Thunderbird Release Notes

Version 68.2.0, first offered to channel users on October 22, 2019

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Thunderbird below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

Thunderbird version 68.2.0 provides an automatic update from Thunderbird version 60. If you have installed Lightning, Thunderbird's calendar add-on, it will automatically be updated to match the new version of Thunderbird. Refer to this Calendar troubleshooting article in case of problems.

System Requirements: • Window: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later • Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 or later • Linux: GTK+ 3.4 or higher. Details here.

Please refer to Release Notes for version 68.0 to see the list of improvements and fixed issues.

What’s New

  • new

    Message Display WebExtension API

  • new

    Message Search WebExtension API

  • fixed

    Better visual feedback for unread messages when using the dark theme

  • fixed

    Various issues when editing mailing lists

  • fixed

    Integration with macOS addressbook and notifications not working after introduction of notarization

  • fixed

    Application windows not maintaining their size after restart

  • fixed

    Issues when upgrading from a 32bit version of Thunderbird to a 64bit version. Note: If your profile is still not recognised, selected it by visiting about:profiles in the Troubleshooting Information.

  • fixed

    Various security fixes

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    When using a language pack, names of standard folders aren't localized (will be fixed in TB 68.2.1)

  • unresolved

    LDAP lookup not working when SSL is enabled. Workaround: Disable SSL or switch off option "Query OSCP responder servers" in the certificate settings in advanced options.