How to install Claws Mail on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Claws Mail on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

Ps.  We apologize for the strange recording part between the Linux apps setup and the terminal opening-up.  It is some strange error with the recording, we hope it doesn't disturb you too much!

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 89,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install claws-mail

Official Site:
https://www.claws-mail.org/

For thorough documentation on how to set it up, look here:
https://www.claws-mail.org/documentation.php

All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support

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