- Some of the most known or used email clients on Debian GNU/Linux. This article may sum all the different clients available and link to his specific page (To avoid having each client his install, link section, my oooh lovely theme link. So actually this page contain some stuff that may move soon).
You can use the Mozilla suite email / usenet client.
What is Icedove?
Icedove is a free, open-source and cross-platform mail client for most operating systems based on the Mozilla codebase. It is a robust and easy to use client, similar to Outlook Express, but with some major advantages such as junk mail classification.
How to install Icedove
To install Icedove, simply do:
apt-get update apt-get install icedove # install optional language pack apt-get install icedove-l10n-[language] # substitude [language] with your locale (for example 'ru' fur Russian)
For Enigmail (GPG Key/Encryption) Support:
apt-get install enigmail
Native language versions are also available.
Icedove and GnuPG
GNUMail.app is a fully featured mail application running on Linux (or FreeBSD, OpenBSD, etc) and Apple Mac OS X. It uses the GNUstep development framework or Apple Cocoa, which is based on the ?OpenStep specification provided by NeXT, Inc.. GNUMail.app is licensed under the GPL, and the full sources of the application are available.
GNUMail.app was written from scratch. It uses Pantomime as its mail handling framework.
Mutt is a feature rich text based email client that is highly configurable via the single config file ~/.mutt/muttrc . It has support for coloured text, threaded discussion display and GPG/PGP support. Press "?" to show the numerous keyboard shortcuts which allow navigation and email composition at rates approaching the speed of light.
apt-get update apt-get install mutt
Alpine is a screen-oriented message-handling tool. In its default configuration, Alpine offers an intentionally limited set of functions geared toward the novice user, but it also has a large list of optional "power-user" and personal-preference features. Alpine's basic feature set includes:
* View, Save, Export, Delete, Print, Reply and Forward messages. * Compose messages in a simple editor (Pico) with word-wrap and a spelling checker. * Messages may be postponed for later completion. * Full-screen selection and management of message folders. * Address book to keep a list of long or frequently-used addresses. * Personal distribution lists may be defined. * Addresses may be taken into the address book from incoming mail without retyping them. * New mail checking and notification occurs automatically every 2.5 minutes and after certain commands, e.g. refresh-screen (Ctrl-L). * On-line, context-sensitive help screens.
apt-get update apt-get install alpine