'claws-mail' re-installed, and now runs / minimization
dushanm at spinn.net
Sat Aug 28 11:12:22 PDT 2010
On 28 Aug 2010 Vlado Plaga<rechner at vlado-do.de> wrote:
> Am Wed, 25 Aug 2010 10:08:10 -0600 schriebdushanm at spinn.net:
>> After re-installing 'claws-mail' and then typing its name in
>> Terminal, as you instructed, it now runs.
> Hey, I'm glad to hear you can use claws-mail now! I'm a claws-mail
> user and fan, and for the Macports Portfile I'm also the maintainer -
> so I like hearing from others who use it on Mac OS. I'm frequently
> switching between Mac OS and Linux (which I prefer, but which does
> not have 3D, Flash or "sleep mode" support on my PPC iMac).
>> Even then it was playing coy, tho: As soon as I hit Enter, a new
>> window appeared and immediately shrank and dove to the Dock.
> Claws-mail is also doing that on my Mac OS, has already been doing
> that before I became the maintainer. It is annoying, but I got used
> to it. On my system claws-mail just minimizes and immediately comes
> up again, though. There is no such problem on Linux, and displaying
> folders with many mails is significantly faster too. Strangely so,
> I would say, because all my e-mails are always on a Mac (hfsplus)
Claws-mail looks very promising, especially after experiencing some
of the idiocies of Thunderbird and Seamonkey. But there is one thing
in claws-mail I would very much like to modify but didn't see how to:
Changing the background color of received email messages. I did see
how to specify the background color of quoted text in a reply, but no-
thing else. The default stark white background of the message window
is hard on my eyes (exacerbated by a cataract in one eye from an old
Nothing I found on the Internet has given me a clue about how to ad-
just main-window colors, and so far nobody on the claws-mail forum has
offered an answer to my query. Are you aware of any way to do this?
If the color scheme isn't hard-wired, I'd be happy to use modify some
config file from the command line, if I knew which file and what to
Thanks to anyone with suggestions.
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