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An overview of FLOSS email clients

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Everybody uses email as one of its primary communication means; Free Software desktop users are no exception. In this regard, email clients play a central role in the way we work and generally live in the Internet. These last years have seen some relative decline in the usage of email clients. The use of standard, more mature web technologies such as Ajax have made the online service of email providers much more attractive, while the justified criticism of "everyone's " email client, Outlook Express drove many to use the simple online interfaces of some major email service providers.

Today I would like to discuss the present state of Free & Open Source email clients.

Thunderbird: It would have been the default fallback option but I was decided to look somewhere else.

KMail: I was very interested by KMail. Now part of the KDE's Kontact suite, its integration with the KDE desktop is excellent and the configuration very easy to perform. However,

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