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Re: [trinity-users] Re: more re. tde and qt5

From: Jimmy Johnson <field.engineer@...>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2018 19:13:40 -0700
On 04/28/2018 06:56 PM, Jimmy Johnson wrote:
> On 04/28/2018 04:17 PM, dep wrote:
> 
>> i'm glad you have kmail working as you like. i do, too.
>>
>> |What does this protonmail do that makes it so much more desirable?
>>
>> it's not either/or. protonmail is a secure mail service, not a mail 
>> client. you can learn about it if you like at protonmail.com. thing 
>> is, access to protonmail in linux is currently via a secure web 
>> interface (or an unofficial desktop app that is really a secure 
>> browser dedicated to protonmail). for windows and mac there is a thing 
>> called protonmail bridge. it encrypts the mail on the local machine 
>> before sending it, and decrypts it upon receipt, allowing more 
>> traditional mail clients to send and receive mail through protonmail. 
>> there is currently a beta, available only from protonmail, of the 
>> bridge for linux. that is what i am trying to install, so i can 
>> continue to use kmail, as i have for nearly two decades.
>>
>> part of the reason for this is a change of the terms of use by my isp 
>> a week ago, wherein they announced that they would be combing through 
>> my email, pictures, and everything else in search of things useful to 
>> them. as a reporter and photographer for a living, i found this 
>> unacceptable. hence protonmail and hence my desire to make it work 
>> with kmail.
> 
>> Sent with [ProtonMail](https://protonmail.com/) Secure Email. Because 
>> privacy matters.


> I don't understand.  What dose webmail have to do with kmail?


Is this what you are doing or trying to do?
  https://protonmail.com/support/knowledge-base/bridge-for-linux/

Cheers,
-- 
Jimmy Johnson

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