Foxmail Alternatives for Linux

    Foxmail is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Foxmail and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Foxmail are Claws Mail (Free, Open Source), (Free Personal), Columba (Free, Open Source) and Ymail2 (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

    1. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.
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      No working support for exchange accompt.
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    2. Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+, featuring Quick response Graceful, and sophisticated interface Easy configuration, intuitive operation Abundant features Extensibility Robustness and stability
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Columba is an email client written in Java, featuring a user-friendly graphical interface with wizards and internalionalization support. Its a powerful mail management tool with features to enhance your productivity and communication.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.4, released in March 2007, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      yMail2 is a standalone email client for Windows (and Linux), available for free since 2003. Now with SSL support included so you can use it with Gmail and Hotmail POP3 and SMTP accounts.


      Latest version is, dated 24 Jan 2014. See

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