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Install procedure for Pidgin 2.12.0 on Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia)

I wanted to update to the latest version of Pidgin, but it wasn’t available for download from the Software Manager application. The version available through the Software Manager was 2.10, but version 2.12.0 was released 03/09/2017.

Using the steps below, I was able to manually install the latest version by compiling it from source.

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How To: Backup and Restore Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird for all of my email. Its easy to backup and move to another computer, and I love the anti-spam option. ┬áIn the past I’ve been able to backup and move Thunderbird from Linux to Linux and also Windows to Linux. I used these steps to get up and running quickly.

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