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Questions tagged [sylpheed]

Questions relating to Sylpheed, a light weight email client

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What mail software allows archiving (rather than deleting) like in Gmail?

It appears that Sylpheed, the default mail software for Lubuntu 18.04, deletes mail rather than archiving it, but I am still trying to verify that I'm not overlooking some hidden option. What ...
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Is the Lubuntu recommended email software Trojita, Sylpheed, or something else?

My Lubuntu setup, upgraded today from 16 to 18.04.1 LTS, has Sylpheed 3.5.1, but the Lubuntu Manual says trojita is the default. I have noticed the Sylpheed documentation is missing graphics, which ...
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How do I archive mail in Sylpheed 3.5.1?

I see how to put gmail messages in IMAP/Trash, but how do I archive it as if I were checking in the gmail website? I would rather keep mail in case it becomes needed in the future, whereas I ...
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Importing Sylpheed accounts to new computer

I was using Sylpheed on my old computer with Kubuntu 12.04 LTS I have just installed Sylpheed on my new computer with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Is there a way of transferring / importing my email account ...
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How to stop Sylpheed from displaying inline text attachments?

By default Sylpheed display inline all text attachments. I would like to disable this. In 'Common Preferences' there is an option only for images.
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Why won't Sylpheed send or receive?

I have just installed Sylpheed but it neither receives nor sends emails. I selected IMAP and clicked Forward. Entered my email address ‘youruser@riseup.net’. Give the account a name and clicked ...
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Opening .doc, .docx with Sylpheed on Lubuntu

I noticed that I can't open .doc, .docx with Sylpheed on Lubuntu. I need to select "Open with" and then type Abiword. How to automatize this process since when I try to click again on Open, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Sylpheed email retrieves old deleted mail

Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Dimension 4700. On Sylpheed email when I retrieve mail It retrieves old deleted email from more than two (2) years ago. Is there a particular way to set it to ...
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Sylpheed is still in the menu

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 and Thunderbird so I uninstalled Sylpheed, but it is still in the main menu! Nothing happens when clicking the menu item, but anyway I would like to have it removed. I have ...
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Deleted read messages in Sylpheed are not shown in Trash view

I am using Sylpheed as my email client in Kubuntu 12.04 When I delete an unread email in the inbox, it gets placed in the Trash folder. When I delete a read email in the inbox, it gets deleted without ...
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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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Can't access already created mail account in Sylpheed

I'm using GMail. I created an IMAP4-account using the wizard. It shows the folder with my account name but it doesn't open on a double-click and clicking on "get mail" doesn't do anything. I did a ...
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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 ...