Thunderbird Conversations addon has been released today after being in development for more than one year.
We wrote about Thununderbird Conversation add-on few months back but it was in alpha stages. Now it is much more stable and works very well with Thunderbird 5.
About Thunderbird Conversations
Thunderbird Conversations is a Thunderbird addon that, as the name implies, equips your favorite email program with a Gmail style fully-featured threaded conversation view. Developed in close collaboration with the Thunderbird team, much effort went into Thunderbird to make this happen.
- A quick reply feature with auto-complete
- Tight integration with your Thunderbird workflow
- Contact tool-tips and avatars from facebook, twitter etc
- Support for viewing a conversation in a tab
- Integration with other extensions (enigmail, lightning)
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Quoted parts are collapsed
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install thunderbird
Download the Thunderbird Conversation 2.0 Add-on from here. You can install it by going to the addons tab and clicking on Install Add-on From File as shown in the screenshot below.