Re: A good GUI MUA? - Was: Gnome3 and Wheezy.
On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:02:42 +0530
Kushal Kumaran <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ralf Mardorf <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Thu, 2012-11-15 at 01:43 -0500, Neal Murphy wrote:
> >> On Thursday, November 15, 2012 01:09:31 AM Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >> > Shortcuts to resize the view do
> >> > work for Thunar, Xfce's file browser. Such shortcuts depend to
> >> > the applications you're using, the view shortcuts are at least
> >> > common for all web browsers I know.
> >> I've found <CTRL><mouse wheel> works on a number of apps to scale
> >> the fonts and/or entire window content, in KDE, Gnome and (now)
> >> XFCE. If I can replace kmail, I can drop KDE completely (even
> >> though I might miss kmahjonng and kpatience, a tleast for a while).
> > I'm looking for a good GUI MUA that allow me to use one source for
> > the mails from different Linux installs on a Linux multi-boot
> > machine.
> > I had good luck using different versions of Evolution sharing one
> > maildir, but one install ships with Evolution 3.6 and this version
> > completely doesn't work on my machine. When I try to use Evolutions
> > maildir with Claws or Kmail it doesn't work.
> > I'm willing to abandon this maildir and to start a new "source
> > directory" to share mails.
> > Evolution already replaced Mozillas (Thunderbird, Iceweasel,
> > Seamonkey etc.), since sharing mails is much easier to set up, when
> > using Evolution, at least it was easier, I don't know if it's
> > possible today to share emails very easy using Mozillas.
> One solution (which I use) is to run an imap server off your maildir,
> then access the mail using any IMAP-capable MUA. That should solve
> your incompatible-storage-format problem. I use dovecot as my imap
> server, and access it using gnus. There are several howtos on
> setting up dovecot.
> I also use notmuch to index the maildir, and I'm considering just
> switching to the notmuch emacs mode for reading email.
I made less good experiences when using IMAP, e.g. thousands of mails
once were loaded 2 times.