How to install Claws Mail on Ubuntu

Claws Mail is a free and open-source email client for BSD, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, Unix, Windows. You can add some extra features by adding RSS aggregator and calendar plugins. It supports SSL over POP3, SMTP, IMAP4rev1 and NNTP protocols. It provides threaded display, multiple MH folder, Filtering, External editor support. You can configure multiple accounts in Claws Mail. Some other important features are addressbook, automated mail checking, User-defined headers and colour labels. It is lightweight and user-friendly.

Install Claws Mail on Ubuntu

To install Claws Mail on Ubuntu, open your terminal app and run (type and enter) the below command to add it’s PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/claws-mail

Type your Ubuntu password. Then press the enter key. This will add the Claws Mail’s PPA on your Ubuntu system. Then run the below command.

sudo apt-get update

After that type the below command and press enter key to install Claws Mail email client on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install claws-mail

Type Y and press the enter key to confirm the installation. After the successful installation of Claws Mail email client restart your ubuntu computer. Click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type Clows Mail in the search field. Then click Clows Mail to open it.

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