Thunderbird Release Notes

Version 68.2.2, first offered to channel users on November 7, 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 68.2.2 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.

Thunderbird version 68.2.2 is a follow-up to version 68.2.1 to fix an upgrade problem.

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

What’s New

  • fixed

    Then upgrading a 64bit version of Thunderbird version 60 to version 68, the existing profile wasn't recognized and a new profile was created.
    Note: If your profile is still not recognized, select it by visiting about:profiles in the Troubleshooting Information.

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    When upgrading from Thunderbird version 60 to version 68, add-ons are not automatically updated during the upgrade process. They will however be updated during the add-on update check. It is of course possible to reinstall combatible add-on via the Add-ons Manager or via addons.thunderbird.net.

  • 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.