Mozilla Thunderbird was the candidate of default mail client application in ubuntu 11.010 (Oneric Ocelot). Yesterday, Mozilla Thunderbird 5 has released and available for download.

Download Mozilla Thunderbird 5 for Ubuntu / Linux 
To get latest version of Mozilla Thunderbird 5, you can visit its official website or through link below :
Install Mozilla Thunderbird 5 via PPA

Mozilla Thunderbird 5 also available on PPA, you can install / Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird 5 through PPA below :
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-stable
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install thunderbird
While waiting for the next release, you can also taste the Mozilla Thunderbird 5.1(beta), you can install/upgrade Mozilla Thunderbird 5.1 through PPA bellow :
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-next
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get upgrade
One of the most visible great features available on new Thunderbird 5 is the enhanced Add-on Manager. You can now get exclusive information about upcoming extensions, get extension suggestions (featured add-ons) and check out Thunderbird themes and personas for customization purposes (just like Firefox browser, isn't it ?).
Mozilla Thunderbird 5.1 (beta) Screenshot
Mozilla Thunderbird 5 is ready to hit.


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