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Cosmetic, Family Dentist, Gum and Implant Specialist in Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights, Inwood,
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=== What is Claws Mail? ===
  
Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Upper West Side Manhattan and Riverdale]<BR>
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Claws Mail is an e-mail client (& news reader) based on GTK+, running on the X Window System, and aiming for
  
[http://www.squidoo.com/esthetix-dental-spa  Washington Heights 10032 Laser Gum Specialist * Dental Braces in Inwood 10034<BR>
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* Quick response
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* Graceful, and sophisticated interface
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* Easy configuration, intuitive operation
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* Abundant features
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* Extensibility
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* Robustness and stability
  
White, equally constructed teeth improve the beauty of your face. Cosmetic dentistry delivers several
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=== What are the differences between Claws Mail and Sylpheed? ===
  
therapy options for individuals who wish to enhance their teeth. The  
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Claws Mail (formerly Sylpheed-Claws) started as the bleeding-edge version of Sylpheed, in order to act as a testbed for new features for Sylpheed. The idea was to regularly resync with Hiroyuki's main branch, and vice-versa. Claws Mail then evolved into the stable extended version of Sylpheed, and is now an entity in its own right, mainly due to different goals and the fact that syncing both codebases doesn't happen anymore.
  
procedures can easily be as straightforward as teeth whitening or as complex as bracing and bridging.
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Claws Mail has many extra features compared to Sylpheed and is more powerful, yet is just as fast, lightweight and stable.
  
Just how does teeth lightening work?
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=== Where can I get Claws Mail? ===
Teeth brightening items
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utilizes products consisting of peroxide to give the teeth a white
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See the Downloads page http://www.claws-mail.org/downloads.php.
  
and clean appearance. Cosmetic dentists
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=== Who writes Claws Mail? ===
  
will certainly begin the procedure by taking
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Claws Mail is developed by the [http://www.claws-mail.org/theteam.php Claws Mail Team].
  
out all the cavities from the teeth and ensuring the gums are healthy
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=== How does Claws Mail store mails? ===
  
and balanced. The light will definitely oxidize the blemishes on the teeth, resulting in activation of peroxide.
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Mails are stored in the MH mailfile format as used by MH and EMH. Maildir and mbox format are supported via two plugins available on the [http://www.claws-mail.org/plugins.php Plugins page].
  
Just what is tooth-shaping?
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=== Does Claws Mail have mail filtering? ===
It reshapes the unwanted shape of the teeth. The cosmetic dentist can
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entirely change the form of your teeth or the design of the
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Yes. You can find it in Configuration->Filtering... tab.
  
upper ones to match the lower ones.
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=== Can Claws Mail handle local unix mailboxes? ===
  
What are Porcelain Veneers?
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Yes.
Porcelain veneers, additionally called veneers, are porcelain wedges that enhance the
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appearance of the front of the teeth. They even cover any
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=== Can Claws Mail handle IPv6? ===
  
damages created to the teeth. They have the exact same consequences
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Yes, IPv6 is fully supported in Claws Mail.
  
as false teeths or artificial teeth. A cosmetic dentist might
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=== How many POP3, News or IMAP accounts can I set up in Claws Mail? ===
  
be able to provide the pros and disadvantages of this treatment.
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The number is unlimited. The limit is reached when your computer stops responding.
  
Exactly what is Resin?
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=== Can I set up an Account for sending Mail only? ===
Resins are kept
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on the teeth for a short time to improve their appearance. The chips and cavities are filled
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Yes, set up a new account using '''Configuration -> Create new Account''' and set the Protocol to ''None (SMTP only)''.  
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Or create a local Account for a MH-directory and disable automatic checking for new mail on that account.
  
with white fillings.
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=== Does Claws Mail support encryption like GPG? ===
  
Exactly what is Bonded-Bridge?
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Yes. GPG is implemented and works fine. For activating it in Claws Mail, see the [[Installation_and_Configuration#How_do_I_enable_GPG_support_in_Claws_Mail.3F|Installation and Configuration]] section.
Bonded-bridge is a porcelain or resin tooth with steel or resin wings on both the sides. It fills the  
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gap left by the missing tooth. The cosmetic dentist gets rid of a
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=== How does Claws Mail check for MIME types? ===
  
little amount of enamel from teeth on both the sides of the hole then the bonded-bridge
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Claws Mail uses the Mutt type of mime checking.
  
is cut on the teeth to fill the hole.
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=== Does Claws Mail allow me to write HTML styled messages? ===
  
