Replacements for ThunderBird and FireFox

Wesley Hearn gr33nn1nj4 at
Wed Dec 6 09:41:33 UTC 2006

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I think FireFox and ThunderBird are too heavy of programs for Xubuntu so I propose  that we switch to kazehakase and sylpheed-claws-gtk2
hereis there apt-cache show info

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Package: kazehakase
Priority: optional
Section: universe/web
Installed-Size: 2148
Maintainer: Ubuntu MOTU Developers <ubuntu-motu at>
Original-Maintainer: Hidetaka Iwai <tyuyu at>
Architecture: i386
Version: 0.4.2-1
Provides: www-browser
Depends: libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.12.1), libc6 (>= 2.5-0ubuntu1), libcairo2 (>= 1.2.4), libfontconfig1 (>= 2.3.0), libfreetype6 (>= 2.2), libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1-17ubuntu1),
 libgcrypt11 (>= 1.2.2), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0), libgnutls13 (>= 1.4.0-0), libgpg-error0 (>= 1.4), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.10.3), libnspr4-0d, libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.14.5), libpng12-0 (>= 1.2.8rel), libruby1.8 (>= 1.8.4), libtasn1-3 (>= 0.3.4), libx11-6, libxcursor1 (>> 1.1.2), libxext6, libxfixes3, libxi6, libxinerama1, libxrandr2, libxrender1, libxul0d, zlib1g (>= 1:1.2.1), ruby (>= 1.8.0), ruby (<< 1.9.0), libgtk2-ruby, libgettext-ruby1.8                                                Recommends: hyperestraier
Suggests: migemo
Conflicts: kazehakase-migemo
Filename: pool/universe/k/kazehakase/kazehakase_0.4.2-1_i386.deb
Size: 775700
MD5sum: a2cc767af24abeae46a84e5f953fd1da
SHA1: 738121ab391a593accd2fc89c6c3969811474a67
SHA256: 4f1a3c660908782f93c20067985a0c22034dfa923ca2211ffab993934e07772a
Description: gecko based web browser using GTK
 Kazehakase is a web browser using Gecko as HTML rendering engine.
 Kazehakase has toolbar with rss/rdf menus, rss/rdf viewer, normal bookmarks,
 search window for google.  These are to be available as plugins.
Bugs: mailto:ubuntu-users at
Origin: Ubuntu
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Package: sylpheed-claws-gtk2
Priority: optional
Section: universe/mail
Installed-Size: 2820
Maintainer: Ubuntu MOTU Developers <ubuntu-motu at>
Original-Maintainer: Ricardo Mones <mones at>
Architecture: i386
Version: 2.6.0-1
Replaces: sylpheed-claws-gtk2-image-viewer (<= 1.9.6cvs1)
Provides: mail-reader, news-reader
Depends: libaspell15 (>= 0.60), libc6 (>= 2.5-0ubuntu1), libcompfaceg1, libetpan10 (>= 0.48-1), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0), libgnomeprint2.2-0 (>= 2.12.1), libgnomeprintui2.2-0 (>= 2.12.1), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.10.3), libice6, libldap2 (>= 2.1.17-1), libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.14.5), libpisock9, libsm6, libssl0.9.8 (>= 0.9.8b-1)
Recommends: sylpheed-claws-gtk2-i18n, metamail, xfonts-100dpi | xfonts-75dpi | xfonts-100dpi-transcoded | xfonts-75dpi-transcoded, aspell-en | aspell-dictionary, sylpheed-claws-scripts
Suggests: sylpheed-claws-gtk2-doc (= 2.6.0-1)
Conflicts: libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.9)
Filename: pool/universe/s/sylpheed-claws-gtk2/sylpheed-claws-gtk2_2.6.0-1_i386.deb
Size: 1314016
MD5sum: b32d14d5dc61614d2813e466b9bffdc5
SHA1: 83fc70f17589a475ebe7c2a28e1c41a2c3d7f69d
SHA256: 495bbfa8e4853876ce5d55ed53f194fc0956941c64e0b4ed70bbcb37afc0315d
Description: Fast, lightweight and user-friendly GTK2 based email client
 Sylpheed-Claws GTK2 is the GTK2 version of the Sylpheed-Claws
 mail client, which is itself the extended version of the
 Sylpheed mail client. It aims to have the features that
 Sylpheed-Claws has and more, with a GTK2 interface.
 It is also extensible using loadable plugins, which can provide
 support for additional features, like other storage formats,
 feeds reader, calendar management, mail filtering, etc.
Bugs: mailto:ubuntu-users at
Origin: Ubuntu
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any ideas or other programs that would be good alternatives?
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