Paul Kater (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jens Oberender (email@example.com)
Sylpheed FAQ (for version 0.7.3)
This FAQ consists of the following sections:
Sylpheed FAQ - General information
1.1 Q01 Are there FAQ's in other languages?
1.2 Q02 What is Sylpheed?
1.3 Q03 Where can I get Sylpheed?
1.4 Q04 Who writes Sylpheed?
1.5 Q05 What does the name Sylpheed mean?
1.6 Q06 How does Sylpheed store mails?
1.7 Q07 Why does the auto collection of mail not work?
1.8 Q08 Does Sylpheed have mail filtering?
1.9 Q09 Can Sylpheed handle IMAP mail?
1.10 Q10 Can Sylpheed handle local unix mailboxes?
1.11 Q11 Can Sylpheed handle IPv6?
1.12 Q12 Does Sylpheed support encryption like GPG?
1.13 Q13 How does Sylpheed check for MIME types?
1.14 Q14 Does Sylpheed allow me to write HTML styled messages?
1.15 Q15 Does Sylpheed have name completion in the address fields?
1.16 Q16 Fine, but when I hit the TAB key I get an error message.
1.17 Q17 Why is Sylpheed so fast?
1.18 Q18 Where can I get the current patches for Sylpheed?
1.19 Q19 How can I send in patches, report bugs, talk about Sylpheed with others?
1.20 Q20 When I send mail, the Content-Type header says the mail is in US-ASCII, even when I specified ISO-8859-1?
1.21 Q21 Why does it look like word wrap is not working?
1.22 Q22 Where can I find the latest FAQ on Sylpheed?
1.23 Q23 Can I import a mbox into Sylpheed's MH mailfolders?
1.24 Q24 Can I use procmail to sort my mails with the MH mail handling?
1.25 Q25 When I upgrade Sylpheed, are there things I should be aware of?
1.26 Q26 How can I quickly update the views in Sylpheed?
1.27 Q27 Why can't I use gvim as external editor?
Sylpheed FAQ - Installation and Configuration
2.1 Q01 What does it take to compile Sylpheed?
2.2 Q02 How do I set up Sylpheed?
2.3 Q03 How do I set up an account?
2.4 Q04 How many accounts can I set up in Sylpheed?
2.5 Q05 Why does Sylpheed not delete my mails when I press "delete"? I set a filter, and Sylpheed does not filter. I moved a mail to a different mailbox and it did not move.
2.6 Q06 Can I set up special addresses/ports for my mailserver / newsserver?
2.7 Q07 Does Sylpheed have options for threading messages?
2.8 Q08 Can I create multiple levels of subfolders to store mail?
2.9 Q09 Why isn't Sylpheed sending my mail out?
2.10 Q10 How do I apply a patch after downloading it?
2.11 Q11 How do I compile in support for compface pictures?
2.12 Q12 How do I make my own compface image?
2.13 Q13 How can I tell my browser/newsclient/other program to use Sylpheed as e-mail program?
2.14 Q14 How do I enable GPG support in Sylpheed?
2.15 Q15 Mutt does not recognize Sylpheed's MH structure
2.16 Q16 Viewing a GIF file within Sylpheed causes a segmentation fault.
2.17 Q17 How can I make Sylpheed notify me when new mail arrives?
Sylpheed FAQ - Interface
3.1 Q01 How do I make Sylpheed display my language?
3.2 Q02 I don't like the default font. Can I change that?
3.3 Q03 There are too many columns in the message list!!
3.4 Q04 Can I use a different editor to write my mails?
3.5 Q05 How to change the font size in the Sylpheed interface?
3.6 Q06 Sylpheed saves my outgoing mail (in Outbox). Can I make it stop doing that?
3.7 Q07 How can I change the key-bindings (hot-keys) in Sylpheed?
3.8 Q08 Can I close windows without the mouse?
3.9 Q09 Can I change the way the date is displayed in the message summary?
3.10 Q10 Why can't I see the compface pictures?
3.11 Q11 I still can't see the pictures. Why not?
3.12 Q12 Why does the URL Launcher not launch my webbrowser?
3.13 Q13 Attachments with spaces in the name won't open!