Article Idea: Email Clients in Fedora

Sylvia Sánchez lailahfsf at
Fri Jan 15 18:12:44 UTC 2016

I can take some screen shots but no Adwaita here. Should be shots of
Kmail/Kontact and Evolution, it's what I have on my laptop.


On 14/01/2016, Jiri Eischmann <jeischma at> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Paul W. Frields" <stickster at>
>> To: marketing at
>> Sent: Thursday, January 7, 2016 11:45:09 PM
>> Subject: Re: Article Idea: Email Clients in Fedora
>> On Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 04:43:58PM -0500, Justin W. Flory wrote:
>> > On 01/06/2016 11:14 AM, Jiri Eischmann wrote:
>> > >Hi,
>> > >I've written an article for where I list the most popular
>> > >email clients available in Fedora, write about their pros and cons etc.
>> > >I could translate it to English, I wonder whether it's a good fit for
>> > >Fedora Magazine or whether I should change the article in any way.
>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>> > The idea gets a +1 from me. I think this would definitely be an article
>> > good
>> > for the Magazine.
>> All agreed, Jiří -- we would like to have this article!  I will be
>> happy to edit for you.  We are thinking of publishing it the week of
>> January 18, possibly earlier based on readiness of one of the articles
>> in the queue, but it depends on your available time. :-)
> I've translated the article. It's currently saved as "pending review". The
> text definitely needs proof reading. I'd also like to ask for help with
> screenshots. All original screenshots I made are with Czech localization. It
> would take me quite some time to set up all clients again and it always
> looks more natural if the app is really used. Is here anyone who is using
> any of the clients and could do a screenshot for me (for the sake of
> consistence they should all use the default Adwaita theme and there should
> be borders with wallpapers, screenshots looks better with that than with
> just a window).
> I added a featured picture from the original article as a placeholder. It
> could be used, but it's just my amateur effort, I'm pretty sure Ryan or
> anyone else of the Fedora design team can make something much better.
> I've also been thinking about adding a note with a Fedora contributor who
> uses that particular client saying why it's her/his choice. What do you
> think about this idea? That would put faces to our software and show that
> Fedora contributors use software from Fedora. I already have some candidates
> from the voting at G+: Evolution is used by Peter Robinson, Thunderbird by
> Christoph Wickert, Geary by Jakub Steiner, Kmail by Dan Vratil, Mutt by
> Harish Pillay or Petr Sabata. I haven't found anyone with Alpine and Claws
> Mail.
> Jiri
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