email clients

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Sun Sep 16 10:04:22 UTC 2007

On Sunday 16 September 2007 19:36:22 Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> > Just after a lil advice/suggestions re email clients. As I have multiple
> > accounts the client should be able to handle sending from multiple
> > accounts without editing the preferences for each account. One reason I
> > don't like thunderbird. I'm currently using kmail but believe there is
> > likely better for my needs/wants. I kinda miss the way outlook express
> > used to handle multiple email accounts. Obviously I like clients of which
> > support numerous plugins. So I'm inviting people to give their opinions
> > re which client may suit me
> I don't remember how Outlook works, but I think "Sylpheed" (what I use)
> may suit you:
> Closely related to Sylpheed, there is also "Sylpheed Claws", which I
> think has recently been renamed to "Claws Mail":
> Both the above clients are extensible via plug-ins, and both manage
> multiple e-mail accounts easily: you have a "default" account from
> which all e-mails are sent, but whenever you want to send using one of
> your other account, all you have to do is select it from a drop down
> list at the top of the composing window, very easy :-)
> Of course you can also use Evolution, which is the default mail client
> in Ubuntu, but I found it too bloated, unresponsive and buggy, which is
> why I looked at Sylpheed (and -claws), are they are much more snappy,
> and do mail only (I didn't need all the "groupware" features of
> Evolution).
> I have not looked at Evolution for over a year I think now, so maybe it
> has improved and you should give it a try to see for yourself.
> --
> Vince

Hi Vince

Sylpheed Claws was the client I used before kmail. I changed back then cuz 
sylpheed kept crashing when trying to download certain emails. It's been 
about a year since I tried that so maybe they've improved it since then

thx for the suggestion

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