I just updated to Thunderbird 8 (I use Mozilla's version, not Ubuntu's) on Ubuntu 11.04; and it seems it has changed its default skin/theme. Not sure how it looks under other OS', but under my Ubuntu, Thunderbird 7 looks like this:
... while Thunderbird 8 looks like this:
Now, I'm pretty sure some folks may appreciate the design change - but for me, I got so used to the old one, now everytime I start TB8 my first thought is "what went wrong, why are the menubars extended, is it a buggy addon?", and I start looking for ways to shorten them.
So, is there a way to get back to the old design (which wouldn't require rebuilding TB from source)?