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Ubuntu and Thunderbird: What the Future Might Hold

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http://www.thevarguy.com – For years, Ubuntu’s default email client was Evolution. Then, last year, Canonical switched to Mozilla Thunderbird. But now recent doubts over the future of Thunderbird — most of them pretty speculative — have spawned worries that Thunderbird might, in its turn, disappear from Ubuntu. Will it? And more importantly, would it really matter to many people? Here are some thoughts. First, a little background. Last week, a leaked email raised concerns over the future of the Mozilla project’s commitment to Thunderbird, the offline email client that complements Mozilla’s (IT news)