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Mail for Linux Mint

Post by theking2 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:33 am

Hi!

I really like Microsoft Mail in Windows 10. It is easy to setup has no screen globber and is fast.

Is there a mail program in Linux Mint that copied Microsoft Mail?

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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by xenopeek » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:57 am

theking2 wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:33 am
has no screen globber
I'm not familiar with the term "screen globber", can you explain what you mean with other words?

There are dozens of email clients on Linux. Being a Linux user, I wouldn't know what is unique about Microsoft Mail (other than forwarding everything you do to Microsoft HQ). From screenshots it looks to be a basic 3 panel email client? Those have been around for at least 22 years.

Here's an article from few days ago with 9 recommendations of more popular email clients on Linux: https://itsfoss.com/best-email-clients-linux/. Perhaps one will catch your eye. They're all free to try.
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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by Pierre » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:01 am

Microsoft Mail? probably not.

most Folks would use Thunderbird ..

on many occasions, I've replaced Windows Mail with T/bird - on windows systems, that is.
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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by Rocky Bennett » Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:19 am

What is a "screen globber? Never heard that term before.

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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by Rocky Bennett » Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:21 am

xenopeek wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:57 am
theking2 wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:33 am
has no screen globber
I'm not familiar with the term "screen globber", can you explain what you mean with other words?

There are dozens of email clients on Linux. Being a Linux user, I wouldn't know what is unique about Microsoft Mail (other than forwarding everything you do to Microsoft HQ). From screenshots it looks to be a basic 3 panel email client? Those have been around for at least 22 years.

Here's an article from few days ago with 9 recommendations of more popular email clients on Linux: https://itsfoss.com/best-email-clients-linux/. Perhaps one will catch your eye. They're all free to try.


I hate the in-built Microsoft mail app, it is very ugly and has a lot of unused real-estate. Even in Windows 10 Thunderbird it still the go to mail app.

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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by gm10 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:47 am

theking2 wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:33 am
I really like Microsoft Mail in Windows 10. It is easy to setup has no screen globber and is fast.

Is there a mail program in Linux Mint that copied Microsoft Mail?
Take a look at Geary, it's quite similar.

You certainly wouldn't like Thunderbird (and neither do I).

PS: Quite sure you meant "screen clutter" instead of globber, otherwise also add me to the list of those not knowing that term. ;)

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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by AndyMH » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:13 pm

in addition to geary have a look at mailspring and evolution
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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by Cortimi » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:14 pm

I like Mailspring. It's beautiful and modern. I'm not a fan of "lean" programs, I like works of art. :P

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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by AndyMH » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:25 am

I liked mailspring as well, but wanted an integrated calendar which it doesn't do yet. So I'm using evolution.
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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by lsemmens » Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:25 pm

Is Micro$oft Mail not just the replacement for OutlookExpress? If that is so, then the Linux default would be Thunderbird, but there are any number of other clients out there. Otherwise you can just log on to your mail server using your favourite browser.
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Re: Mail for Linux Mint

Post by theking2 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:11 pm

gm10 wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:47 am
theking2 wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:33 am
I really like Microsoft Mail in Windows 10. It is easy to setup has no screen globber and is fast.

Is there a mail program in Linux Mint that copied Microsoft Mail?
Take a look at Geary, it's quite similar.

You certainly wouldn't like Thunderbird (and neither do I).

PS: Quite sure you meant "screen clutter" instead of globber, otherwise also add me to the list of those not knowing that term. ;)
Geary is awesome!

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