March 8, 2013

*DEVELOPMENTAL RELEASE* Mozilla released the first Beta for the upcoming Thunderbird 20 on March 8th, 2013. Lightning Users: if you are using Google Calendar with Lightning, you should wait on this update. Either Thunderbird 20 Beta 1 or Lightning 2.2beta1 seems to break the Google Calendar integration (even with version 0.18 of Provider for Google Calendar extension). Users will be continuously prompted to enter their Google Calendar (gmail) password, which suggests there is an authentication or communication issue between Thunderbird and the Google Calendar server. Fixes in Thunderbird 20 Beta 1 include Emails can now be sent to IDN based email addresses (bug 127399) along with various…

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Firefox 19.0.1 & 17.0.4esr/19.0.2

Mozilla released an emergency update for Firefox on March 7th, 2013 with versions 17.0.4esr and 19.0.2 to desktop users. This release addresses issues in regards to security advisory MFSA 2013-29. Mozilla also released Firefox 19.0.1 back on February 27th, 2013 to Windows 8 users only to address stability issues with some AMD Radeon HD Graphics cards. Depending on their update settings (Tools > Options… > Advanced > Update Tab), users will be prompted to update within in the next 48-hours. Users can also go to Help > About Firefox and click the Check for Updates button or go to getfirefox.com…

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