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Thunderbird ( Mozilla ) Email replacement(?) "Fossamail"
PaleMoon ^ | taildragger

Posted on 06/07/2014 10:15:48 AM PDT by taildragger

Welcome to the FossaMail homepage!

FossaMail is an Open Source, Mozilla Thunderbird-based mail, news and chat client for Windows, brought to you by the Pale Moon developer (and therefore not affiliated with the Mozilla Corporation). It is an optimized and reconfigured re-build of Mozilla Thunderbird ESR.

(Excerpt) Read more at fossamail.org ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: email; fossamail; mozilla; opensource; palemoon; thunderbird; windows
FossaMail:

Is built from source with compiler optimizations geared towards an as stable and smooth operation of the client as possible (Pale Moon-alike optimizations). Uses its own profile folder on your system. This means it will not interfere with existing Thunderbird installations. The default profile location is %APPDATA%\FossaMail Should be compatible with all Thunderbird add-ons and plugins. Is available in 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) versions. Comes with an optional calendar/organizer add-on (Lightning) that will allow it to be used in a Microsoft Outlook style information manager fashion.

System requirements:

Windows Vista or above (Windows XP is not supported) A processor with SSE2 support Sufficient hard drive space to install and store your e-mail and other data An internet connection ;-)

Current version: 24.5.0

1 posted on 06/07/2014 10:15:48 AM PDT by taildragger
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To: taildragger

For those that want to divorce themselves from Mozilla. FYI, I have not downloaded it or tried Fossa yet, Palemoon works wonderfully, hopefully this does too...


2 posted on 06/07/2014 10:16:57 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: taildragger

I am using Pale Moon for Linux and I have no complaints


3 posted on 06/07/2014 10:18:02 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: taildragger

4 posted on 06/07/2014 10:18:05 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: taildragger

Been using Thunderbird for several months. Love it.


5 posted on 06/07/2014 10:18:35 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Louis Foxwell

This would be a non-Mozilla Clone. Yes T-Bird is great many good add-ons as well.


6 posted on 06/07/2014 10:19:48 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: MuttTheHoople

That is the word...


7 posted on 06/07/2014 10:22:24 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Calvin Locke
and the price ?

(yoost'a be ... )

thirty twice

8 posted on 06/07/2014 10:25:54 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: taildragger
I've been using Thunderbird for years. I'm currently running it on Ubuntu, Windows 8.1, and Mac OSX. (Although that doesn't really count: it's all the same laptop, VirtualBox with two VM's on OSX).

Haven't found a reason to switch to a clone like PaleMoon, but I couldn't do it on Mac OSX anyway.

9 posted on 06/07/2014 10:27:27 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: taildragger

When I hear “fossamail” why does Jar Jar Binks come to mind???


10 posted on 06/07/2014 10:33:19 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: ShadowAce; martin_fierro; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ...

Thanks taildragger.


11 posted on 06/07/2014 10:46:55 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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There’s also the Slimbrowser:

http://www.slimbrowser.net/en/


12 posted on 06/07/2014 10:49:31 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: taildragger

Anyone remember Eudora or Netscape Messenger 9? Heh. I’ve been using Turd-Bird email since 2005, and it works fine.


13 posted on 06/07/2014 10:49:59 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill
Anyone remember Eudora

I got Eudora with my second ISP signup. (First was Delphi, text only, then TIAC.) I liked Eudora so much that I got the paid version. Been using Thunderbird and its forks (e.g. Icedove) since then.

14 posted on 06/07/2014 11:17:17 AM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: NewHampshireDuo

Outlook is still the best email/PIM I ever used but I only use it at work where they are paying for it.

I’ve been using Thunderbird with the lightning addon for 6 years now and I’m very happy with it but I’m eager to migrate away from all my mozilla stuff. Palemoon is a fine substitute for Firefox.

Any word if Fossamail is going to go portable?


15 posted on 06/07/2014 11:44:23 AM PDT by webcrosby
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To: webcrosby
Any word if Fossamail is going to go portable?

I think it is so new that we will have to see or email them...

16 posted on 06/07/2014 12:28:46 PM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: NewHampshireDuo

Got the Eudora and Netscape CDs in summer of ‘95 with first ISP’s software, and a ‘blazing-fast’ 14.4 dial-up. Hot stuff back then, compared to my old ‘86/’87 IBM PS2/50 and 9600 baud dial-up on Compuserve BBS. Still had those and everything since, in boxes, until last move. Felt good to clean-out the ‘archives’.


17 posted on 06/07/2014 12:29:22 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: taildragger

Been using T-bird for several years. Would really like to dump it.

Some of the time its great, but then along comes one of their many upgrades and the shite starts happening. This is routine about every other “upgrade”.

Anyone know how to move email files over and operations to Outlook? Yeah I know it sounds dumb, but I prefer reliable over new fangled snazzy or something you need to be a tech contributor to CNET to figure out.

Thunderbird is no help with transferring away from their little nest.


18 posted on 06/07/2014 1:11:29 PM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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