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NAME

       claws-mail - a GTK+ based fast email and news client

SYNOPSIS

       claws-mail [options]

DESCRIPTION

       Claws  Mail  is  an  email client (and news reader) based on GTK+, running on the X Window
       System, and aiming for:
              * Quick response
              * Graceful, and sophisticated interface
              * Easy configuration, intuitive operation
              * Abundant features

       Currently implemented features include:
              o POP3 support
              o IMAP4rev1 support
              o integrated NetNews client
              o unlimited multiple account handling
              o thread display
              o filtering
              o MIME (attachments)
              o built-in image view
              o X-Face and (colour) Face support
              o multiple MH folder support
              o mbox importing / exporting
              o external editor support
              o message queueing
              o automatic mail checking
              o draft message function
              o template function
              o line-wrapping
              o clickable URI
              o XML-based address book
              o LDAP, vCard, and JPilot support
              o newly arrived and unread message management
              o Mew/Wanderlust-like key bind
              o printing
              o APOP authentication support
              o SMTP AUTH support
              o SSL support (POP3, SMTP, IMAP4rev1)
              o IPv6 support
              o drag & drop (partially implemented)
              o GnuPG support
              o automake + autoconf support
              o internationalization of messages by gettext
              o support of many code sets, including UTF-8 (Unicode) (when using libjconv)
              o support for plugins

       This list is not complete.

OPTIONS

        --compose [address]
        --compose-from-file file
        --subscribe [uri]
        --attach file1 [file2]...
        --receive
        --receive-all
        --send
        --status
        --status folder[/subfolder]
        --status-full
        --select [#mh/mailbox/]folder[/msg|/msgid]
        --online
        --offline
        --exit
        --debug
        --help
        --version
        --version-full
        --config-dir
        --alternate-config-dir [dir]

FILES

       $HOME/Mail
              Default directory for mail storage

       $PREFIX/share/claws-mail
              Global program directory

       $PREFIX/share/claws-mail/manual
              Manual files in HTML, PDF, PostScript and plain text format

       $PREFIX/share/claws-mail/themes
              Global themes directory

       $PREFIX/lib/claws-mail/plugins
              Directory for plugins

       $PREFIX/include/claws-mail
              Directory for header files

       $HOME/.claws-mail
              Default directory for user's configuration files directory

       $HOME/.claws-mail/addrbook/*
              Addressbook files

       $HOME/.claws-mail/autofaces/*
              Automatic Faces and X-Faces files for accounts

       $HOME/.claws-mail/certs/*
              SSL certificates received from mail servers

       $HOME/.claws-mail/templates
              User-defined templates directory

       $HOME/.claws-mail/themes
              User's themes directory

       $HOME/.claws-mail/accountrc
              Configuration for account(s)

       $HOME/.claws-mail/actionsrc
              User-defined custom actions

       $HOME/.claws-mail/addressbookcustomattributerc
              User-defined address book custom attributes

       $HOME/.claws-mail/claws.log
              Claws Mail logfile

       $HOME/.claws-mail/claws-win32.log
              Claws Mail output file (Windows only)

       $HOME/.claws-mail/clawsrc
              Main configuration file

       $HOME/.claws-mail/command_history
              User-specified commands

       $HOME/.claws-mail/customheaderrc
              Configuration for custom headers for sending mail

       $HOME/.claws-mail/dispheaderrc
              Configuration for custom display of headers in message view

       $HOME/.claws-mail/folderitemrc
              All folders' attributes

       $HOME/.claws-mail/folderlist.xml
              Folder hierarchy listing

       $HOME/.claws-mail/matcherrc
              Filtering and Processing function configuration

       $HOME/.claws-mail/menurc
              Menu shortcut-key configuration

       $HOME/.claws-mail/messagesearch_history
              User-specified searches in message bodies

       $HOME/.claws-mail/quicksearch_history
              User-specified quick-search list

       $HOME/.claws-mail/messagesearch_history
              User-specified searches in message bodies

       $HOME/.claws-mail/summary*_history
              User-specified searches in message list

       $HOME/.claws-mail/tagsrc
              User-specified tag list

       $HOME/.claws-mail/toolbar*.xml
              User-defined custom toolbars

EXAMPLES

       To run this program the standard way type:

       claws-mail

       Alternatively you can run it with the following options:

       --compose [address]
              to open a Compose window

       --compose-from-file file
              open composition window with data from given file. Use - as file name  for  reading
              from  standard  input. Content format: headers first (To: header required) until an
              empty line is found, then mail body until end of file.

