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Old 03-01-2010, 08:08 AM
Zeerak Mustafa Waseem
Default mail client for mbox format sought

On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 10:06:49AM +0100, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> Hi,
> my setup here is a running Postix MTA which stores all incoming mail
> into a single file (per user) in mbox format (/var/spool/mail/$USER)
> I'm desparately looking for a mail client with a GUI which can handle
> that.
> I didn't manage to configure Thunderbird(-3.0.1) (it always tries to set
> up an IMAP or POP3 account) and importing mails from the mbox file again
> and again isn't a solution.
> I've tried Evolution, setting "Receiving Email' to 'Standard Unix mbox
> spool file'.
> This shows my email headers but when I click on one of these I always
> get
> 'Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync'
> I've been googling around but any suggestions to remove some index files
> didn't help either.
> So, does anybody know a solution?
> Many thanks,
> Helmut.
> --
> Helmut Jarausch
> Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
> RWTH - Aachen University
> D 52056 Aachen, Germany

How about claws? As far as I remember it supports mbox format :-)

Zeerak Waseem

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