Ubuntu 11.10 Uses Thunderbird 5 as Default Mail Client

Starting with tomorrow’s Alpha 2, the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system will feature the highly anticipated Mozilla Thunderbird 5.0 as default mail client.

We know that some of you Ubuntu lovers out there wanted Thunderbird as the default mail client for Oneiric, but there are many others that still love Evolution Mail, which at the moment is no longer installed in the current development version of Ubuntu 11.10.

Tomorrow, June 7th, Canonical will unleash for testing the second Alpha version of the Ubuntu 11.10 operating system, and you guys will have the pleasure of testing the new Mozilla Thunderbird 5.0 mail client.

We’ve already took Thunderbird 5.0 for a test drive in the yesterday’s daily build of Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and we loved it. Here are some interesting screenshots:

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