Claws Mail is a lightweight and fast e-mail client and newsreader, based on GTK+. It supports POP3, APOP, IMAP, SMTP, SMTP AUTH, NNTP, LDAP, multiple accounts, spell-checking, addressbook, SSL, GPG, filtering, i18n, and more.
Claws Mail provides the following features:
– Multiple accounts
– Threaded display
– Mime attachments
– Usenet news reading and posting
– SSL over POP3, SMTP, IMAP4rev1 and NNTP protocols
– GnuPG support (with GPGME)
– User-defined headers
– Colour labels
– Multiple MH folder support
– Mbox import/export
– External editor
– Message queueing and drafting
– Automated mail checking
– Clickable URIs
It supports the following useful plugins:
– Dillo HTML Viewer
For complete list of features and plugins, visit here.
Install Claws mail On Ubuntu/Linux Mint
Add the Claws Mail PPA with command:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:claws-mail/ppa
Update the packages list:
$ sudo apt-get updte
Install Claws Mail using the following command:
$ sudo apt-get install claws-mail
For other distributions download the latest version from here and install it.
Launch Claws Mail
Open it up either from your Dash or menu. The first time you will asked to setup your mail accounts. Click Forward to setup mail accounts.
For more details about usage of Claws Mail, visit the official help page here.