ch0wned – Building your own Thunderbird 3 on EL4 for X86_64 in your homedir

Written by max on April 6, 2010

ch0wned. adj. This is the state when you are a Linux user and don’t have root access.

Intro

Having just gone through my guide on installing Firefox now you’re ready to do basically the same thing for Thunderbird.

This guide assumes you’re leaving off from my previous post : http://warped.org/blog/2009/03/04/chown3d-part-2-gtk-and-glib-in-your-own-home-directory/ where you’ve setup a script called config_gapp.

Prerequisites

firefox-3.6.2.source.tar.bz2
nss-3.12.6-with-nspr-4.8.4.tar.gz
sqlite-amalgamation-3.6.23.1.tar.gz
Python-2.5.5.tar.bz2
NSPR Patch from Standalone Linux (READ THIS!)
NSS Patch from Standalone Linux (READ THIS!)
My Patch for OSS

Building

Follow my guide on installing Firefox for all the

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