stand out in this new version:

  • The little things in the interface have been improved and the design theme has been improved.
  • String order violation issues with addresses are resolved.
  • Thunderbird startup performance improvements
  • ALT+Keypress events were intercepted by the spaces toolbar, preventing the entry of special characters in Windows
  • Attachment status search did not work in the Message Search dialog
  • Repairing IMAP folders in offline mode deleted the local copy of the folders
  • POP3 message download progress bar was not displayed
  • POP Fetch headers only mode did not work for some server configurations
  • POP accounts using GSSAPI or NTLM authentication could not log in to the server
  • A TLS certificate override dialog was not displayed for self-signed certificates for IMAP accounts
  • Saving newsgroup attachments didn’t work
  • It was not possible to set the contact type to “None” if a type was previously set
  • Editing a contact without name fields populated with the email address in the name fields
  • The address book toolbar buttons were not accessible from the keyboard
  • Automatic detection of CalDAV and CardDAV via DNS records used in server domain leading to failure
  • Various visual and thematic improvements.
  • Various security fixes

Finally, for those who are interested in being able to learn more about it, they can consult the details in the following link.

Get Thunderbird 102.2

The version is available as a direct download only, automatic updates from versions prior to version 102.0 are not provided and will only be generated on this version 102.2.

As many of you know, this email client is installed by default in many Linux distributions, but if you don’t have it, you can perform a quick installation with the help of Snap packages.

To do this you must open a terminal and in it you will type the following command:

sudo snap install thunderbird

Now for those who prefer to use Flatpak packages, You can perform the installation by opening a terminal and typing the following command:

flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.Thunderbird

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