Just what is Gum-lift?
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No. A discussion has gone around over this topic, and the outcome was that HTML mail is not wanted. If you really need to send HTML, you can of course attach a webpage to an e-mail.
Gum-lifting, or gingivectomy, includes getting rid of some part
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of the gums to even them out and make the teeth appear longer. It cures gummy smiles. A
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=== Does Claws Mail have name completion in the address fields? ===
  
cosmetic dentist would certainly be able full the process in one or
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Yes. When you search for a name that starts with "don", type "don" (without the quotes) and press the TAB key. This will show you the correct name (when only one "don" exists in your addressbook. Otherwise a dropdown list appears, which allows you to select the name you want. E.g. Donald Duck, Don Johnson. But also e-mail addresses starting with "don" will appear in the list (like "don.giovanni@maffia.org").
  
two sittings.
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=== Why is Claws Mail so fast? ===
  
Exactly what are Braces?
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That's what it is designed for!
Braces or orthodontics corrects the gaps between the teeth, giving them an even
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appearance. It is a two-year process to help kids and young people. A cosmetic dentist might add the braces in one treatment.
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=== How can I send in patches, report bugs, talk about Claws Mail with others? ===
  
White, equally shaped teeth enhance the beauty of your face. Cosmetic dentistry offers many
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To talk to others, you should join the Claws Mail users' mailing list at http://www.claws-mail.org/MLs.php.
  
therapy options for individuals who wish to improve their teeth.
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=== Can I import an mbox into Claws Mail's MH mailfolders? ===
  
Your smile is your best first impression. A beautiful laugh is like a light
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Yes, just create/select the folder you want your mails in, and select "Import mbox file" in the File menu.
  
going on, radiating self-confidence. Esthetix Dental Spa is committed to improving lives by assisting patients to have the teeth they
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=== Can I use procmail to sort my mails with the MH mail handling? ===
  
need.
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Yes. Just make sure that you add /. to the end of a rule so procmail knows that you are filtering into an MH mail folder. Example :
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<pre>
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0:
  
For some, Esthetix Dental Spa is family dentist for dental braces and full dental treatments. For others, Esthetix Dental Spa is the cosmetic dentist providing the most recent implant specialist and dental
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* ^Subject:.*claws
  
veneers technology.
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clawsmail/.
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</pre>
  
The highest level of dental care,
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Check man procmail for details.
  
excellence provided with compassion, can be acquired to you in comfortable
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=== When I upgrade Claws Mail, are there things I should be aware of? ===
  
family-friendly environment. Vist http://www.esthetixdentalspa.com or come in with an exam and see for yourself.<BR>\
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Yes, some more critical than others.
  
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You should always read the RELEASE_NOTES document that is included in the release tarballs.
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The release notes can also be viewed on the Claws Mail [http://www.claws-mail.org/news.php News] page.
  
Esthetix Dental Spa is located around the Upper West Side of NYC at 285 Fort Washington
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=== How can I quickly update the views in Claws Mail? ===
  
Ave. Easily accessible by car or public transportation, the Esthetix Dental Spa serves
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Just press Alt-U or select "update" from the summary menu.
  
primarily Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Inwood and Riverdale.
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=== Why does Claws Mail allow me to open more than one instance at the same time for the same user on a network? ===
  
Some patients travel from even further to see Esthetix Dental
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Claws Mail opens a Unix-domain socket using a name constucted from your TMPDIR path plus your UID.
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This socket is used to arbitrate multiple instances on a given machine.
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In Linux, at least, named Unix-domain sockets are known only locally, to the creating machine.
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Pointing your TMPDIR environment variable to /home/yours/tmp doesn't have the desired effect,
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as the socket definition would need to be propagated across the LAN and isn't.
  
Spa's laser gum specialist or implant professional.
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Setting an alternate configuration directory (--alternate-config-dir option) overrides TMPDIR value
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and places the socket under the alternate directory.
  
Esthetix Dental Spa dentists handle urgent dental situations with compassion. <BR>
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=== Does Claws Mail have an anti-spam feature? ===
A cosmetic dentist provides reconstruction work or perhaps a complete smile makeover. Your loved ones dentist and cosmetic dental office are available to you in one hassle-free, comfortable and
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beautiful setting. At Esthetix Dental Spa you can have sophisticated implant specialists
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Yes. It has a [[Plugins | Bogofilter]] plugin and a [[Plugins | SpamAssassin]] plugin. You can find details of them on the [[Plugins]] FAQ Page.
  
for cosmetic dental work, orthodontics, all dental braces, painless
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You can also use other spam filters via [[Actions]], futher details can be found on the [[Using_Claws_Mail_with_other_programs|Using Claws Mail with other programs]] page.
  
laser gum specialist treatment, oral surgery, advanced dental care bleaching,
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=== Does Claws Mail support Return Receipts? ===
  
painless root channel and nerve treatment, laugh makeover and analysis, scalpel-less
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Yes.
  
facelifts along with dental veneers - everything you need from the  
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To request a Return Receipt use '/Options/Request Return Receipt' in the Compose window.
  
family dentist or aesthetic dentist without being referred to professionals. Esthetix Dental Spa has laserlight gum specialist and implant specialist here to
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When you receive a message that requests a Return Receipt a notification area is shown just above the message view. You can either use the 'Send receipt' button, or ignore the request -  no receipts are sent automatically.
  
assist you.
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You can choose to never send Return Receipts by using the option on the Mail Handling/Sending page of the Preferences. When you use this option, all Return Receipt requests are ignored and you will not be prompted to send one.
  
