Lanikai, Portable Edition 3.1 Beta 1 (Thunderbird Preview) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 18, 2010 - 1:14am

Thunderbird logoLanikai, Portable Edition 3.1 Beta 1 has been released in Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Portugua), Russian, Traditional Chinese, Spanish and Spanish (International). It's the latest test release of the upcoming Mozilla Thunderbird 3 email client bundled with a launcher as a portable app, so you can take your email with you. It's also a great way to test out all the new features of version 3.1 without affecting your existing Thunderbird installation. This release updates to Lanikai to 3.1 Beta 1. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Suite. And it's open source and completely free.

Read on for more details...

What's New in 3.1 Beta 1

Lanikai Beta 1 is built on top of the Gecko 1.9.2 platform. The main goals of this release is to find out about possible problems caused by the changes in the underlying platform. Notable changes include:

  • Several fixes to improve upgrading from Thunderbird 2.
  • Several fixes for auto complete, tabs, and activity manager.
  • Several design improvements and corrections to the interface.
  • Stability and memory improvements.

More details in the release notes. Installer / Format

Lanikai, Portable Edition is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all your email and settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Lanikai, Portable Edition is available for immediate download from the Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition 3 Beta 4 homepage. You can get the Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Traditional Chinese, Spanish and Spanish (International) releases from the Localization page. Get it today!

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Fixed, thanks

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

You spelled release wrong ("relese notes"). Wink

Billy Ellison, developer of Warzone 2100 Portable