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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2009. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.

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View Poll Results: Mail Client of the Year
Thunderbird 316 53.56%
Kmail 67 11.36%
Evolution 87 14.75%
Sylpheed 9 1.53%
Claws Mail 29 4.92%
alpine 12 2.03%
mutt 30 5.08%
Balsa 0 0%
Opera M2 18 3.05%
SquirrelMail 12 2.03%
IMP 0 0%
SeaMonkey MailNews 10 1.69%
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Old 01-07-2010, 02:59 PM   #1
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Old 01-08-2010, 07:05 AM   #2
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"Mail client of the year" seems to be appearing as the first poll option?
 
Old 01-08-2010, 09:53 AM   #3
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Fixed - thanks.

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Old 01-08-2010, 04:09 PM   #4
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Smile

GMail!
 
Old 01-08-2010, 07:06 PM   #5
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Firefox (webmail)
 
Old 01-10-2010, 05:04 AM   #6
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Claws or Sylphhed? Hmmm.. tough call.....

Claws give you more bells and whistles that I don't really need so would typically vote Sylpheed but running Claws on the Debian boxes this past year so I guess it deserves the vote.

Once again because of far superior lightweight gtk based alternative to the default Gnome bundled bloat that is Evolution. I've been using Evolution because of the bundle factor and come to despise it much less than I used to and, indeed, could even go so far as to say that I've become accustomed to it enough that it no longer annoys the crap out of me. But if your need is primarily and email client on a gtk based box then Sylpheed or Claws are the way to go, as Evolution suffers from far too much influence by certain parties w/vested interest in Outlook/Exchange interoperability and hence leaves MUCH to be desired.

Otherwise if no X then Mutt rules!! ;-P
 
Old 01-11-2010, 10:32 PM   #7
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Google Mail
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:13 PM   #8
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Claws is steadily improving and is very nice to look at, once you tweak it a bit. My vote goes there.
 
Old 01-12-2010, 03:20 PM   #9
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I've used mutt for most of the year, though I'm currently using Evolution. But, I think mutt is nicer in its handling of threads than Evolution.
 
Old 01-13-2010, 02:28 AM   #10
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Claws for me
 
Old 01-13-2010, 08:59 PM   #11
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Kmail
 
Old 01-14-2010, 11:42 AM   #12
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mutt of course!
 
Old 01-19-2010, 06:04 PM   #13
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I only use webmail.
 
Old 01-19-2010, 09:24 PM   #14
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Voted for Thunderbird but I will try to connect Kmail to Exchange one day soon.
 
Old 01-19-2010, 11:19 PM   #15
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I'd nominate GMail "web mail client"
 
  


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