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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2008. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 12th.

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View Poll Results: Mail Client of the Year
Thunderbird 416 51.49%
Kmail 106 13.12%
Evolution 138 17.08%
Sylpheed 22 2.72%
Claws Mail 27 3.34%
pine 7 0.87%
alpine 9 1.11%
mutt 39 4.83%
Balsa 1 0.12%
Opera M2 11 1.36%
SquirrelMail 9 1.11%
IMP 4 0.50%
SeaMonkey MailNews 19 2.35%
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Old 01-07-2009, 01:06 PM   #1
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Mail Client of the Year


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--jeremy
 
Old 01-07-2009, 10:16 PM   #2
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What, no mail(x)? Great for sending messages in a pinch!
 
Old 01-07-2009, 10:44 PM   #3
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My vote goes to Evolution Mail. From when I first tried it a couple of years ago it has greatly improved. Overall it has satified all my email needs!
 
Old 01-08-2009, 02:40 AM   #4
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I don't think Pine and Alpine should be separate. They're pretty much the same! You have Emacs and XEmacs together in the text editor category, so why not the same here?
 
Old 01-08-2009, 08:53 AM   #5
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pine will actually be completely removed next year, as it's no longer under development.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-09-2009, 11:13 AM   #6
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Evolution definitely. Myself coming from the Windows world using Outlook, Evolution definitely wins. Thunderbird, IMO, is alright. A little too minimal for my tastes.
 
Old 01-09-2009, 03:07 PM   #7
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Evolution.
 
Old 01-09-2009, 03:56 PM   #8
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Evolution
 
Old 01-10-2009, 02:13 AM   #9
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Definitely Claws.
 
Old 01-10-2009, 08:53 AM   #10
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I use CommuniGate (my ISP's webmail interface), awaiting their switch to SquirrelMail.

BTW, since SquirrelMail is a web-based e-mail application, is it really an e-mail client, & does it belong in this poll? Doesn't Gmail have an equal claim?
Don't get me wrong, I'm glad to see it (SquirrelMail) because I use none of the others regularly.
 
Old 01-10-2009, 09:56 AM   #11
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The two webmail applications were added last year, due to overwhelming member demand. They differ from Gmail in that you can download them - they're applications. Gmail is a hosted service.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-11-2009, 08:20 AM   #12
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Still using Thunderbird, but find myself using my ISP's browser application more and more as I can access it from anywhere.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 07:40 PM   #13
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Claws is THE mail client. Lightweight, a doddle to configure, pgpinline encrypted messages, aaaaaand........ how do you backup claws mail? Yup just copy and paste the .claws directory and the .mailout dircetory and the ones in your /home dir to a USB pebdrive. Then you can paste them into the /home folder of ANY distro with claws and it will just work. No config, no messing and all your messages and addresses backed up. Claws rocks!!!.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 10:59 PM   #14
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I hardly use a mail client much anymore and use web based mail, but I would say T-bird.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 09:16 AM   #15
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claws. It is fast, light and fully featured.
 
  


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