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Last change on this file since 99a80f7 was 99a80f7, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

Updated to Thunderbird-0.8

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY thunderbird-download-http "http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/&thunderbird-version;/thunderbird-source-&thunderbird-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY thunderbird-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/&thunderbird-version;/thunderbird-source-&thunderbird-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY thunderbird-size "32.9 MB">
10 <!ENTITY thunderbird-buildsize "637 MB">
11 <!ENTITY thunderbird-time "13.05 SBU">
12 <!ENTITY thunderbird-enigmail-version "0.86.0">
13 <!ENTITY thunderbird-ipc-version "1.0.8">
14 <!ENTITY thunderbird-enigmail-download "http://downloads.mozdev.org/enigmail/src/enigmail-&thunderbird-enigmail-version;.tar.gz">
15 <!ENTITY thunderbird-ipc-download "http://downloads.mozdev.org/enigmail/src/ipc-&thunderbird-ipc-version;.tar.gz">
16]>
17
18<sect1 id="thunderbird" xreflabel="MozillaThunderbird-&thunderbird-version;">
19<sect1info>
20<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
21<date>$Date$</date>
22</sect1info>
23<?dbhtml filename="thunderbird.html" ?>
24<title>MozillaThunderbird-&thunderbird-version;</title>
25
26<sect2>
27<title>Introduction to <application>Mozilla Thunderbird</application></title>
28
29<para><application>Mozilla Thunderbird</application> is a stand-alone
30mail/news client based on the <application>Mozilla</application>
31codebase.</para>
32
33<sect3><title>Package information</title>
34<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
35<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
36url="&thunderbird-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
38url="&thunderbird-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download size: &thunderbird-size;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
41&thunderbird-buildsize;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
43&thunderbird-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
44</sect3>
45
46<sect3><title>Additional downloads</title>
47<itemizedlist spacing="compact">
48<listitem><para>Required Patch: <ulink
49url="&patch-root;/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;-freetype_fix-1.patch"/></para>
50</listitem></itemizedlist>
51
52<para>To enable the <application>Enigmail</application> extension to the
53<application>Thunderbird</application> mail client, you'll need to download the
54two tarballs below. The <application>Enigmail</application> extension allows
55users to access the authentication and encryption features provided by the
56<application>GnuPG</application> package.</para>
57
58<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
59<listitem><para><ulink url="&thunderbird-enigmail-download;"/></para></listitem>
60<listitem><para><ulink url="&thunderbird-ipc-download;"/></para></listitem>
61</itemizedlist>
62</sect3>
63
64<sect3><title><application>Mozilla Thunderbird</application>
65dependencies</title>
66<sect4><title>Required</title>
67<para><xref linkend="zip"/>,
68<xref linkend="GTK2"/> and
69<xref linkend="libIDL"/></para>
70</sect4>
71
72<sect4><title>Recommended</title>
73<para><xref linkend="gnupg"/> (for <application>Enigmail</application>
74extension)</para>
75</sect4>
76
77<sect4><title>Optional</title>
78<para><xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
79<xref linkend="unzip"/>,
80<xref linkend="gnome-vfs"/>,
81<xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/>,
82<ulink url="http://xprint.mozdev.org/">Xprint</ulink>,
83<ulink url="http://perens.com/FreeSoftware/">Electric Fence</ulink>,
84<ulink url="http://cairographics.org/">Cairo</ulink> and
85<ulink url="http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/">doxygen</ulink></para>
86</sect4>
87</sect3>
88
89</sect2>
90
91<sect2>
92<title>Installation of <application>Mozilla Thunderbird</application></title>
93
94<!-- <warning>
95<para>The current source tarball uses CRLF line-ending (DOS Format). This causes
96problems during the compilation. Once you extract the tarball, convert the files
97to UNIX style line endings using <xref linkend="hd2u"/>.</para>
98<screen><userinput><command>find -type f -print0 | xargs -0 dos2unix -d2u</command></userinput></screen>
99</warning> -->
100
101<para>The configuration of <application>Mozilla Thunderbird</application> is
102very similar to <xref linkend="mozilla"/> and hence the options will not be
103discussed. Refer to the <xref linkend="mozilla"/> instructions for
104explanations and additional configuration information.</para>
105
106<note><para>There is a known issue with the imbedded help facility in the
107<application>Thunderbird</application> build. The <quote>Release Notes</quote>
108and <quote>Mozilla Thunderbird Help</quote> items in the drop down
109<quote>Help</quote> menu will not work. BLFS is working to resolve this
110issue.</para></note>
