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Old 06-22-2017, 12:34 PM   #1
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Alternative to Thunderbird


Running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and seeking an alternative to Thunderbird. Would want a program where I have the option to keep the emails I have read on the server or delete then once the email has been downloaded.

I downloaded and installed Evolution last week but it does not give me this option.

All suggestions welcome.

thanks
 
Old 06-22-2017, 12:42 PM   #2
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not to sound rude, but a google search for 'linux email client' turns up dozens of results, there are really far, far too many to list, i would do a search, look at the features of a few popular programs, and pick the one that bests suits your needs..
 
Old 06-22-2017, 12:48 PM   #3
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I take it you are using IMAP and not POP3 and have set things up on the email host also?
IMAP implemntations do seem different depending upon service provider so that may be a cause of issues?
 
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I take it you are using IMAP and not POP3 and have set things up on the email host also?
IMAP implemntations do seem different depending upon service provider so that may be a cause of issues?
 
Old 06-22-2017, 01:14 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by maplesyrup View Post
All suggestions welcome.
Hi...

While I'm not sure if these offer IMAP support, you can find a list of additional clients here. I would imagine most, if not all, of them are available in the repositories.

Regards...
 
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Old 06-22-2017, 06:34 PM   #6
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This article from Mozilla should help: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1158461

As a GUI email client I prefer Claws or Sylpheed. I find them least annoying one's I've used.
 
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