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Kmail, sending and reciving Proton mail was Re: more re. tde and qt5

From: Jimmy Johnson <field.engineer@...>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2018 19:53:30 -0700
On 04/28/2018 07:13 PM, Jimmy Johnson wrote:
> 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/


Are you a beta-tester?

You are paying for this service, have you contacted Protonmail for help?

Have you read kmail docs for help?
  https://userbase.kde.org/KMail

Cheers,
-- 
Jimmy Johnson

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