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Icedove is an multiplatform mail client based on Mozilla Thunderbird.

It supports different mail accounts (POP, IMAP, Gmail), has an integrated learning Spam filter, and offers easy organization of mails with tagging and virtual folders. Also, more features can be added by installing extensions. The goal of Icedove is to produce a cross platform standalone mail application using the XUL user interface language.

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Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

EnigmailGPG support for Thunderbird/Icedove
FlashGot Mass DownloaderDownload all the links, movies and audio clips of a page at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers.
FlashgotExtension to handle downloads with external download managers
Adblock EdgeAdblock Edge is a fork of the Adblock Plus version 2.1.2 extension for blocking advertisements on the web, without sponsored ads whitelist.
Adblock PlusAd blocker
CompactHeaderAdd symbol in header plane to switch between compact and expanded view. Options to switch between one or two lines compact view, which buttons should be displayed in header pane. For Thunderbird 36 and older use version 2.0.9 (see version history)
Display QuotaThis extension will display the current status of your IMAP quota in thunderbird's statusbar and will warn you when you reach a configurable limit...
Enhanced Desktop NotificationsProvides enhanced new mail desktop notifications using the notify-send library.
Extra Folder ColumnsThis extension is for those TB3 users who want the multiple-columns view that TB2 allowed.
SmartTemplate4SmartTemplate4 offers an easy way to automatically create customized replies by auto-inserting various mail headers.
StationeryExtension to mimic Outlook Express Stationery. Allow you to use HTML files as templates for mail. Also allow custom template in replies or forwarded mail!
TorBirdyProvides safe Tor support for Icedove/Mozilla Thunderbird
µBlock OriginA wide-spectrum blocker. Easy on CPU and memory.
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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
MPL1.1Andrew Engelbrecht1 June 2012
GPLv2orlaterAndrew Engelbrecht1 June 2012
LGPLv2.1orlaterAndrew Engelbrecht1 June 2012

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Guido Guenther Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use fontconfig
Required to build libcurl4-openssl-dev
Required to use atk1.0
Required to use gtk+-2.10
Required to use x11
Required to use freetype
Required to build libnotify-dev
Required to use glibc
Required to use pango-1.14
Required to use xext
Required to use libgcc
Required to build libxt-dev
Required to use cairo
Required to use X.Org-1.7+
Required to use xrender
Required to use gdk-pixbuf2.0
Required to build libiw-dev
Required to use dbus-1
Required to use libstdc++4.3
Required to use xt
Required to use startup-notification
Required to build mesa-common-dev
Required to use dbus-glib
Required to build libasound2-dev
Required to use asound
Required to use glib-2.12
Required to use stdc++6
Required to build autoconf2.13

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 May 2015.


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