Replacements for ThunderBird and FireFox

Wesley Hearn gr33nn1nj4 at
Wed Dec 6 21:53:25 UTC 2006

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On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 16:13:34 -0500
Daniel <nospam at> wrote:

> On 12/6/06, Eero Tamminen <oak at> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Wednesday 06 December 2006 19:31, Daniel wrote:
> > > I would love a faster lighter browser but every lightweight browser I
> > > have tried is not up to my browser needs (which include JavaScript, CSS,
> > > and Flash support, with FF extensions being almost necessary), many
> > can't
> > > even handle GMail. Same goes for Sylpheed. I tried it briefly not too
> > > long ago, but its spam filter support is nearly non-existant, which
> > makes
> > > it unusable for me.
> >
> > Which of the (Gtk2 based) Sylpheed versions you tried?
> I tried sylpheed-claws 1.0.5, which I guess is the "the stable
> *extended*version of Sylpheed"
> Sylpheed Claws does have plugins for spam filtering using Bogofilter and
> SpamAssasin, I didn't play with them too much, mainly because at the time I
> couldn't get IMAP to work. I finally got IMAP working, so I will give the
> plugins a try.

I have just rebuilt Sylpheed-Claws-GTK2 to work with Feisty, If you want the GTK2 version, it should have no problems in Edgy. (just provide me a place to upload if you want it)
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