       --subscribe [uri]
              subscribe to the given URI if possible

       --attach file1 [file2]...
              open composition window with specified files attached

       --compose "mailto:%t?subject=%s&cc=%c&body=%b"
              this syntax can be used in web-browsers and CLI to  open  a  pre-populated  Compose
              window.   Possible  fields  after the destination recipient are: subject, from, cc,
              bcc, in-reply-to, body, insert (insert a file  in  body  part,  needs  an  absolute
              path), attach (attach a file, needs an absolute path, see also: --attach)

       --receive
              receive new messages

       --receive-all
              receive new messages from all accounts

       --send
              send all queued messages

       --status
              show the total number of messages
              [new][unread][unread answers to marked][total]

       --status folder[/subfolder]
              show the total number of messages in specified folder
              [new][unread][unread answers to marked][total]

       --status-full
              show the total number of messages per folder
              [new][unread][unread answers to marked][total]

       --select [#mh/mailbox/]folder[/msg|/msgid]
              on startup, jumps to the specified folder/message

       --online
              start Claws Mail in (or switch to, if already running) online mode

       --offline
              start Claws Mail in (or switch to, if already running) offline mode

       --help display the help message and exit

       --exit exit Claws Mail

       --debug
              for debug mode

       --version
              display version number and exit

       --version-full
              display version number and compiled-in features then exit

       --config-dir
              display the CONFIG-DIR and exit

       --alternate-config-dir [dir]
              start Claws Mail with the configuration stored in [dir] directory

ENVIRONMENT

       LC_ALL

       LC_CTYPE

       LANG   locale to use for non-win32 systems (the first one not empty is used)

       SSL_CERT_FILE
              use this CA certificates file instead of searching known system files

       SSL_CERT_DIR
              use this CA certificates directory instead known system directories

       POSIXLY_CORRECT
              if defined regular expressions matching follows POSIX standards

       HOME   full path of the user's home directory

       CLAWS_NO_CRASH
              if  defined  disables  crash  dialog  (only if Claws Mail has been built with crash
              dialog feature enabled)

       G_BROKEN_FILENAMES
              assumes that filenames are in the locale encoding rather than in UTF-8

       PILOT_CHARSET
              if defined overrides default J-Pilot charset (CP1252)

       SESSION_MANAGER
              if defined tries to use the Session Manager (only if Claws Mail has been built with
              libSM feature enabled)

       DISPLAY
              default host and display number to use

       GPG_AGENT_INFO
              the information to access the GPG agent if using GPG agent is enabled in GPG plugin
              preferences (this is usually set by the agent when launched,  otherwise  it  likely
              means the GPG agent is not running)

       SHELL  if defined overrides default shell "sh" used by Spamassassin plugin to launch spamc
              wrappers

BUGS

       You can search for existing bugs and report new ones on Claws Mail bugzilla:
              <http://www.thewildbeast.co.uk/claws-mail/bugzilla/>

COPYRIGHT

       1999-2011 Hiroyuki Yamamoto and the Claws Mail team

AUTHORS

       The Claws Mail Team
              Holger Berndt            <berndth@users.sf.net>
              Tristan Chabredier       <wwp@claws-mail.org>
              Hoà Viêt Dinh            <hoa@users.sf.net>
              Andrej Kacian            <andrej@kacian.sk>
              Darko Koruga             <darko@users.sf.net>
              Ricardo Mones Lastra     <ricardo@mones.org>
              Colin Leroy              <colin@colino.net>
              Paul Mangan              <paul@claws-mail.org>
              Salvatore De Paolis      <iwkse@claws-mail.org>

       Previous team members
              Keith Edmunds
              Match Grun
              Melvin Hadasht
              Oliver Haertel
              Christoph Hohmann
              Alfons Hoogervorst
              Werner Koch
              Thorsten Maerz
              Leandro A. F. Pereira
              Luke Plant
              Martin Schaaf
              Carsten Schurig
              Fabien Vantard
              Sergey Vlasov
              Hiroyuki Yamamoto

SEE ALSO

       Claws Mail Homepage
              <http://www.claws-mail.org>

       Claws Mail online manual
              <http://www.claws-mail.org/manual>

       Claws Mail plugins
              <http://www.claws-mail.org/plugins.php>