Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Claws Mail is an email client and news reader, written in GTK+. It has a simple and intuitive interface, allowing the user to manage their mails easilly.
The latest version available is Claws Mail 3.10, which has been recently released. Among others, the app comes with better certificate handling, a new feature for auto-configuration of account email servers based on SRV records, the Draft messages are now saved as New and the Drafts folder get highlighted to remind the users they have unfinished mails, the reply to all features now excludes your own address and got a replace signature button. For more information, see the official announcement.
In this article I will show you how to install Claws Mail 3.10 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Claws Mail 3.10 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the claws-mail and claws-mail-themes packages. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:claws-mail/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install claws-mail claws-mail-themes
Optional, to remove claws-mail and claws-mail-themes, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove claws-mail claws-mail-themes