email clients....

Discussion in 'Desktop / X' started by jonathansblog, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. jonathansblog

    jonathansblog New Member

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    Hi All

    Ive been through all the email clients I can find, and they all suck.

    I'm a long time linux user (started way back in 1999) and Ive yet to see a decent linux email client :(

    Ive tried the major ones:
    thunderbird (gets too slow when you receive > 100 mails a day)
    evolution (clunky and slow)
    kmail (used to be fantastic in the days of ppp connections and kde2)


    but there are a couple of things that Ive noticed from the mac world - email on the mac is fantastic: sparrow and airmail are great, even apples mail.app is great.

    there is a little hope: geary looks promising, but its too new right now.
    opera are going to release a standalone linux mail client and inky are set to release one too!

    what email clients do you use and what bugs you about them?? (webmail doesnt count)
  2. Codypy1

    Codypy1 Member

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    I personally don't like using email clients.

    But whoa a hundred emails a day? Is it all spam?
  3. jonathansblog

    jonathansblog New Member

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    lol, nope, Im a web developer, I can get 40 or so mails from a single client in one day and we have 200+ clients to deal with :|
  4. SLW210

    SLW210 Member

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    Yea, I prefer not to use a client right now.

    I did have a look at Tbird, but didn't care much for it.

    Might give CLAWS a look, if I think I want a client.
  5. Rob

    Rob Administrator Staff Member

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    I'm going to be no help either.. i'm a gmail / webmail guy :/
  6. MikeyD

    MikeyD Active Member

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    MUTT!
    Actually I have no idea similar to Rob I'm a webmail user, but I've heard good things about the command line mail clients (particularly mutt) but I can't give you any personal experience and I'm sure being a CLI client it isn't as pretty.
    If I was getting 100+ emails a day though my preferred client would be none. :D
  7. cm1967

    cm1967 New Member

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    I've been using Claws for quite some time and really like it. It's very quick.
  8. ryanvade

    ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer

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    MUTT.

    Very nice, but does not support HTML emails nicely. It will display them in a Text version.

    I won't exactly be much help either. I am using Thunderbird in Unity/Gnome environments and Kmail in KDE.

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