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View Poll Results: Which email client is best?
Thunderbird 11 100.00%
Evolution 0 0%
Other 0 0%
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Old 03-22-2009, 04:10 PM   #1
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Question Thunderbird or Evolution?


Which program do you prefer to get your mail and why?

Personally I loved Digsby on MS but until they get it ported t linux I guess I'm stuck with one of these... which should I pick?
 
Old 03-22-2009, 04:22 PM   #2
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Thunderbird. Just a personal preference like every answer in every poll comparing two or more applications that do, essentially, the same thing. I use Fluxbox and XFCE so I try to minimize the GNOME libraries and apps on my machine.

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:36 PM   #3
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indeed for the same reasons the poster above says. did you build wine, and try your MS app for nix?
 
Old 03-22-2009, 05:44 PM   #4
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I had some problems with Evolution freezing (under Fedora, using the on-board ATI based graphics). Thunderbird has had no such problems.

I do prefer the filtering tool that Thunderbird uses, but that's just a personal preference.
 
Old 03-23-2009, 08:28 AM   #5
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Thunderbird, I run it on both windows (work) and Linux machines.

Evolution has always seemed so bloated and heavy to me, reminds me of Outlook. I just want to send and receive email..
 
Old 03-23-2009, 08:33 AM   #6
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Thunderbird, even on Ubuntu which comes with Evolution by default. Thunderbird is extensible, Evolution is too much like Outlook; and I don't need any of the additional functionality (calendar) anyway.

Robin
 
Old 03-23-2009, 09:52 AM   #7
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If you need a fast and simple one, just to send and receive emails then is better to use Thunderbird, evolution as others say remind me with the time i used windows is similar to Outlook.
 
Old 03-23-2009, 10:44 AM   #8
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I am also with those that prefer Thunderbird. I also like how you can use extensions to customise its fuctionality. Evolution is a bit too heavy and I am not too keen on it.
 
  


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