Integrate Thunderbird on Elementary OS Loki

November 15, 2016 by Sandeep Bhardwaj | Tags:

Install Thunderbird using below command.

sandeep@koko:~$ sudo apt install thunderbird 

then install

sandeep@koko:~$ sudo apt install thunderbird-gnome-support  ttf-lyx

After successful installation of thunderbird install below add-ons to make Thunderbird more integrated and beautiful.


  1. GNotifier :- GNotifier integrates thunderbird’s notifications with the native notification system.

  2. MinimizeToTray revived :- Minimizes windows into the system trayMinTrayR.

  3. Stylish :- Restyle the thunderbird css with Stylish, a user styles manager. and then install the below theme.

Change in thunderbird config

Thunderbird Preferences > Advanced > General > Config Editor then set mail.tabs.autoHide to true.