How to Install Thunderbird on CentOS 8 & Ubuntu 20

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What is Thunderbird?

Thunderbird is one of the most widely used open-source email clients in the world. Mozilla originally developed the software in 2004, but the project waned in 2014/15, and Mozilla stated that they would only deliver security and maintenance updates in the future. Until recently, the community maintained the software when a Mozilla Foundation subsidiary, MZLA Technologies Corporation, took over. Today, the improvements in security and stability are very much appreciated, and since version 78, Thunderbird has built-in OpenPGP encryption technology enabled by default. Earlier versions used the available PGP technology, but it needed to be installed as a supplemental plugin. 

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How to Set an Alternate SMTP port in Plesk on Linux

Reading Time: < 1 minuteGetting Plesk to listen for SMTP connections on an alternate port is not that difficult to do. However, unlike a cPanel environment, configuring Plesk to do so must be done outside the control panel via the command line. Continue reading “How to Set an Alternate SMTP port in Plesk on Linux”