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Easy to use e-mail client

Thunderbird 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.

Thunderbird has IRC support, and the calendar extension Mozilla Lightning is now installed by default.



Icedove was the Debian project's rebranded version of the Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client. In February 2017, Thunderbird packages were reintroduced into the Debian repositories, and on April 20, 2017, the Icedove package in Debian Stable was de-branded back to Thunderbird.[1]

"IRC [] " IRC Help channel

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License:MPL1.1Andrew Engelbrecht1 June 2012
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Leaders and contributors

Guido Guenther Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 July 2017.


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