Arvind Philomin, DDS DICOI worked for years as a Master Dental Technician
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=== Why does Claws Mail load big folders slowly? ===
  
and received his Graduate Degree at NYU School of Dentistry in 2002. Dr Philomin is a
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Certain options, although handy, can slow down Claws Mail. Consider disabling the following options to achieve more speed:
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/Display/Summaries 'Display sender using address book'
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/Display/Summaries 'Thread using subject in addition to standard headers'
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/Plugins/GPG 'Automatically check signatures'
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In the Message List, Sort by Date or other non-string headers instead of Subject, From or To.
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Avoid using cpu intensive folder Processing rules conditions such as "Whole message", "Body part", etc, and Pre/Post processing.
  
Fellow along with a Diplomate of the International College of Implantology and uses his own
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=== How do I make a new Icon Theme for Claws Mail? ===
  
innovative techniques as an implant specialist for teeth implants. Dr Philomin built Esthetix Dental Spa to  
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Obviously you need to have some artistic abilities (well, not much unless you want to make a really cool theme), but, apart from that, there's some technical points you should consider when making a new theme and you want to share it with the rest of the world:
  
provide comprehensive dental care and also to make you as comfortable as you can while you receive the top dental care available
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* Choose a license for it. Remember that themes without license are not free.
 
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* If you're using some other theme or graphic element you found on the web be careful and check its license also. Some authors use strange licenses which does not allow derivations or redistributions, or impose the original license over derived works.
anywhere.
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* If you're making original artwork and do not know (or care) which license to choose, [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GPL] is a good and recommended option. It's the same license that Claws Mail uses.
 
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* Try to provide a full set of icons. The easiest way to do that is to copy all Claws Mail icons and start editing them.
Look around http://www.esthetixdentalspa.com to learn more about extraordinary dentists in NYC on the Upper West Side ready to help you feel and look your best
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* Keep the sizes uniform. Claws Mail default icons are certain size, and some variations are allowed, but size disparity can not be a good idea if two icons are going to be displayed side to side.
 
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* Provide a .claws_themeinfo file
with your radiant smile. Contact Esthetix Dental Spa today at 212-795-9675 to ask any
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* Have a look at the existing themes, they may inspire you! :)
 
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issue or if you would like to schedule an appointment. <BR>
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[http://www.esthetixdentalspa.com Cosmetic, Family Dentist, Gum and Implant Specialist in Washington Heights,  
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Hamilton Heights, Inwood, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Upper West Side Manhattan and Riverdale]
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Revision as of 15:26, 9 October 2012

Contents

What is Claws Mail?

Claws Mail is an e-mail client (& news reader) based on GTK+, running on the X Window System, and aiming for

  • Quick response
  • Graceful, and sophisticated interface
  • Easy configuration, intuitive operation
  • Abundant features
  • Extensibility
  • Robustness and stability

What are the differences between Claws Mail and Sylpheed?

Claws Mail (formerly Sylpheed-Claws) started as the bleeding-edge version of Sylpheed, in order to act as a testbed for new features for Sylpheed. The idea was to regularly resync with Hiroyuki's main branch, and vice-versa. Claws Mail then evolved into the stable extended version of Sylpheed, and is now an entity in its own right, mainly due to different goals and the fact that syncing both codebases doesn't happen anymore.

Claws Mail has many extra features compared to Sylpheed and is more powerful, yet is just as fast, lightweight and stable.

Where can I get Claws Mail?

See the Downloads page http://www.claws-mail.org/downloads.php.

Who writes Claws Mail?

Claws Mail is developed by the Claws Mail Team.

How does Claws Mail store mails?

Mails are stored in the MH mailfile format as used by MH and EMH. Maildir and mbox format are supported via two plugins available on the Plugins page.

Does Claws Mail have mail filtering?

Yes. You can find it in Configuration->Filtering... tab.

Can Claws Mail handle local unix mailboxes?

Yes.

Can Claws Mail handle IPv6?

Yes, IPv6 is fully supported in Claws Mail.

How many POP3, News or IMAP accounts can I set up in Claws Mail?

The number is unlimited. The limit is reached when your computer stops responding.

Can I set up an Account for sending Mail only?

