In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Thunderbird Mail on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Thunderbird is a free email client that is easy to set up and use. With Thunderbird, you get an easy-to-use account setup Wizard that seamlessly allows you to set up your email account without having to provide your SMTP, IMAP, and SSL/TLS settings.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Thunderbird Mail on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 9.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Thunderbird Mail on AlmaLinux 9
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"
Step 2. Installing Thunderbird Mail on AlmaLinux 9.
By default, Thunderbird Mail is available on the AlmaLinux 9 base repository. Now run the following command to install the latest packages version of Thunderbird to your AlmaLinux system:
sudo dnf install thunderbird
Step 3. Accessing Thunderbird Mail on AlmaLinux 9.
Once the installation is completed, open the Thunderbird mail on your system by using the application search bar. Click on the ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Thunderbird’ in the application search box or by executing the following command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Thunderbird. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Thunderbird open-source e-mail client on your AlmaLinux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Thunderbird website.