Thunderbird 1.5 RC 2 Available

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Last updated 25 Dec 05.

Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 RC 2 has been released. Release notes are available. Thunderbird 1.5 RC 1 users will be offered an update to RC 2 via the new software update system.

Please report any RC 2 bugs or problems in this mozillaZine thread.

Improvements over Thunderbird 1.5 RC 1:

Major bugfixes:

  • Fixed: 173924 - Doesn’t fetch new mail after a random period
  • Fixed: 313422 - Thunderbird hangs on “verifying”, when subscribing to a new RSS 0.90 feed
  • Fixed: 317396 - templates disappear when saving

Extension-related:

  • Fixed: 299395 - extension list uses hard-coded background color — unreadable with light-text OS theme
  • Fixed: 314754 - ‘Extension compatibility updates’ check never completes

Miscellaneous fixes:

  • Fixed: 194147 - Selecting “Mark As” causes Quick Search not to work on “m” and “r”
  • Fixed: 308311 - Local Folders – Changing directory not possible
  • Fixed: 316868 - RSS2 dc:creator is broken

No known major regressions.

Windows builds: Official Windows installer (discussion)

Linux builds: Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds: Official Mac