111
112<para>Compile <application>Mozilla Thunderbird</application> by
113running the following commands:</para>
114
115<screen><userinput><command>patch -Np1 -i ../thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;-freetype_fix-1.patch &amp;&amp;
116export MOZILLA_OFFICIAL="1" &amp;&amp;
117export BUILD_OFFICIAL="1" &amp;&amp;
118export MOZ_THUNDERBIRD="1" &amp;&amp;
119./configure --prefix=/opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version; \
120 --with-system-zlib \
121 --with-system-png \
122 --enable-default-toolkit=gtk2 \
123 --disable-ldap \
124 --enable-xft \
125 --enable-crypto \
126 --enable-xinerama \
127 --enable-single-profile \
128 --enable-extensions=all \
129 --disable-installer \
130 --disable-tests \
131 --disable-debug \
132 --enable-optimize \
133 --disable-logging \
134 --enable-reorder \
135 --enable-strip \
136 --disable-pedantic \
137 --enable-cpp-rtti \
138 --disable-profilesharing &amp;&amp;
139make</command></userinput></screen>
140
141<para>You may want to add the <option>--with-system-jpeg</option>
142switch to the <command>configure</command> script if you have
143<application>libjpeg</application> installed.</para>
144
145<para>If you're building the <application>Enigmail</application> extension,
146execute the following steps:</para>
147
148<screen><userinput><command>tar zxf ../enigmail-&thunderbird-enigmail-version;.tar.gz -C extensions &amp;&amp;
149tar zxf ../ipc-&thunderbird-ipc-version;.tar.gz -C extensions &amp;&amp;
150build/autoconf/make-makefile extensions/ipc extensions/enigmail &amp;&amp;
151make -C extensions/ipc &amp;&amp;
152make -C extensions/enigmail &amp;&amp;
153make -C extensions/enigmail/build xpi &amp;&amp;
154make -C extensions/enigmail/package xpi</command></userinput></screen>
155
156<para>Install <application>Thunderbird</application> by running the following
157commands:</para>
158
159<screen><userinput><command>make install &amp;&amp;
160install -d /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/include/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/nss &amp;&amp;
161cp -Lf dist/private/nss/*.h dist/public/nss/*.h \
162 /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/include/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/nss &amp;&amp;
163chown -R root:root /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/include/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/nss &amp;&amp;
164sed -i.orig -e "/cookieContextOverlay/d" \
165 /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/lib/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/chrome/overlayinfo/messenger/content/overlays.rdf &amp;&amp;
166sed -i.orig -e "/cookieContextOverlay/d" -e "/helpMenuOverlay/d" \
167 /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/lib/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/chrome/overlayinfo/communicator/content/overlays.rdf &amp;&amp;
168ln -sf /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/bin/thunderbird /usr/bin/MozillaThunderbird</command></userinput></screen>
169
170<para>Install the <application>Enigmail</application> extension by running
171the following commands:</para>
172
173<screen><userinput><command>make -C extensions/ipc install &amp;&amp;
174make -C extensions/enigmail install</command></userinput></screen>
175
176<para>To enable multi-user operation, execute the following:</para>
177
178<screen><userinput><command>cd /opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/lib/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version; &amp;&amp;
179export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$PWD" &amp;&amp;
180export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME="$PWD" &amp;&amp;
181./regxpcom &amp;&amp;
182./regchrome &amp;&amp;
183touch `find . -name *.rdf`</command></userinput></screen>
184
185<note><para>You should run
186<command>/opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;/bin/thunderbird</command>
187once as the root user (or any user with write privileges) to
188create some necessary additional files in the
189<filename class='directory'>/opt/thunderbird-&thunderbird-version;</filename>
190hierarchy.</para></note>
191
192</sect2>
193
194<sect2>
195<title>Command explanations</title>
196
197<para><command>sed -i.orig -e "/cookieContextOverlay/d" -e "/helpMenuOverlay/d"
198&lt;filenames&gt;</command>: These commands remove some overlay definitions
199that cause functionality and display problems.</para>
200
201</sect2>
202
203<sect2>
204<title>Contents</title>
205
206<para>The <application>Thunderbird</application> package contains
207<command>thunderbird</command> and numerous email/newsgroup components,
208plugins and extensions.</para>
209
210</sect2>
211
212<sect2><title>Description</title>
213
214<sect3><title>thunderbird</title>
215<para><command>thunderbird</command> is <application>Mozilla</application>'s
216next-generation email and newsgroup client.</para></sect3>
217
218</sect2>
219
220</sect1>
221
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