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Actually I don't want it, I also don't want to install any updates of Thunderbird.

So, whenever new updates available to download, I will manually deselect it from downloading.


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Yes. But I would rather you use sudo aptitude purge thunderbird, it's much cleaner and safer. – Hongxu Chen Apr 12 '13 at 8:25

Yes, it is completely safe to remove Mozilla Thunderbird. To do so, run the following command:

sudo apt-get purge thunderbird*
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You can remove Thunderbird:

  1. open terminal: Ctrl+Alt+T
  2. Run this command:sudo apt-get remove --purge thunderbird -y
  3. Exit terminal: exit
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