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Release Notes

v.16.0, released: October 9, 2012

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.

What’s New

  • NEW
    We have now added box.com to the list of online storage services that are available for use with Thunderbird Filelink
  • NEW
    Silent, background updates. Thunderbird will now download and apply updates in the background allowing you to start quickly the next time Thunderbird starts up.
  • FIXED
    No longer supporting MD5 as a hash algorithm in digital signatures (650355)
  • FIXED
    Various fixes and performance improvements
  • FIXED
    Various security fixes

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    If you are unable to view content for your RSS feeds in the Wide View Layout, you can switch to Classic View, or you may need to disable the Lightning Calendar add-on. In both cases, you'll need to restart Thunderbird (see 531397).