ObjectiveThe objective is to install Thunderbird on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
RequirementsPrivileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via
sudocommand is required.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Other Versions of this TutorialUbuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
Install Thunderbird on UbuntuThe Thunderbird email client installation package is part of the official Ubuntu package repository and is installed as a default email client for Gnome Ubuntu 18.04 desktop. In case the Thunderbird email client is not already installed on your Ubuntu 18.04 you can use the
aptcommand to perform the installation.
Open up terminal and enter:
$ sudo apt install thunderbird
Launch ThunderbirdSearch your start menu for the Thunderbird launcher icon or execute:
$ thunderbirdIf you are using the default Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop click on the Thunderbird Launcher icon on your left desktop panel: