Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin | Replace Thunderbird with Sylpheed?
xxryv3nxx at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 13:09:07 UTC 2011
The package size alone is win for me. As well as memory use. I feel
thunderbird is very memory intense I actually use evolution, its alirght. I
messed with sylpheed a couple times found it very good, fast, and friendly
so having it as default would be win win.
On Nov 6, 2011 6:29 AM, "Glenn de Groot" <glenn_de_groot at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone, I would like to start a discussion about the default mail
> client in Xubuntu.
> I would love to see Sylpheed as the default mail client in 12.04 for a
> couple of reasons.
> 1. Thunderbird properties in Synaptic: 39.8 MB
> Sylpheed properties in Synaptic: 2040 KB
> 2. Thunderbird doesn´t look very integrated on Linux, Sylpheed is really
> build for GTK.
> 3. Other lightweight distro´s (like Lubuntu) also ship Sylpheed, Claws,
> Balsa and similar.
> 4. Sylpheed uses 5 MB (fully setup with Hotmail), Thunderbirds uses much,
> much more.
> Let´s discuss. :)
> -Glenn de Groot
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