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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2003. This is your chance to be heard!


View Poll Results: Mail Client of the Year
Mozilla 108 12.22%
Sylpheed 68 7.69%
pine 44 4.98%
mutt 46 5.20%
Kmail 214 24.21%
Evolution 248 28.05%
Balsa 5 0.57%
Netscape 5 0.57%
Thunderbird 123 13.91%
Opera M2 23 2.60%
Voters: 884. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-15-2003, 12:18 PM   #1
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Mail Client of the Year

What do you use to get your LQ notifications?
Old 11-15-2003, 01:49 PM   #2
Andrew Benton
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Thunderbird isn't on the list! I can't vote for any of the others as I don't use them.

Edit - thanks for putting it on the list.

Last edited by Andrew Benton; 11-16-2003 at 01:38 PM.
Old 11-15-2003, 02:39 PM   #3
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Opera! ( and sometimes kmail and evolution)
Old 11-15-2003, 03:45 PM   #4
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Yea, Opera M2 (mainly cause I haven't tried anything else ).
Old 11-15-2003, 08:19 PM   #5
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Evolution. Great full-featured Linux mail client. Their website shows some exciting things to come too
Old 11-15-2003, 09:25 PM   #6
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Shame shame shame.....

Pine Is Not Elm!

And it rox!
Old 11-16-2003, 12:31 AM   #7
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Tried Thunderbird but couldn't get it linked to Firebird so it was a pain trying to get from a link in an email, open Firebird and then paste the link...

Mozilla is good, old fashioned brilliance Easy to use and not too slow.
Old 11-16-2003, 03:25 AM   #8
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kmail is my equivalent for Eudora on windows. It is as easy to use and as easy to backup.
Old 11-16-2003, 04:23 AM   #9
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Well, Sylpheed-claws is the best if you want a fast one... a really fast one
Old 11-16-2003, 02:31 PM   #10
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thunderbird would get my vote as the best, except as AMmullen said it won't link to firebird, and it also won't open links from within the client, either. so until those two things are fixed, my vote goes to evolution.

>make that AMMullan
Old 11-16-2003, 04:24 PM   #11
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This is fixed in current testing builds and will be fixed in the next landmark build (0.4). I build Thunderbird from CVS and came back to this thread by clicking a link in an Email.
Old 11-16-2003, 07:16 PM   #12
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Kmail would be my choice
Old 11-16-2003, 07:31 PM   #13
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Kmail for me, the new Kontact is working fine as well.
Old 11-17-2003, 04:14 AM   #14
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Please consider adding gnus
Old 11-17-2003, 08:38 AM   #15
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Sylpheed far and away is the GUI mail client of the year. Fast, config'able, and dern stable for Beta


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