[kdepim-users] separate instances of Thunderbird or Kmail

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 30 12:10:30 BST 2008

On Wednesday 30 July 2008 11:58:27 O. Sinclair wrote:
> I have a feeling this might have been discussed before but here goes:
> I run both Kontact/Kmail and Thunderbird as mail clients, the reason
> being that I use Kontact for all my business and also personal emailing.
> Thunderbird I use for mailing-lists such as this. For me this works
> better than "disturbing" my business with loads of mail that might or
> might not be interesting to what I am doing at the moment. It is also a
> support-issue, I have users that use one or the other.
> So far so good. Now I have joined a mailinglist that has got to do with
> trading mainly (bartering you might say) and I get flooded with mails
> where maybe 1 of 10 is interesting. I dont want to go webmail for it
> since I want to save the  interesting ones and not always have to be
> online when I go through downloaded mails.
> So I am looking for a way to run a second instance of Thunderbird or
> Kmail that is totally separate and "unaware" of the "main" ones. I did
> install Clawmail and I dont like it one bit but am using it
> nevertheless. I tried Mailody but it does not seem to store retrieved
> mails offline so is useless to me.
> Anyone has ideas of how to achieve this. And please do not suggest Mutt
> or other cli - clients, I am far too gui-oriented.
OTOH, wouldn't it be easier to filter the new mailing list to another folder 
for reading when you want to?  You could do that in either kmail or t'bird.  
If a list identifier is in the subject you can use that, but many MLs have a 
list-id in the headers that can do it possibly better

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