Serious Discussion Mozilla Thunderbird (updates and discussion)

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Version 115.5.0, first offered to channel users on November 21, 2023​

Fixed​

  • Initial message was not automatically selected when opened in conversation
  • Newsgroup users using FQDN identity generated message ID headers with incorrect domain name
  • Link previews had poor legibility in dark mode
  • Plasma's task switcher displayed the default icon when running the Thunderbird Flatpak on Wayland
  • Link to Flatpak manifest was incorrect
  • Security fixes
 

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Version 115.5.1, first offered to channel users on November 27, 2023​


Fixed​

  • Advanced GnuPG keys may be protected with an unexpected passphrase
  • OpenPGP signatures rejected due to mismatched signature timestamp now display signature timestamp and clarifying message
  • Advanced address book search did not return results if display name was left blank
  • Clicking on attendee when inviting attendees added the attendee twice
 

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Version 115.5.2, first offered to channel users on December 11, 2023​


Fixed​

  • "Compact" option was missing from folder context menu for IMAP accounts using maildir
  • Message list could not be properly read by screen readers in table view
  • Messages with slow-loading images were delayed being marked as read
  • Messages opened in background tab were incorrectly marked as read
  • Mark All Read did not work for virtual folders
  • Delete (trash icon) in message display did not work in Unified folders
  • Unified folders were missing "Mark Folder Read" option in context menu
  • "Reply to List" was incorrectly disabled in Unified Toolbar since Thunderbird 115.4.1
  • Sorting by column with "Grouped By" enabled then performing a quick filter search caused blank message pane
  • Attachment list did not always appear if remote message content loaded slowly
  • Messages in outbox were not shown as unread by default
  • "Apply columns to" sometimes failed to apply columns to a root folder and its descendants
  • Global search results displayed as a list did not allow threads to be collapsed
  • "Quick Filter" button on toolbar was disabled when viewing search results as a list
  • Folder open hover delay was too short when using drag-and-drop
  • Parent folders with collapsed subfolders did not consistently display new mail indicator or message count for subfolders
  • Message list scroll position could move randomly when switching folders
  • Undoing deletion of local messages required using "Undo" (Ctrl-Z) twice
  • IMAP messages deleted in Thunderbird still appeared in other email clients that don't respect messages marked "\deleted"
  • IMAP folder discovery was slowed by status bar message updates
  • Servers with non-LDH (letters-digits-hyphens) hostnames, such as those containing non-ASCII Unicode characters, could not be found
  • Images could not be copied and pasted from one message into another
  • Troubleshooting page (about:support) did not work on profiles with no outgoing email server, such as news-only profiles
  • Minimize/maximize button order was incorrect when placing window titlebar buttons on left-hand side
  • OpenPGP integraton with smartcard using latest version of Gpg4Win failed
  • Various accessibility improvements
  • Various UX and visual improvements
 

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Thunderbird Supernova 115.6.0​

Fixed​

  • Message selection misbehaved after selecting a sub-message in an expanded thread, collapsing the thread, then pressing up/down to move selection
  • Thunderbird now attempts to reconnect on a new connection after SMTP 4xx errors
  • HTML FileLink attachments used the wrong encoding
  • Security fixes
 

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Thunderbird Supernova 115.6.1​

New​

  • OAuth2 now supported for comcast.net

Fixed​

  • High CPU usage sometimes occurred with IMAP CONDSTORE (conditional STORE) enabled
  • Replying to a collapsed thread via keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+R/Cmd+R) opened a reply for every message in the thread
  • Enabling Grouped By view after reversing sort order of column header caused messages to be grouped incorrectly
  • Opening thread pane context menu via keyboard did not always scroll view to selection
  • New mail indicator for POP3 accounts did not indicate new messages ready to be downloaded
  • Messages could not be moved to folders using Message > Move To if text or a link in the message had been clicked on first
  • MIME part boundaries were not properly terminated
 

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Thunderbird Supernova 115.7.0​

New​

  • Autocrypt Gossip key distribution added

Fixed​

  • When starting Thunderbird, unread message count did not appear on collapsed accounts
  • Blank window was sometimes displayed when starting Thunderbird
  • Thunderbird "--chrome" flag incorrectly opened extra messenger.xhtml
  • Add-ons did not start correctly when opening Thunderbird from other programs
  • Drag-and-drop installation of add-ons did not work if Add-ons Manager was opened from Unified Toolbar
  • Double-clicking empty space in message pane incorrectly opened the currently selected message
  • Canceling SMTP send before progress reached 100% did not stop message from sending
  • PDF attachments open in a separate tab did not always restore correctly after restarting Thunderbird
  • Some OpenPGP dialogs were too small for their contents
  • Account Manager did not work with hostnames entered as punycode
  • Downloading complete message from POP3 headers caused message tab/window to close when "Close message window/tab on move or delete" was enabled
  • Some ECC GPG keys could not be exported
  • Contacts deleted from mailing list view still visible in Details view
  • After selecting contacts in Address Book and starting a new search, the search results list did not update
  • Various UX and visual improvements
  • Security fixes
 

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Thunderbird Supernova 115.8.0​

New​

  • Added option to show packet dump when OpenPGP fails to decrypt

Fixed​

  • Thunderbird slowed down significantly when opening email files (.eml)
  • Inbox view intermittently reverted to default view after moving or deleting messages
  • Size of collapsed folders in folder pane did not include size of subfolders
  • Hovering over folder does not always expand subfolders
  • Switching to thread pane of a folder using keyboard navigation did not focus top message
  • Clicking "Sent unsent messages" in Outbox context menu while in offline mode did not prompt user to go online
  • Mail tab-specific Unified Toolbar buttons received focus incorrectly
  • Quick Filter settings did not persist when Quick Filter bar was turned off
  • Quick Filters were unusually slow
  • OpenPGP Key Manager filtering did not work
  • OpenPGP sometimes attempted to decrypt message with incorrect key
  • Autoconfig failed on servers that did not support OAuth2
  • Opening different attachments with the same name in different messages could cause attachment files to become conflated
  • Overflowed attachment list could not be scrolled
  • Passwords disappeared from password manager list after applying and clearing filters
  • Cookies in cookie manager list disappeared after applying and then clearing filters
  • Security fixes
 

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