The Mozilla Thunderbird Mailer 2 was getting on in years. Version 3 of the client convinced now with more performance, new search, tab order, and many small improvements. The change is worth it.
The new "Content Browsing" opens applications like Google within Wave Thunderbird shows a Table After installing the new Firefox 3, the surface compared to its predecessor, little changed. Only the tab bar is immediately apparent: The mailer shall now like his brother Firefox browser for example when Open an email or search results tabs on rather than building a new open window.
The added bonus: it also represents Tabs Web applications (content browsing). So Thunderbird can be downright a communications center with their own tabs for Twitter, Facebook or Google expand Wave. A so-called Content Tab set up, you have to in the error console (Tools menu) the following code enter (all on one line):
Firefox 3 hangs after installing an index to the existing mail portfolio at. A separate group in the Mozilla team had a long talk with the development of this new index and search system employed. The result was "Gloda", ie the "Thunderbird Global Database. With tens of thousands of emails, the first Indexing ever take several hours. Meanwhile, the response Program sometimes delayed, but the effort makes the latest, paid when The first time you use the new search functions.
The mailer thinned if required even on account of the entire border Mail-in hand, and at high rates. The findings were presented in a clear in a new tab where the user will then find the Directory and cracks the mail, and a timeline on the frequency of hits. The results can continue to filter, such as by folder, sender or finds with or without attachments. As before, one can as usual the current folder incrementally filter.
On the whole, Thunderbird now better for handling large mail archives, and many Accounts prepared. The mailer holds multiple accounts to a certain folder View together. So now there is only one Inbox, in the Inbox Contents of all accounts be included, provided that the view option "grouped" or is "smart folders" enabled. In a new folder named group "Archive" the user can currently accommodate unnecessary emails long term. Pressing the button "A" is enough to move a message there.
Functions that affect only the mail in the preview screen (such as answers or forward), Thunderbird will now no longer in the toolbar, but directly in the preview window. This confused while the transfer passengers at first appear but quite logical. a contact in Address Book already exists, shows Thunderbird, a yellow star next to the sender address. A white star indicates that you can record the sender with one click.
The revised add-on manager contains a search and direct links to Extensions. Added also the "Activity Manager".
there in a kind of a treated log of his communications with the Remote sites. Fails as the collection of mail, can take a look at the Operations manager to help solve the problem.
Over-cautious Also under the hood, the Mozilla developer community their strong Mailer tuned. The Gecko rendering engine is faster in version 22.214.171.124 to work as the older of the predecessor. For IMAP accounts, Thunderbird will now load in prefetching style Messages in the background down and not just when they appear should. This behavior can be global or per folder off again.
In the security settings in the default Thunderbird is too far. In the account settings, it activates the sender authentication (SMTP-Auth, "Username and password to use"). Many mail server administrators, the are already on a TLS-secured connection, have this kind of Authentication, but stopped.
The result is that the mail server is blocking attempts by posting Thunderbird third If upgrading from Firefox 2 SMTP-Auth did not use, they now face cryptic error messages. It suffices, however, the hook "secure authentication" click away in the server settings. The same applies to the Authenticate to POP3.
Also in the same cause IMAP ensures that Thunderbird at registration fails, however, the mailer is from here at all, no error message, the could provide a clue to the cause. After deleting the personal name space for IMAP (menu "Tools \ Account Settings," item "Server Settings", "Advanced" button) and restart delivered Thunderbird 3, the expected and correct error message that the server secure authentication is not used. After switching off the latter Option and then worked another restart Thunderbird 3 as expected.