[xubuntu-users] What's a better gnome mail client than Thunderbird?

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Tue Aug 4 07:19:26 UTC 2015

On Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:03:48 -0400
JMZ <florentior at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/04/2015 02:57 AM, Petter Adsen wrote:
> > On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:55:13 -0400
> > JMZ <florentior at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Okay I've been using Thunderbird for years (and before that pine). pine
> >> worked better (more reliable) but I need a gui mail client now.  Client
> >> has to be gnome instruction compliant, still in development, and not
> >> memory greedy.  Ideas?
> > What do you mean by 'GNOME instruction compliant'?
> Thanks for the info Petter.  What I should have written is, a program 
> written for GNOME dependencies.  I don't run KDE programs in Xfce, even 
> if it is possible.  If I want to run KDE I will use that instead.

OK, well, Claws uses GTK+ 2, and works very well with Xfce. If that's
any help to know. :)

Sylpheed also used GTK+ 2 last I checked. A quick search also finds
Balsa and Geary - these two seem quite simplistic, maybe too much so.


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