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HOW TO INSTALL MOZILLA THUNDERBIRD EMAIL CLIENT IN REDHAT/CENTOS

HOW TO INSTALL MOZILLA THUNDERBIRD EMAIL CLIENT IN REDHAT/CENTOS

HOW TO INSTALL Mozilla Thunderbird Email CLIENT IN REDHAT/CENTOS

Introduction

In this article we are going to learn How to install Mozilla Thunderbird email client in Redhat/Centos operating system. Mozilla thunderbird is a email client application like Microsoft Outlook in Windows systems is used to send and receive mails. It’s an cross platform application available for all kind of windows like Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS…etc…

Mozilla Thunderbird is a open source application created by Mozilla Foundation on year 2004 under MPL 2.0 License. Like other email client it comes with rich features like archive emails, quick search for any mail, social chatting facility, set of rules to manage emails, gets official latest updates automatically and so on. For more Information on Mozilla Thunderbird you can visit official website Here.

Follow the below Steps to Install Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client in Redhat/CentOS

Mozilla Thunderbird email client doesn’t not comes under default repository of Redhat and CentOS. so we have to install it through 3rd party repositories. EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is a repository invented by Fedora can be used to install additional packages which is not comes under default redhat and centos repositories.

So refer the below command install epel-release repository.

[[email protected] ~]# yum -y install epel-release  # Install epel-repository
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
Determining fastest mirrors
 * base: mirror.nbrc.ac.in
 * extras: mirrors.nhanhoa.com
 * updates: mirror.nbrc.ac.in
base                                                                                                        | 3.7 kB     00:00     
extras                                                                                                      | 3.4 kB     00:00     
extras/primary_db                                                                                           |  29 kB     00:00     
updates                                                                                                     | 3.4 kB     00:00     
updates/primary_db                                                                                          | 2.0 MB     00:09     
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package epel-release.noarch 0:6-8 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

===================================================================================================================================
 Package                             Arch                          Version                     Repository                     Size
===================================================================================================================================
Installing:
 epel-release                        noarch                        6-8                         extras                         14 k

Transaction Summary
===================================================================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 14 k
Installed size: 22 k
Downloading Packages:
epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm                                                                                 |  14 kB     00:00     
warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 RSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID c105b9de: NOKEY
Retrieving key from file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-6
Importing GPG key 0xC105B9DE:
 Userid : CentOS-6 Key (CentOS 6 Official Signing Key) 
 Package: centos-release-6-5.el6.centos.11.1.x86_64 (@anaconda-CentOS-201311272149.x86_64/6.5)
 From   : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-6
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : epel-release-6-8.noarch                                                                                         1/1 
  Verifying  : epel-release-6-8.noarch                                                                                         1/1 

Installed:
  epel-release.noarch 0:6-8                                                                                                        

Complete!

You can confirm the installed package by using below command.

[[email protected] ~]# rpm -qa | grep epel-release
epel-release-6-8.noarch

After installed the epel-release package we have to install one more add-on repository i.e. remi-release. Where we will get the Mozilla Thunderbird email client package.

To download the remi-release repository refer the below command.

[[email protected] app]# wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm
--2017-06-22 09:48:45--  http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm
Resolving rpms.famillecollet.com... 195.154.241.117, 2001:bc8:33a1:100::1
Connecting to rpms.famillecollet.com|195.154.241.117|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 8344 (8.1K) [application/x-rpm]
Saving to: “remi-release-6.rpm”

100%[=========================================================================================>] 8,344       --.-K/s   in 0s      

2017-06-22 09:48:45 (184 MB/s) - “remi-release-6.rpm” saved [8344/8344]

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After download the repository package refer the below command install the remi-release package.

[[email protected] app]# rpm -ivh remi-release-6.rpm   # Install remi-release Package
warning: remi-release-6.rpm: Header V4 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 00f97f56: NOKEY
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:remi-release           ########################################### [100%]

So we have installed all required repositories and dependencies of Mozilla Thunderbird. now we can check the Mozilla Thunderbird package information using yum command. Refer the sample output below.

[[email protected] app]# yum info thunderbird   # Checking Info of Mozilla Thunderbird Package
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.nbrc.ac.in
 * epel: ftp.riken.jp
 * extras: mirrors.nhanhoa.com
 * remi-safe: mirrors.thzhost.com
 * updates: mirror.nbrc.ac.in
remi-safe                                                                                                   | 2.9 kB     00:00     
remi-safe/primary_db                                                                                        | 732 kB     00:07     
Available Packages
Name        : thunderbird
Arch        : x86_64
Version     : 52.2.0
Release     : 1.el6.centos
Size        : 72 M
Repo        : updates
Summary     : Mozilla Thunderbird mail/newsgroup client
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/
License     : MPLv1.1 or GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+
Description : Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Now let’s go ahead and install the Mozilla Thunderbird package using yum command.

[[email protected] ~]# yum -y install thunderbird   # Install Mozilla Thunderbird Package

To confirm the installed package we can use rpm -qa command. refer the sample output below.

[[email protected] ~]# rpm -qa | grep thunderbird
thunderbird-52.2.0-1.el6.centos.x86_64

So we are done with installation part of Mozilla Thunderbird. Now to open the application just run the command thunderbird.

[[email protected] ~]# thunderbird  # Open Mozilla Thunderbird email client Package 

Snap  : 1

Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client

Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client

Snap : 2

Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client

Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client

You can Uninstall/Remove the Mozilla Thunderbird email client package using yum command.

[[email protected] ~]# yum remove thunderbird
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
Setting up Remove Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package thunderbird.x86_64 0:52.2.0-1.el6.centos will be erased
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

===================================================================================================================================
 Package                        Arch                      Version                                Repository                   Size
===================================================================================================================================
Removing:
 thunderbird                    x86_64                    52.2.0-1.el6.centos                    @updates                    128 M

Transaction Summary
===================================================================================================================================
Remove        1 Package(s)

Installed size: 128 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Erasing    : thunderbird-52.2.0-1.el6.centos.x86_64                                                                          1/1 
  Verifying  : thunderbird-52.2.0-1.el6.centos.x86_64                                                                          1/1 

Removed:
  thunderbird.x86_64 0:52.2.0-1.el6.centos                                                                                         

Complete!

So This is how we can install Mozilla Thunderbird email client in Redhat/CentOS. If you found this article useful then Like Us, Share Us, Subscribe our Newsletter OR if you have something to say then feel free to comment on the comment box below.

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