Yes, set up a new account using Configuration -> Create new Account and set the Protocol to None (SMTP only). Or create a local Account for a MH-directory and disable automatic checking for new mail on that account.

Does Claws Mail support encryption like GPG?

Yes. GPG is implemented and works fine. For activating it in Claws Mail, see the Installation and Configuration section.

How does Claws Mail check for MIME types?

Claws Mail uses the Mutt type of mime checking.

Does Claws Mail allow me to write HTML styled messages?

No. A discussion has gone around over this topic, and the outcome was that HTML mail is not wanted. If you really need to send HTML, you can of course attach a webpage to an e-mail.

Does Claws Mail have name completion in the address fields?

Yes. When you search for a name that starts with "don", type "don" (without the quotes) and press the TAB key. This will show you the correct name (when only one "don" exists in your addressbook. Otherwise a dropdown list appears, which allows you to select the name you want. E.g. Donald Duck, Don Johnson. But also e-mail addresses starting with "don" will appear in the list (like "don.giovanni@maffia.org").

Why is Claws Mail so fast?

That's what it is designed for!

How can I send in patches, report bugs, talk about Claws Mail with others?

To talk to others, you should join the Claws Mail users' mailing list at http://www.claws-mail.org/MLs.php.

Can I import an mbox into Claws Mail's MH mailfolders?

Yes, just create/select the folder you want your mails in, and select "Import mbox file" in the File menu.

Can I use procmail to sort my mails with the MH mail handling?

Yes. Just make sure that you add /. to the end of a rule so procmail knows that you are filtering into an MH mail folder. Example :

0:

* ^Subject:.*claws

clawsmail/.
 

Check man procmail for details.

When I upgrade Claws Mail, are there things I should be aware of?

Yes, some more critical than others.

You should always read the RELEASE_NOTES document that is included in the release tarballs. The release notes can also be viewed on the Claws Mail News page.

How can I quickly update the views in Claws Mail?

Just press Alt-U or select "update" from the summary menu.

Why does Claws Mail allow me to open more than one instance at the same time for the same user on a network?

Claws Mail opens a Unix-domain socket using a name constucted from your TMPDIR path plus your UID. This socket is used to arbitrate multiple instances on a given machine. In Linux, at least, named Unix-domain sockets are known only locally, to the creating machine. Pointing your TMPDIR environment variable to /home/yours/tmp doesn't have the desired effect, as the socket definition would need to be propagated across the LAN and isn't.

Setting an alternate configuration directory (--alternate-config-dir option) overrides TMPDIR value and places the socket under the alternate directory.

Does Claws Mail have an anti-spam feature?

Yes. It has a Bogofilter plugin and a SpamAssassin plugin. You can find details of them on the Plugins FAQ Page.

You can also use other spam filters via Actions, futher details can be found on the Using Claws Mail with other programs page.

Does Claws Mail support Return Receipts?

Yes.

To request a Return Receipt use '/Options/Request Return Receipt' in the Compose window.

When you receive a message that requests a Return Receipt a notification area is shown just above the message view. You can either use the 'Send receipt' button, or ignore the request - no receipts are sent automatically.

You can choose to never send Return Receipts by using the option on the Mail Handling/Sending page of the Preferences. When you use this option, all Return Receipt requests are ignored and you will not be prompted to send one.

Why does Claws Mail load big folders slowly?

Certain options, although handy, can slow down Claws Mail. Consider disabling the following options to achieve more speed:
/Display/Summaries 'Display sender using address book'
/Display/Summaries 'Thread using subject in addition to standard headers'
/Plugins/GPG 'Automatically check signatures'
In the Message List, Sort by Date or other non-string headers instead of Subject, From or To.
Avoid using cpu intensive folder Processing rules conditions such as "Whole message", "Body part", etc, and Pre/Post processing.

How do I make a new Icon Theme for Claws Mail?

Obviously you need to have some artistic abilities (well, not much unless you want to make a really cool theme), but, apart from that, there's some technical points you should consider when making a new theme and you want to share it with the rest of the world:

  • Choose a license for it. Remember that themes without license are not free.
  • If you're using some other theme or graphic element you found on the web be careful and check its license also. Some authors use strange licenses which does not allow derivations or redistributions, or impose the original license over derived works.
  • If you're making original artwork and do not know (or care) which license to choose, GPL is a good and recommended option. It's the same license that Claws Mail uses.
  • Try to provide a full set of icons. The easiest way to do that is to copy all Claws Mail icons and start editing them.
  • Keep the sizes uniform. Claws Mail default icons are certain size, and some variations are allowed, but size disparity can not be a good idea if two icons are going to be displayed side to side.
  • Provide a .claws_themeinfo file
  • Have a look at the existing themes, they may inspire you! :)