This simple tutorial will show you how to install thunderbird 15 beta 1 in Ubuntu 12.04, 11.10, 11.04 and 10.04 from ppa.

Thunderbird 15 Beta 1 was released few days ago with new feature Ubuntu One support. New in thunderbird 15 beta:

  • Integration of Chat with unified global search
  • Do Not Track option has been added
  • New Australis User Interface
  • Ubuntu One has been added to the list of online storage providers for Filelink

Install Thunderbird 15 in Ubuntu:

Official PPA for Thunderbird Beta provides packages for Ubuntu 10.04, 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04. It will be available in this ppa when thunderbird 15 comes to stable.

To add ppa, hit Ctrl+Alt+T to launch terminal, execute this command to add PPA for Thunderbird Beta:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-next

Update and install thunderbird:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install thunderbird