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claws-mail - a GTK+ based fast email and news client SYNOPSIS
claws-mail [options] DESCRIPTION
Claws Mail is an email client (and 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 Currently implemented features include: o POP3 support o IMAP4rev1 support o integrated NetNews client o unlimited multiple account handling o thread display o filtering o MIME (attachments) o built-in image view o X-Face and (colour) Face support o multiple MH folder support o mbox importing / exporting o external editor support o message queueing o automatic mail checking o draft message function o template function o line-wrapping o clickable URI o XML-based address book o LDAP, vCard, and JPilot support o newly arrived and unread message management o Mew/Wanderlust-like key bind o printing o APOP authentication support o SMTP AUTH support o SSL support (POP3, SMTP, IMAP4rev1) o IPv6 support o drag & drop (partially implemented) o GnuPG support o automake + autoconf support o internationalization of messages by gettext o support of many code sets, including UTF-8 (Unicode) (when using libjconv) o support for plugins This list is not complete. OPTIONS
--compose [address] --compose-from-file file --subscribe [uri] --attach file1 [file2]... --receive --receive-all --send --status --status folder[/subfolder] --status-full --statistics --reset-statistics --select [#mh/mailbox/]folder[/msg|/msgid] --online --offline --exit --debug --help --version --version-full --config-dir --alternate-config-dir [dir] FILES
$HOME/Mail Default directory for mail storage $PREFIX/share/claws-mail Global program directory $PREFIX/share/claws-mail/manual Manual files in HTML, PDF, PostScript and plain text format $PREFIX/share/claws-mail/themes Global themes directory $PREFIX/lib/claws-mail/plugins Directory for plugins $PREFIX/include/claws-mail Directory for header files $HOME/.claws-mail Default directory for user's configuration files directory $HOME/.claws-mail/addrbook/* Addressbook files $HOME/.claws-mail/autofaces/* Automatic Faces and X-Faces files for accounts $HOME/.claws-mail/certs/* SSL certificates received from mail servers $HOME/.claws-mail/templates User-defined templates directory $HOME/.claws-mail/themes User's themes directory $HOME/.claws-mail/accountrc Configuration for account(s) $HOME/.claws-mail/actionsrc User-defined custom actions $HOME/.claws-mail/addressbookcustomattributerc User-defined address book custom attributes $HOME/.claws-mail/claws.log Claws Mail logfile $HOME/.claws-mail/claws-win32.log Claws Mail output file (Windows only) $HOME/.claws-mail/clawsrc Main configuration file $HOME/.claws-mail/command_history User-specified commands $HOME/.claws-mail/customheaderrc Configuration for custom headers for sending mail $HOME/.claws-mail/dispheaderrc Configuration for custom display of headers in message view $HOME/.claws-mail/folderitemrc All folders' attributes $HOME/.claws-mail/folderlist.xml Folder hierarchy listing $HOME/.claws-mail/matcherrc Filtering and Processing function configuration $HOME/.claws-mail/menurc Menu shortcut-key configuration $HOME/.claws-mail/messagesearch_history User-specified searches in message bodies $HOME/.claws-mail/quicksearch_history User-specified quick-search list $HOME/.claws-mail/messagesearch_history User-specified searches in message bodies $HOME/.claws-mail/summary*_history User-specified searches in message list $HOME/.claws-mail/tagsrc User-specified tag list $HOME/.claws-mail/toolbar*.xml User-defined custom toolbars EXAMPLES
To run this program the standard way type: claws-mail Alternatively you can run it with the following options: --compose [address] to open a Compose window --compose-from-file file open composition window with data from given file. Use - as file name for reading from standard input. Content format: headers first (To: header required) until an empty line is found, then mail body until end of file. --subscribe [uri] subscribe to the given URI if possible --attach file1 [file2]... open composition window with specified files attached --compose "mailto:%t?subject=%s&cc=%c&body=%b" this syntax can be used in web-browsers and CLI to open a pre-populated Compose window. Possible fields after the destination recipient are: subject, from, cc, bcc, in-reply-to, body, insert (insert a file in body part, needs an absolute path), attach (attach a file, needs an absolute path, see also: --attach) --receive receive new messages --receive-all receive new messages from all accounts --send send all queued messages --status show the total number of messages [new][unread][unread answers to marked][total] --status folder[/subfolder] show the total number of messages in specified folder [new][unread][unread answers to marked][total] --status-full show the total number of messages per folder [new][unread][unread answers to marked][total] --statistics show session statistics --reset-statistics reset session statistics --select [#mh/mailbox/]folder[/msg|/msgid] on startup, jumps to the specified folder/message --online start Claws Mail in (or switch to, if already running) online mode --offline start Claws Mail in (or switch to, if already running) offline mode --help display the help message and exit --exit exit Claws Mail --debug for debug mode --version display version number and exit --version-full display version number and compiled-in features then exit --config-dir display the CONFIG-DIR and exit --alternate-config-dir [dir] start Claws Mail with the configuration stored in [dir] directory ENVIRONMENT
LC_ALL LC_CTYPE LANG locale to use for non-win32 systems (the first one not empty is used) SSL_CERT_FILE use this CA certificates file instead of searching known system files SSL_CERT_DIR use this CA certificates directory instead known system directories POSIXLY_CORRECT if defined regular expressions matching follows POSIX standards HOME full path of the user's home directory CLAWS_NO_CRASH if defined disables crash dialog (only if Claws Mail has been built with crash dialog feature enabled) G_BROKEN_FILENAMES assumes that filenames are in the locale encoding rather than in UTF-8 PILOT_CHARSET if defined overrides default J-Pilot charset (CP1252) SESSION_MANAGER if defined tries to use the Session Manager (only if Claws Mail has been built with libSM feature enabled) DISPLAY default host and display number to use GPG_AGENT_INFO the information to access the GPG agent if using GPG agent is enabled in GPG plugin preferences (this is usually set by the agent when launched, otherwise it likely means the GPG agent is not running) SHELL if defined overrides default shell "sh" used by Spamassassin plugin to launch spamc wrappers BUGS
You can search for existing bugs and report new ones on Claws Mail bugzilla: <> COPYRIGHT
1999-2011 Hiroyuki Yamamoto and the Claws Mail team AUTHORS
The Claws Mail Team Holger Berndt <> Tristan Chabredier <> Hoa Viet Dinh <> Andrej Kacian <> Darko Koruga <> Ricardo Mones Lastra <> Colin Leroy <> Paul Mangan <> Salvatore De Paolis <> Previous team members Keith Edmunds Match Grun Melvin Hadasht Oliver Haertel Christoph Hohmann Alfons Hoogervorst Werner Koch Thorsten Maerz Leandro A. F. Pereira Luke Plant Martin Schaaf Carsten Schurig Fabien Vantard Sergey Vlasov Hiroyuki Yamamoto SEE ALSO
Claws Mail Homepage <> Claws Mail online manual <> Claws Mail plugins <> The Claws Mail team November 1, 2011 CLAWS MAIL(1)
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