Mail client advice
uckelman at nomic.net
Thu Nov 27 14:47:55 UTC 2003
Thus spake leam:
> Okay, I could use some help on picking a mail client. I'm shuffling the
> home computers around and want to end up with one file server and one
> Fedora based workstation; this means moving 5 years of e-mail!
> I like the usefulness of a GUI mail client, the current choice is
> Mozilla. Sorting mail is fairly easy, as is re-sorting. However, I also
> like a non-GUI interface for the ability to connect remotely; I've used
> pine before.
> There will be an internal mail server (eventually) so the mail clients
> won't have to connect directly out.
> Standard text format is highly useful, especially when grep'ing the
> "jobs" folder for job search contacts. :)
> Suggestions are welcome, preferably ones that work on Fedora and are
> open source.
I dearly love nmh, and have been using it since 1997 or so. It's great
having all of the mail-manipulating commands available directly from the
command line, e.g., so I can grep on their output.
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