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Questions tagged [claws]

Claws is a very light weight email client for Linux operating systems.

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Problems setting up claws mail on Xubuntu 16.04.5 LTS

I'm attempting to replace Thunderbird as my mail client and claws-mail seems to be a good fit for my needs, but I'm having problems setting it up and the documentation, while good in general, has a ...
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Claws Mail keeps crashing

I am using Claws Mail v.3.9.3, on Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit). It has been working fine for years up until last week. Now, when I check an email account it shows it downloading the email and then, when done,...
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Can I safely backup my Claws Mail configuration with tar?

I am used to backup directories of varying kind with tar on my Xubuntu 14.04LTS system. Can I safely backup the configuration of Claws Mail with tar? $ tar cvzf claws-mail-backup.tar.gz $HOME/.claws-...
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Claws mail does not minimise to notification/indicator applet

I am using Claws Mail v3.13.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Before upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 the claws mail plugin Notification managed to minimise and/or close claws mail to tray (i.e., in this little mail ...
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“Mark as read”-button in Claws Mail?

As I prefer to manually mark my email as read, I turned of the automatic marking. But how are you suppose to mark message as read? In KMail I have an "Mark as read"-button in my tool-bar. In claws I ...
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How to view HTML mails in Claws?

I've just installed claws mail. Setting it up was not easy, but thanks to this sit I've managed to retrieve my mails. Only, html mails are just displayed as plain text so i've installed fancy plugin ...
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Claws mail 3.11.1 Could not queue message for sending

Have been using Thunderbird for some time then installed Claws mail and both worked on same Pc. What i liked about Claws that it authenticate connection and bind to a specific PC across different ...
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Where did the downloaded/installed plugin go?

I just downloaded a Plugin for the Claws E-mail program: sudo apt-get install claws-mail-vcalendar-plugin And according to the instructions, all you need to do is to open it USAGE Before using ...
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Claws Mail stuck in full-screen mode

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and claws mail 3.8.0. Suddenly and I don't know why, Claws was in full-screen mode and I cannot close it normally. The menu at the top does not show. Now I have to go to "compose"...
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Only keep recent emails in claws mail (or any light weight mail client)

Since I'm using a netbook with only 16GB SSD, I want to use most lightweight client possible (hence not Thunderbird) However, I wasn't able to find an option to download only recent mails, say, more ...
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Claws mail: Filtering windows problem in Unity?

I have been informed, via the Claws mail users (e-mail) list, that the following issue may be Unity-related. Comments / ideas / suggestions? Thanks. Original question: Often when I am editing or ...
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how to add yahoo account to claws mail

I've seen a post that claws mail is very light . so I've downloaded that and installed in my ubuntu 12.04 . but while trying to add my yahoo account its doesn't behaving like thunderbird client . so ...
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Can claws mail or sylpheed sync gmail contacts?

I don't mean importing manually, but true syncing? If not, is there Ubuntu software which syncs gmail contacts separately, and then the above clients sync from that?
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Why is Claws Mail starting in offline mode?

I am sorry if this is not the best place to ask this, but hopefully someone might be able to help. After I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04, Claws Mail 3.7.10 began starting in offline mode. It ...
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Mail client that does NOT mark mails as read automatically?

Problem is, that mails get marked as read when I select them and they are shown in the preview pane. I tried Thunderbird, Claws Mail and Sylpheed and I didn't find an option that prevents this. I'm ...
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How can I make Claws Mail the preferred email client?

I have read here, Changing email application in Preferred Applications to GMail?, how to access mimeapps.list but I cannot figure out what needs to be entered for Claws Mail to act as preferred. I ...