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unable to enable lightning calendar in thunderbird 60.2.1
tried to follow the instructions but the config option to reset in the config manager doesn't exist
The picture suggests Lightning was not included in your Linux TB 60.2.1 version. Can you install it from this directory, which I believe contains Lightning in the full package? Ubuntu users, see this post.
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you appear to be using a mac. so convert any instructions that say Tools > options to Thunderbird > preferences. Then you will do much better at locating things.
Downloaded files, but they are not .deb format and, as a Ubuntu user with limited knowledge, I can't figure out how to install them. As for using 'sudo apt-get install xul-ext-lightning', I am told that terminal was 'unable to locate package xul-ext-lightning'.
Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
Workarounds for the Linux/Lightning bug are given here:
Thank you for your kind advice re: the bug fix. Unfortunately, I have already been to the site and, not being a programmer but only a simple Ubuntu user, I can't make heads or tails of most of the instructions.
I did attempt to download the installation files from https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/all/ but they were not .deb format so I have no idea what to do after I unpacked them.
I tried uninstalling and then reinstalling Thunderbird from the Ubuntu repositories, but no joy. So I went to Synaptic Package manager and again uninstalled Thunderbird and followed by a re-install including every package that related to the gnome desktop (which is what I am running). I could not find anything there that specifically related to Lightning or I would have installed that also. This didn't solve the problem either.
Please, please, if someone will just help me get my calendar back, I promise never again to do any upgrades to Thunderbird as working with a buggy software package (which, I will grant, it certainly is) is better for me than having one that won't work at all.